In Her Closet, His Perspective Season2, Episode2- Meet Efemena Adabamu

In Her Closet, His Perspective Season2, Episode2- Meet Efemena Adabamu

This time Efemena Tommy Adabamu creates magic on the second episode in this season of In Her Closet. It’s the second interview where we get to see a man’s perspective of what her closet should be like and Efe Tommy as he is popularly known was spot on. RELATED POST: HIS PERSPECTIVE WITH MOSES EBITE OF MOASH STYLING Known for his man bags and his clean cut styles, Efe has been on the fashion scene for more than just a few years. He is a media personality, TV Presenter, Style enthusiast, Fashion Blogger among many other things. His outing at the New York Fashion Week 2016 was my first real encounter of his fashion statements, on to the Lagos Fashion and Design Week of the same year, where his street style on all 3 days made headlines in the fashion world. RELATED POST: LAGOS FASHION AND DESIGN WEEK 2016 From being in Dubai Design district, and a judge on the Miss Nigeria USA along side famous stylist, Ty Hunter and currently back in New York for the 2017 New York Fashion week, Efe has held the fashion world spell bound not leaving his man bags behind. This is one of those interviews that didn’t come so easy as he was in one event or job or the other almost all year. When he was finally able to send in his answers, he indeed created magic. Permit me to say, he is too much sauce. Enjoy!!! E INTERVIEW WITH EFE JAY: Being a media personality, fashion and style is something you’re obviously very passionate about. Describe your personal style in one word. EFE: Tailored JAY: Man bags...
In Her Closet – Season 2, Episode 1 – Ex Beauty Queen Mrs Ifeoma Williams

In Her Closet – Season 2, Episode 1 – Ex Beauty Queen Mrs Ifeoma Williams

It’s been 20 amazing episodes of In Her Closet and i’m thankful for every single interview. Meeting these amazing women and getting a sneak peek into their closets. It’s the start of another season and it’s going to be another round of fabulous women in every sector sharing their style tips and closet secrets. The Cerebral Lemon co, owned by Ex-beauty Queen of the 1998 Miss Lux  beauty pageant, Mrs Ifeoma Williams is a company that constantly seeks to positively influence the perceptions and opinions of African audiences by connecting them to excellent media content. I didn’t quite pay attention to the vast difference between being a stylist and an image consultant until my interview with her. I was more than honored when she granted me this interview. A trained lawyer, a mom of 2 boys, a wife and professional in her image consulting passion now turned career, Ifeoma Williams exudes style with very classy vibes. Giving credit to the Jackie Kennedy Era as her style influence, the Ex BeautyQueen shares a few things with me on this Episode of IN HER CLOSET. Enjoy!!! E-INTERVIEW WITH MRS IFEOMA WILLIAMS JAY: You are an epitome of style, what does style mean to you?   IFEOMA: Style is often misunderstood to mean strictly “dress style”. For me, Style is all encompassing and more than pure appearance. It is the conveyance of an aura of distinction that is hard to define but easy to recognize. JAY: Jackie Kennedy is your style icon, that’s style in the 50’s – 60’s, there were hats (which I’ve seen you love by the way) and bright colors, geometric designs and structures… What...
In Her Closet – Episode 20 – PR Guru, Bukky Karibi Whyte

In Her Closet – Episode 20 – PR Guru, Bukky Karibi Whyte

I don’t know if it’s the Bulls head we both share as Taurean women or just sheer admiration for being driven by her passion, but my love for Bukky Karibi Whyte, founder of the Bobby Taylor Company has grown since 2013 when she was a judge on the Mo’s search TV program on Ebony Life TV. From luxury and lifestyle to the corporate sector and then music and entertainment, she has been able to bridge the gap between her clients and their targeted audience with her expertise, making her the no 1 go to girl in the world of Public Relations. I’m not really here to outline all her achievements even though I can’t help but mention she has Estée Lauder, MAC Cosmetics and SPAR as some of her many clients. Getting into her shoe closet was a whole new revelation as to what fashion and then footwear fashion means to her… Enjoy!!! E-INTERVIEW WITH BUKKY JAY: What does style mean to you? BUKKY: Style means creating and having a unique identity seen through your clothing or accessories. JAY: From a place of fashion and all the new trends that spring up everyday, how stylish will you say you are? BUKKY: I say that i am super stylish. I love fashion! I am daring with my fashion and I wear what I am comfortable in.  JAY: You’re a PR consultant which includes the lifestyle and luxury,corporate and entertainment sectors, how important is fashion and style in branding? BUKKY: Extremely important. Perception is everything and so how you look and dress is exactly how you will be addressed.   JAY:...
In Her Closet – Episode 19 – Meet Desperate Housewife, Michelle Dede

In Her Closet – Episode 19 – Meet Desperate Housewife, Michelle Dede

On the last Episode of In her closet, celebrity stylist Veronica Odeka shared with us her splurge on a pair of Jimmy Choos. This week, Tv Presenter, Compere and Actress, the Desperate Housewives Africa Star, Michelle Dede reveals in this interview that she’s not your ultimate Shoe lover but she knows more than a thing or 2 about shoes.   A graduate of fashion design and fashion merchandising, the Co-producer of the Flower Girl movie, has lived in major cities around the world which has influenced her sense of style.  I’ve been drawn to her  since she started presenting on Ebony Life TV’s Moments alongside Bolanle Olukanni and Toke Makinwa. So it was an honor when she obliged me the feature. Let’s get to the interview. E INTERVIEW WITH MICHELLE DEDE JAY: If you had to define style in one word, it would be?? MICHELLE: Eclectic JAY: You have lived in over 9cities in the world, in which of these cities have you experienced the most fashion frenzy? MICHELLE: Definitely London. I studied fashion design & fashion merchandising in university, so I was surrounded by fashion as well as gravitated towards all things fashion related. London is the home of unique, edgy, unconventional fashion which I love. JAY: Your sense of style is simple but very chic and captivating, where and when did you become fashion conscious? MICHELLE: At times the pieces I’ve had to wear for hosting certain TV shows, were a result of a compromise and not what I would have chosen myself. I would never describe my sense of style as simple. My sense of style is eclectic. I dress...
In Her Closet – Episode 18 – Veronica Odeka

In Her Closet – Episode 18 – Veronica Odeka

Beauty and Fashion Entrepreneur, Veronica Odeka of Vane style and CEO of Nigeria’s leading nail polish brand Vane Polish knows her onions when it comes to styling.   Stylist to Genevieve Nnaji and other high profile Nigerian celebrities, she has been in the game for years. A former model, her sense of style is a breath of fresh air as she knows how to incorporate her colors and textures be it for a red carpet, corporate or casual look.   She’s the fourth of the stylists i have had since these series started after Ezinne Zinkata, Yummie Ogebor and Moses Ebite. Let’s get into the interview and see what this fabulous mom of 3 has In Her Closet. E INTERVIEW WITH VERONICA ODEKA JAY: You’re the style connoisseur, you’re original and authentic. Where did the journey to being a stylist start? Was it what you always wanted to do? VERONICA: I have been styling since i was a teenager, I modeled for 10 years and that was my gateway into styling as a career. JAY: It’s no surprise you have an amazing taste when it comes to footwear, what is your favorite shoe style? VERONICA: I love an open toe with detail. JAY: How much of the saying “beauty is pain” applies to you? Would you wear a pair of fabulous shoes, although uncomfortable just because they’re fabulous VERONICA: I try to avoid uncomfortable shoes and will opt for fashionable sneakers or flats instead. JAY: What are your favorite shoes at the moment and why? VERONICA: Marni sandals, Malone Souliers mules because they are detailed and comfortable. JAY: Genevieve...