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THE NALÈ GIRL & THE LEX ASH

I recently teamed up with my friend and talented photographer The Lex Ash to shoot some looks for the fashion store http://www.nalefashionhouse.com.ng For the looks, I was inspired by bright colors, stripes and the yin yang. My aim was to capture Who The NALÈ Girl is. She’s a bold dreamer that is not afraid of outfits that make her stand out, she is fierce in the pursuit of who she wants to be. Her style is…

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THE LIFE AND DEATH OF ONTLAMETSE PHALASTE

I read about the life and death of the South African teenager Ontlametse Phalatse at 18; a child that was born with Progeria, a rare genetic premature aging disorder. This struck a lot of nerves for me. It wasn’t so much that she died, it was how she lived her life while she was here on earth. The estimated life span for a child born with progeria is between late teens and early twenty’s. You…

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A DAY WITH PRINCE MEYSON

When someone genuinely appreciates your craft, it’s much more valuable and more felt that when you get paid – Prince Meyson I’ve had the honor of working with Prince Meyson and the pleasure of socializing with him, I was greatly moved and inspired by my most recent conversation with him so I’m sharing in the hope that someone out there will be greatly moved and inspired also. Prince Meyson is a very talented photographer currently…

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A DAY WITH UJU MARSHALL

  “The fear of old age should never stop anyone from pursuing what they really want to do” – Uju Marshall Nwobodoh Uju is what comes to mind when you think fierce, beautiful, successful woman that inspires other young women. As a very active working model that’s achieved a high level of success and is still looking to grow, Uju’s zeal and flare for life is very admirable to me; I met up with this…

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A DAY WITH LEX ASH

  “A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality.” ― John Lennon   “I feel the urge and need to help people, like that’s what i was sent here for; not for myself but to make other people lead better lives” – Lex Ash There’s something so beautiful about a chance meeting that goes  forward to producing something so authentic. Lex and I connected by chance via…

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A DAY WITH KELECHI AMADI-OBI FOR MANIA MAGAZINE

“Millennial’s have everything they need to succeed with the access to social media available today; you can take a photo/record a video of your art, put it online and someone in any part of the world can discover you” – Kelechi Amadi Obi Kelechi Amadi Obi is a breath of fresh air to work with. Every shoot with him is also a learning experience for me, he’s very eccentric and flows from one conversation to…

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A DAY WITH TOJU FOYEH

“Selecting a wedding dress is more than just a fitting, it is a process, a memory in the making” – Olivelli Cape Town It’s not often that a shoot makes me so emotional. I absolutely loved everything about this shoot. It took me to a different place and time. It made me want to run out, meet someone, fall in love and get married just so i could wear one of these beautiful dresses and…

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A DAY WITH AMARELIS

-The Chic First Random Fact: I launched my concession store in Portharcourt in April 2016. I spent my days getting email contact information from designers online and writing to introduce myself, attempting to convince to trust me and my start up brand, buy into my vision and go on the business of fashion with me. After about 100 emails; i got one reply indicating interest and that person was the brain behind the Amarelis brand.…

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