African models are at the heart of its thriving fashion industry. Iman, Liya Kebede, Alek Wek are some of the names that really showed Africans are fashionable. Similarly, on the international and local scene, Nigerian models are painting the world green, white, green. An example is Nigeria’s Supermodel Oluchi Onweagba-Orlandi. Oluchi’s emergence on the runway as th first ever West Africa Supermodel helped shine the light on Nigeria. She is co-owner of the modeling agency O models, host of the soon to be produced West Africa’s Next Top Model, has walked catwalks globally and she remains on the move with her involvement with every thing fashion related in and out of Nigeria.
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