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Pulse List 2016 Top 7 fashion brands of the year

These fashion brands make the top 7 ones from 2016 with visibility as yardstick, they were sported on top celebs, red carpet and were raved amongst style enthusiasts etc during the year...

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Pulse List 2016 is a round up of outstanding bits in different categories and for the top fashion brands of the year the yardstick was 'visibility'.

These brands had a great outing this year from being sported on various celebrities, becoming even more popular amongst the stylish crowd, style enthusiasts and sported fab all year round crafting pieces that were showstopping. These ones- in no particular order- definitely did well in 2016.

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Lisa Folawiyo, Maju play

Models in Lisa Folawiyo and Maju



1. Style Temple

Abuja based Style Temple is fast rising and for a new brand, it has become one to reckon with. The brand's aesthetic is bold, fashion forward, effortlessly chic and a lot of work go into the designs.

Style Temple play

Style Temple Spring 2017 Collection


The brand was featured at the GTBank Fashion Weekend and sported on top celebrities within the cause of the year. It tops the list because it's a newcomer that easily overtakes the brand that's been there before her and in every sense of the way, feels like the brand is here to stay.

2. Ejiro Amos Tafiri

Ejiro Amos Tafiri means business as the brand keeps re-inventing. This year, the brand's pieces were everywhere on celebrities and on red carpets. The brand understands the woman's body with its flattering drapes and classic styles.

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GTBank Fashion Weekend With Ejiro Amos Tafiri  (1) play Ejiro Amos Tafiri at GTBank Fashion Weekend


EAT has solidified herself as a brand to reckon with and she raises the ante everytime with stunning exclusives. She was seen a lot this year.

3. Toju Foyeh

Toju Foyeh was more visible this year (on celebrities and style lovers).

  play Toju Foyeh Beguile Bridal Collection


Though the eponymous brand catered to a lot more brides as wedding outfits, second outfits and red carpet as well as strictly made to measure, the brand didn't do so bad this year.

4. Fablane By Derin

2016 was Fablane by Derin year! The fast rising brand had eventful outing this year as well as sported on lots of celebrities, style enthusiasts who made sure to show off their FBD looks.

play A fablane by Derin piece (Instagram)


The brand scooped up an ELOY awards this year to cement its impressive outing in 2016. It definitely a brand to look out for.

5. Maju

Maju had a great run this year.


This online fashion retailer is known for their mass market appeal, they continually present shoppers with trendy pieces at affordable price points and for 2016 they came through even more than the previous year.

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6. Lisa Folawiyo

Lisa Folawiyo pieces turned heads on celebrities this year as more top celebrities chose chic offerings from the brand.

Lisa Folawiyo play

Lisa Folawiyo at the Heineken Lagos Fashion & Design Week 2016


The exclusive brand had pieces on more celebrities compared to the past year.

7. Tiannah Styling

Tiannah Styling had a good run this year!

Tiannah Styling & Elegante Kids showcases at Africa Fashion Week Nigeria 2016 play

Tiannah Styling & Elegante Kids showcases at Africa Fashion Week Nigeria 2016


For some reasons, a lot of celebrities chose pieces from the brand on red carpets and to make style statements during the course of the year. 2016 has to be one of the busiest years for the fashion brand.

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