Reactions as Popular Nigerian fashionista, Omoniyi Makun, better known as Yomi Casual has unveiled his latest burnt shirt design which he estimated to be worth $8900.
The celebrity fashion designer had earlier taken to his Instagram page to show off his newest design said to cost $8900 to his 1.3 million followers and asked them to recommend the celebrity the burnt shirt will fit the most.
He wrote, “Exclusively made for HIM. Please tag that celebrity that will kill this look…..PRICE: $8900.”
The nature of the shirt design coupled with the staggering price tag has, however, continued to generate reactions from social media Users.
As the world of fashion has extremely gone mad with different emerging outfits and designs like “no sneakers allowed, Devil on the shoulder, All caught up, with the good hair” and a host of other uncensored fashion designs we have yet to witness a burnt design.
The design is still up for sale and it will cost you Le 156,417,500.
Yomi Casual Biography
Yomi Casual biologically named as Omoniyi Makun was born January 25, 1985 (age 32) into a humble home of 9 including his parents. He is the last child of his parents with six older siblings. Popular among his older siblings is the Successful Ace Comedia, Ayo Makun, who is known on stage as AY. The Makuns are known to hail from Ifon, Ondo State, Nigeria.
Yomi Casual graduated from Auchi Polytechnic, Edo State, where he studied Fashion designing and Technology of Clothing. It’s kind of strange for one to opt for such a course right? Yea, Yomi Casual picked interest in Fashion out of his passion to be outstanding among the wide range of competitors in the fashion designing industry. As fate would have it, he is now one of Nigeria’s finest Fashion designers among other fashionistas. He always gives kudos to his everyone that trusted in his skill and exceptionality right from the onset.
What’s exceptional about the brand “Yomi Casual”?
In the whole of Nigeria and Africa, the founder and CEO of the biggest African inspired Ready to Wear Clothing Label, Yomi Casual stands as the most favorite fashion designer to a majority of entertainers and Celebrities far and wide. He has a passion and determination to always provide smashing styles and designs that speaks volume to the world.
The voice behind the fashion designs of Yomi Casual is targeted towards portraying the African culture and tradition. Talking about the Yomi Casual brand, it spreads across every city in Nigeria and Africa at large as a true representation of originality and perfection. The brand “Yomi Casual” even goes farther to penetrate the hearts and wardrobes of most big men and women, most especially politicians and celebrities in Nigeria.
Notable among the vast clientele base of the Yomi Casual brand are some prominent personalities including:: JJ Okocha, Desmond Elliot, Alex Ekubo, Sammie Okposo, Timaya, Alibaba, AY, Majid Mitchell, Bovi, Chioma Chukwuka, Chidi Mokeme, Ramsey Nouah Jnr, Seyi Law, and many others.
Achievements and Awards of Yomi Casual
Yomi Casual has been nominated for several award categories, and in the year 2014, he won the inspiration Excellence Award. Apart from this, Yomi Casual has also been honored with many other awards as listed below:
- In 2011, he was honored with the city people hottest designer of the year
- Still, in 2011, he won the award for the fashion designer of the year at the Nigerian Youth Merit.
- He was also honored with the Efizzy Awards newest designer of the year.
- In 2012, he was awarded as the designer of the year by Dynamix all youth Awards
- Still, in 2012, he won the Vconnect Award of Merit.
- In 2013, he won the Cynosure magazine acknowledgment award
- The award for inspiration excellent service, 2014
- He also won the exclusive impact magazine fashion designer of the year in 2014
- He was nominated as a peace ambassador for the year 2014.
Biography Credit: Henry Obinna