BEFFTA Awards which stands for Black Entertainment, Film, Fashion and the Arts, is the first of its kind Awards show in the United Kingdom honoring the works of exceptional talent in the Black community, talents who would otherwise be ignored by mainstream award shows.
Two of Nigeria’s designers are vying for the Best Male Designer position. Designers Adebayo Jones and Yemi Osunkoya. Below is a quick profile of Adebayo Jones . Be sure to vote for him if you feel he should be the winner! Also be sure to check out our profile on Yemi Osunkoya. Voting closes October 12th, 2009!
Designer Name: ADEBAYO JONES
Location: LONDON UK
Education: BA HONS
Label: ADEBAYO JONES LUXURY
Products: WEDDING GOWNS, OCCASSION OUTFITS, PRET A PORTER DELUXE COLLECTION, MENS WEAR, ACCESSORIES
Adebayo Jones on BEFFTA nomination: IN THE BEST MALE DESIGNER CATEGORY
Link to BEFFTA voting http://www.beffta.com/voting.htm
Accolades: CITY PEOPLE AWARDS BEST INTERNATIONAL DESIGNER AWARD 2006, N4LIFE UK SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD AT ICECAPADE 2009 FOR PROMOTING THE IMAGE OF NIGERIA AND FASHION ON A GLOBAL PLATFORM. MUTIPLE TRAINING CONSULTANT RECOGNITION FOR UK EDUCATION AUTHORITIES IN FASHION DESIGN.
Link to Website. www.adebayo-jones.com