Model and BBNaija alum, Alex Asogwa, popularly known as Alex Unusual, flawlessly takes over the cover of Glazia Magazine in a pink men’s suit by Nigerian fashion brand, ATAFO, personally fitted by the creative director and fashion guru himself, Mai Atafo. is restricting airflows with her epic new cover for
Themed Womanhood, the issue which launches across digital and traditional platforms today is aimed at celebrating the versatility of a woman.
“For this issue, we wanted to showcase the woman in all her glory. Inside the magazine, you are given a special tour of the different domains of womanhood – as a boss, lady of the manor and creative artist. Showing that she could be sultry or cool, delicate yet so strong, vulnerable but oh so courageous” said Omawumi Ogbe, Glazia Editor-in-Chief.
“This is my first magazine cover in a while so it was good to experience the entire process of creating a cover again. It was also a bonus that from glam to photography, styling and more, everyone on set was nice. Glazia is a professional, classy and very organized magazine and I am excited to be a part of this landmark issue.” said Alex Unusual.
For the cover interview, Ogbe draws you in with memorable details of the behind-the-scenes moments before delving into the main piece itself where Alex talks about her first film production Nucleus, what it means to be a woman in this age, her creative process, how she is navigating the entertainment industry in today’s noisy world, and much more.
“Working with Alex Unusual for this cover was such a delight! As always, she had no airs, was polite and playful with everyone. Sometime during the shoot, we turned the room into a karaoke bar, belting out songs from Nicki Minaj, Justin Bieber, Davido and more with so much passion.”
From career to money, sex, food, entertainment, fashion and more, this edition of Glazia magazine features a portfolio of images and articles submitted by influential professionals and leaders in different fields of life. They include lead partner at Detail Commercial Solicitors, Ayuli Jemide; CEO VN Sync UK, Rachel Onamusi; sex coach & therapist, Hannah Jonathan aka Soul Spice; co-founder of Roving Heights, Tobi Eyinade; co-founder of Inkblot Productions, Zulumoke Oyibo and more.
The magazine is now available at www.glaziang.com/magazine and according to the publishers, there are many things to be unveiled with the cover star Alex Unusual, contributors and more in the coming days. Join the conversation and stay on top of all the exciting updates @glaziang across platforms.
Creative direction – Omawumi Ogbe
Cover Outfit – ATAFO
Hair – Leevenchy Hair
Hair Styling – Ceezy Styling
Makeup – Bimpe Onakoya for Maybelline New York | Nigeria
Photography – Praise The Photographer
Styling – FloStyling
Cigar – Aireyys
Location – White Orchid Hotel; EbonyLife Place Victoria Island, Lagos.