BN Bytes: Ex-beauty queen Omowunmi Akinnifesi & Designer Ohimai Atafo emerge as Vanguard Newspaper’s “Allure Style Icons” for 2011Posted on Tuesday, March 8th, 2011 at 2:12 PM
Omowunmi Akinnifesi and Ohimai Atafo have emerged as the “Allure Style Icons” for 2011. Allure Magazine is the weekly insert magazine of Vanguard Newspaper. Allure is an offshoot of the Allure Beauty & Style column which is the longest running Beauty & Style column in Nigeria. The magazine is headed by Editor in Chief, Remmy Diagbare.
The Allure Style Icons Search began in 2008. For the 2011 competition, a shortlist of 20 celebrities were listed and fans were asked to vote for their favourites. The winners were chosen by votes and a panel of 4 celebrity judges. Entrepreneur, Omowunmi Akinnifesi won the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria pageant in 2005 is renowned for her red carpet style while designer Ohimai Atafo has gained a strong fanbase for his daring reinvention of menswear in Nigeria. For several years, Omowunmi was the unofficial “face” and muse of the MAI womenswear brand. The winners will be presented with their awards during a two ceremonies currently scheduled for March 2011.
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