After a successful premier edition, BellaNaija Style presents another edition of The Making, a fashion and photography project initiated in 2011 to provide visibility for unknown creative designers and open up distribution and retailing channels for their brands.
For its second edition, the creative team behind the project Insigna and the BN Style team will bring you designs from 10 designers. At the end of the season, one out of the 10 designers will walk away with a cash prize as well as retail and sponsorship contracts.
Today we have Kholyns Couture by Chuks Collins.
Chuks Collins is the head designer at Kholyns Couture. He started his career as a fashion Designer in 2007 when he registered his Brand Kholyns Contemporary Couture. Though a fresh University graduate of Accounting at that time.
He was picked among the designers to dress the contestants at the First West African Idol. He worked with one of the leading telecommunication companies in Nigeria for two years and got some corporate experiences. Within this period he didn’t stop his passion rather took it to a higher level, got schooled in different fashion schools and also got a certification as an Image and Style consultant.
In 2010, he resigned to devote his time to his clothing line. He is a contributor/co anchor on the “Newly Weds” Program on Silverbird Television, where he gives Tips on Bride and Groom Wardrobe.
Theme: Grecian, Diva, Goddess
Designer: Chuks Collins
Photography: Reze Bonna
Model: Thelma Okpara
Location: Reze Bonna Studios Lagos