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Major! Nigerian Dimeji Alara Appointed Fashion Editor for ELLE Magazine South Africa

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Nigerian stylist, journalist, and editor Dimeji Alara has been appointed Fashion Editor of ELLE Magazine South Africa, becoming the first black male and non-South African fashion editor in the magazine’s 21-year history in South Africa.

Born in Paris in the early 80s, he started his career with Genevieve magazine as a junior reporter in 2004 before starting his own magazine, StyleMania, in collaboration with Nigerian photographer, Kelechi Amadi-Obi. In 2013, Dimeji Alara moved back to Genevieve magazine where he was Editor till 2015.

Find out more on the Editor, here.


  1. Abiola BlackNBold

    June 9, 2017 at 5:19 pm

    Am so happy for you Bro. You truly deserve this and lots more…. I like the fact that you take everything as it comes. Takia Bro and see you soon

  2. Theresa Doghor

    June 9, 2017 at 5:21 pm

    Good one!

  3. David Nwachukwu

    June 9, 2017 at 6:42 pm

    Go Dimeji go! So happy for him

  4. Olori

    June 9, 2017 at 7:02 pm

    Wow. Nice one. He’s a really talented creative. The sky is your starting point Dimeji. Congrats and good luck.

  5. Tosin

    June 10, 2017 at 8:39 am

    Hope it goes fantastic.

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