Victor Ndigwe, Mayowa Nicholas, Toyin Oyeneye and 3 other Nigerian fashion models taking the world by storm

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  • These six young Nigerian models have worked with some of the biggest names in world fashion already and are primed to Elite model

If academic qualifications were awarded for modelling success, then these guys would be well on their way to earning Masters degrees, judging by how far they’ve gotten so quickly in their young careers.

Here are the six Nigerian models set to take the fashion world by storm.

Myever Akinleye

Myever Akinleye
Myever Akinleye
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The teenager has worked with some of the biggest names in Nigerian fashion

This 16-year-old model has worked with some of the biggest names in the Nigerian fashion industry, from Bridget Awosika to Mai AtafoMaki OhLanre Da SilvaTiffany Amber, Ejiro Amos Tafiri, Andrea Iyamah and Deola Sagoe. She was also part of the 1702 London campaign.

Toyin Oyeneye

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Toyin Oyeneye
Toyin Oyeneye
Toyin on the cover of GQ Style
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From GQ to Adidas, Toyin has worked in high places and is heading higher

Toyin has not only worked with some of the biggest names in fashion; from Adidas to Ackermans, he has also been on the cover of GQ Style magazine!

Mayowa Nicholas

Mayowa Nicholas
Mayowa Nicholas
Mayowa Nicholas 2
She has worked with top designers like Prada, Dolce and Gabbana, Versace and more
Mayowa Nicholas
The 18-year-old is a past winner of the Aquafina Elite Model Look competition

One of the winners of the Aquafina Elite Model Look competition in 2014, Mayowa has joined the league of the most sought after models on the runways of Paris and Milan.

The 18-year-old has worked with top designers like Dolce and GabbanaVersacePradaMoschino, and more.

Betty Adewole

Betty Adewole
Betty Adewole

21-year-old, London-based Betty, left a promising career as an athlete to try her hands at modelling, and she’s killin’ it. She has worked with Tom FordPradaAlexander McQueenand most recently, Beyonce, on the Ivy Park collection.

Adeola Ariyo

Adeola Ariyo
Adeola has featured in a number of high profile fashion magazines
Adeola Ariyo
She is also an Elizabeth Arden ambassador

The first-ever African ambassador for Elizabeth Arden, Adeola Ariyo has been modelling since 13 and has since been in almost every major fashion magazine from Cosmopolitan, to ElleMarie ClaireGlamour and more.

In 2011, she was chosen as the only black model to feature in Sports Illustrated SA.

Victor Ndigwe

Victor Ndigwe
Victor Ndigwe
Victor Ndigwe
The 20-year-old has walked runways in Paris and Milan
Victor Ndigwe
He is another past winner of the Aquafina Elite Model Look competition
Victor Ndigwe
He is the face of Missoni
Victor Ndigwe
Victor hasw worked with Hermes, D&G, Balmain, among other big names in fashion

Also a winner of Aquafina Elite Model Look competition in 2014, Victor has made a name for himself as the first Nigerian male model to walk the runways of Paris and Milan.

The 20-year-old has worked with Ermenegildo Zegna, Dolce and Gabbana, FendiVersaceHermesKenzo, and Balmain. He is currently the face of Missoni.

This Saturday, October 1st, 2016, at Oriental Hotel in Lagos, 20 aspiring models will also get the chance to become internationally recognised supermodels like Victor and Mayowa, at the Aquafina Elite Model Look 2016 competition.

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