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Official Photos! Rita Dominic, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Dolapo Sijuwade, Stephanie Coker & More step out for the launch of Simi Esiri’s SCHICK Magazine

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Lanre DaSilva Ajayi, Simi Esiri, Rita Dominic

Simi Esiri’s SCHICK Magazine announced its grand entry into the African fashion scene with a two-day star-studded exhibition, in partnership with Veuve Cliquot.

The event held last weekend in Lagos and featured notable guests such as cover star, Rita Dominic, Adenike Ogunlesi, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Nkiru Anumudu, Betty Irabor, Dolapo Oni Sijuwade, Osas Ighodalo-Ajibade, Leila Fowler, Ini Dima-Okojie, Stephanie Coker, Dr. Sid, Tiwa Savage, Iyanya, Di’Ja, D’Prince, Tania Omotayo as well as leading fashion designers, Folake Coker, Lanre Da Silva Ajayi, Zainab Ashadu, Paolo Sisiano, Bayo Oke Lawal and many others gathered to celebrate the launch of the print and digital publication curated for the smart, stylish and successful African woman.

Images from the debut ‘Power’ issue were blown into life-size canvas images and viewed in an exhibition style over some champagne and canapés.

Leading Nollywood actress Rita Dominic shared her experience shooting the editorial images for the cover story in the magazine’s debut issue. “I grew respect for the SCHICK team while working on this issue, their attention to detail was mind-blowing and they were keen on getting everything done without shortcuts”, Rita enthused.

An exclusive piece worn by the cover star, Rita Dominic, by top fashion designer, Lanre Da Silva was on display at the launch to commemorate the occasion. “We put in a lot of work to give life to our ideas but seeing it being represented so flawlessly in the magazine made me fall in love with my pieces all over again,” said Lanre Da Silva Ajayi.

Check out photos below!

Dr. Sid, Simi Esiri & Sidney Esiri

Simi Esiri & Leila Fowler

Simi Esiri & Iyanya

Rita Dominic

Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde

Mimi Onalaja

Gbemi Olateru-Olagbegi

Ono Bello

Dolapo Sijuwade

Elizabeth Elohor

Ini Dima-Okojie

Folake Coker

Eunice Omole

Adebayo Oke-Lawal

Tosyn Bucknor

Yummie Ogbebor

Adenike Ogunlesi

Tallulah Doherty

Adeolu Adefarasin

Tiwalolu Oshibodu & Tolani Tubi

Zara Odu & Zainab Ashadu

Nkiru Anumudu

Tiwa Savage


Leila Fowler & Gbemi Abudu

Tania Omotayo

Stephanie Coker

Osayi Alile & Betty Irabor

Photo Credit: Kola Oshalusi for Insigna Media

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