Fashion designing both of men and women wears is becoming a very lucrative business in Nigeria. In Nigeria today there are men and women who have attained celebrity status because they sew breathtaking designs that can compete with any design anywhere in the world. In the past, they would have been regarded as ordinary tailor or “Obioma” who barely struggle to make ends meet in live. But it is a different improved story today.
Yomi Casual stands out as one of Nigeria’s best male fashion designers. In other words, among the men who are into fashion designing in Nigeria, you cannot talk about the best in the business without mentioning Yomi Casual. In general, he will make the list of the best 10 Nigeria fashion designers.
In this article, I have highlighted his profile briefly and also gave detailed incite of his designs with beautiful photos of his work as backup. Some of the designs in this article are Yomi Casual latest designs.
Who is Yomi Casual
Yomi Casual is the younger brother of Ace Comedian, AY. AY is a popular Nigerian comedian, actor and movie producer known for programs like the popular AY Live show and the movie, 30 Days in Atlanta.
Yomi is last of seven Children of the Makun Family. He is originally from Ifon in Ondo State Nigeria. Actually his full name is Olorunyomi Omoniyi Makun. And he holds a degree in fashion design and clothing technology from Auchi Polytechnic in Edo state, Nigeria.
Yomi Casual Designs and Styles
He started his fashion outfit, Yomi Casual in 2007 and broke into A-list Fashion designers in Nigeria when his bold and contemporary designs became the favourite of celebrities in Nigeria and Africa.
Yomi Casual is a label outfit that specializes in African design, especially cut-to-fit African design. His designs are intricately textured and designed to stand clients out in style. Worthy of note is that his definition of casual is deliberately the direct opposite of the Fashion World definition of casual.
Yomi’s designs are uniquely sewn to a standard of perfection. His trendsetting designs flatters you from every angle. Each time he works on a new design, he has a celebrity in mind. And whether you are famous or not, once you are dressed up in his designs, your sleek style automatically brings a celebrity out of you.
He has since set an enviable standard of attracting models in the shape of celebrities for his new collections. Desmond Elliot, Zack Orji, AY, Alibaba, Uti Nwachukwu, Alex Ekubo, Dj Jimmy Jatt, Ebube Nwagbo, IK Ogbonna, Sammie Okoposo, Iyanya, and to mention a few, Aki and Paw Paw are some of the many celebrities who have at one time being celebrity models for Yomi Casual.
The remarkable comfort of Yomi Casual polish designs is also enjoyed by captains of industry, private businessmen, socialites as well as politicians in Nigeria, Ghana, South Africa, and some other parts of Africa.
Yomi Casual has featured in fashion exhibitions in Nigeria, and in the UK including the recent Native Vogue International Fashion Week which was held in Port Harcourt, Nigeria.
Officially, Yomi Casual is the official Clothier of AY and many more celebrities. His outfits were featured in the award winning 30 Days in Atlanta a movie filmed in Atlanta, USA and Lagos Nigeria. Yomi Casual is also the official clothing partner of AY Live Comedy & Music Concerts, and Shift Celebrity Prayse – an annual thanksgiving event for all Nigerian celebrities.
His latest impressive design collection is known as ‘Man of the Year’. It is a collection of executive vogue designs for high-class men. Besides his native styles for men, his fashion brand also launched a collection of unisex shirt known as Yomi Casual’s Unisex. The launch party attracted top Nigerian celebrities like Alexx Ekubo, IK Ogbonna, Omawunmi Akinnifesi, etc. “Our fashion brand is trying to break out of the traditional outfit frame of mind by producing uniquely sewed shirts which intend to lend an effortlessly streamlined appearance to your formal or informal look. You can team these shirts with formal pants, slacks, denim, skirt, ripped jeans and all sorts of accessories.”
Yomi Casual Design Photos
Yomi Casual Details
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