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These Nigerian fashion bloggers have garnered an online presence, huge followings and loyalty – and even nab front-row spots at the biggest fashion shows in Lagos! Here’s our list of the top Nigerian fashion bloggers that you should know.
Lagos’ thriving creative scene has birthed some of the most fashionable women and men in blogging. Featuring enthralling posts, pictures and videos, these bloggers are making a name for themselves to a far reaching audience. While these Nigerian bloggers may make you drool for their trendy and must have closets, they’re also passionate about educating, inspiring and enlightening their loyal followers. Check them out!
Moss Onyi is a fashion, travel and lifestyle blogger who moved to the UK in order to advance her career as a chartered account. However, she is now a full time blogger and is based in Manchester, UK. She also works as a photographer and, since late 2017, runs the Moss Onyi blog with her husband, Craig Moss. The blog, as well as her unique taste in fashion, will leave you dreaming of a place far, far away, where you can get lost in a world that only dreams are made of.
Hadiza Lawal blogs at Woven Blends, a fashion and food blog that offers reviews, recipes and affordable style tips to its audience. Lawal’s mission is to bridge the gap between style and food because “food is clearly stylish.” She launched the blog in 2015 due to popular demand to share her secrets and is now dedicated to sharing both her Nigerian and intercontinental style dishes, personal style and lifestyle content.
Igee Okafor is a fashion and lifestyle blogger who creates content for “lifestyle enthusiasts to learn and create all-round conversation about Menswear and Culture.”
Okafor was born and raised in Lagos, Nigeria but spent some time studying in Paris and Spain before moving to the US to further his education in Business and Marketing at St. John’s University. He has been featured in Forbes, The New York Times, Huffington Post Canada, GQ Spain, Fader Magazine, Hypebeast, Fashionista, Pause Magazine, and Topman. He is currently based in New York City.
Grace Alex is a fashion blogger also known as T2pitchy on Instagram. She blogs at GA Fashion and is currently studying Communication Culture and Technology in Washington, D.C., USA. She initially started the blog in 2011 as a way to help her through her depression. Her open and honest online diary helped her connect with others who could relate to what she was going through and, since then, she has worked with big brands like Google, Clinique, Daniel Wellington, New Look and ASOS, among others.
Maryam Salam is a fashion blogger and founder of The Blogger Point, an influencer marketing community for Nigerian bloggers. Maryam studied Fashion Marketing and Branding at university in England, inevitably taking her love for fashion to the next level by starting her own blog in 2013. She is currently studying a Master’s degree in Entrepreneurship and International Business and works as a part-time stylist at Karen Millen. She hopes to grow The Blogger Point into an impactful community for Nigerian bloggers to meet each other, collaborate and express their ideas in a safe environment. She has worked with ASOS, Next, Accessorize, Maju, Grass-fields, and others.
Kuyet Bamai was born and raised in Kaduna State in the north of Nigeria. He is a fashion and lifestyle blogger, social media strategist and content creator currently undergoing the National Youth Service programme in the capital city, Abuja. He started blogging in 2015 and has since evolved in his blogging content where he shares his style picks and the “ups and downs” life has to offer.
The Cocopolitan is run by Mary A., a fashion, travel and lifestyle blogger based in Canada. She started the blog in 2013 and has continued to evolve as a content creator. Her mission is to share her truth and connect with her readers “one conversation, experience and outfit at a time.”
She has been featured on Coach New York, Vogue UK, Glamour UK, Daniel Wellington, Topshop Canada and StyleCaster, among others.
Another triple threat, the Lagos-based menswear blogger is a writer, medical doctor and a fashion lover. He expresses his passion for style and creativity on his blog, Akin Faminu. His fashion style rivals the likes of the best fashion bloggers on the world stage.
Billy Busari is a menswear fashion blogger at Boldly Billy. He uses his blog to express himself and his style. He sees his blog as a means to amuse and inspire his followers to be the best version of themselves.
Alexandriah Sho-Silva is better known by her social media username Tostos. She is a Fashion and Textile Design graduate and fashion blogger based in London. She runs the fashion and travel blog Style by Alexandriah. She views her style as comfortable, simple and elegant, and her blog as a means of self-expression. She’s worked with brands such as River Island, Dorothy Perkins, Monsoon Accessorize, Pantene and Westfield London.