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REGISTER NOW: Catwalk Collective Academy 2012

Brookstone International in conjunction with Catwalk Productions and Iwà presents ‘Catwalk Collective Academy.’ A 6 week intensive practical workshop on fashion and modelling for models, upcoming models, beauty pageant contestants, and those interested in fashion. Understand the rudiments of strutting the ramp, catwalking & poise as a beauty queen, learn how to get picked at…

Where are all the Plus-Size Models in Nigeria?

I have always wondered why there are only a few plus-size models in Nigeria’s modeling industry. Nigeria is in West Africa and the definition of beauty greatly differs from that in Western nations, so why does the modeling industry not reflect the society it is situated in? Before I go on, let me define what…

Aimas Fashion Label by Tayo Shonekan

Just when you think you’ve seen it all, then the next item on the collection awes you even more! I speak of Aimas fashion label! Aimas takes conventional ‘tees’ and sasses it up with a colorful and creative designs while staying true to our signature African influence. The result is a perfect mix of traditional…

Nigerian Model Profile: Emmanuel Ikoro

Mostly UK based Nigerian model Emmanuel Ikoro has worked with design brands like Adidas, Zara, New Look, Fly Force, Down Wit It, Jah-Dean Clothing based in London and Netbu. Ikoro, in 2009, participated in a competition called Talent ’09 organized by Aspire4u sponsored by MTV, among others; he won ‘Best Male Model in the competition.’…

Modeling: Making the Cover of a Magazine

EVERY model would love to be on the cover of a magazine. It is the icing on a model’s career and portfolio. For a while now, models have been replaced by celebrities who are now typically the choice for covers. However, there is still a chance, especially in Nigeria’s modeling industry to be on the cover…

Modeling: Print Work- Catalogs and Editorials

It is typical for many model hopefuls to dream of strutting down the runway to huge applauses and fan fare. Following closely is the dream to be in every magazine possible, worldwide. If you are one of those hopefuls, you probably should begin to understand certain aspects of the modeling industry starting with Print Work!…