- These six young Nigerian models have worked with some of the biggest names in world fashion already and are primed to
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.
This 16-year-old model has worked with some of the biggest names in the Nigerian fashion industry, from Bridget Awosika to Mai Atafo, Maki Oh, Lanre Da Silva, Tiffany Amber, Ejiro Amos Tafiri, Andrea Iyamah and Deola Sagoe. She was also part of the 1702 London campaign.
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!
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 Gabbana, Versace, Prada, Moschino, and more.
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 Ford, Prada, Alexander McQueenand most recently, Beyonce, on the Ivy Park collection.
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 Elle, Marie Claire, Glamour and more.
In 2011, she was chosen as the only black model to feature in Sports Illustrated SA.
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, Fendi, Versace, Hermes, Kenzo, 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.