Africa's Top Five: Fashion Stylists
































Olori Swank

A Nigerian-American styling brand from Atlanta, Georgia whose personal style is sassy and versatile. After being thrown into the fashion styling world, Olori managed to establish herself as the go-to stylist for Dawn Richards of Dirty Money, Keyshia Cole, Teyanna Taylor as well as several NFL Athletes. Besides styling celebrities Olori blogs, operates an online store and is Fashion Editor of Kraze Magazine.














Ugo Mozie 

As one of the fashion world’s most noted Nigerian fashion editor and stylist, Mozie has an extensive background in the fashion industry. His experience ranges from being scouted as a model, creating a designer label with a high school friend called Aston Mozie and being creative directors of several magazines. He has worked with superstars such as Beyonce, Chris Brown, Kelis, Larry King, Diddy and many others. 











Memsor Kamarake 

Formerly the fashion director and stylist of  US-based Vibe Magazine, he has remained the most influential force in the New York fashion scene. Born in Sierra Leone, his style is described as Afropolitan and he consistently works to put models of African descent in the many editorials he has styled. 














Arieta Mujay 

Being the PR Manager for UK brand River Island she has worked with a number of the most famous models such as Oluchi, Alek Wek, Tyson Beck and Liya Kedebe. Her personal style is defined as being out of the box and original as she tours African countries frequently for inspiration. 














Apuje Kalu 

A freelance fashion stylist with an Engineering background that brings great organization and structure to every project as well as creative ideas resulting in great emotion and a compelling story. The Nigerian stylist is from the Washington, DC area having worked with the likes of the highly recognized photographer Beverli Alford, styling for one of the largest brands Disney’s Fairytale Weddings, as well as emerging recording artist Di’Ja and many others. Apuje enjoys traveling for fashion, liikes bacon and a lover of all things red velvet. 


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