I like to wear trendy things that are African-Vivian Anani
What is style?
I think style is what you put on, what suits you and makes you look glamorous; but most importantly, you have to look good and feel comfortable in it.
My style is very simple yet stylish. I don't like the kind of fashion that exposes; I don't like exposing body parts here and there in the name of fashion. In all, I dress to suit the occasion. If it is a corporate event, I will go corporate and if it is dinner, I know what to wear.
I wear more of African things; I like to be simple. I like to wear trendy things that are African. And for casuals I go for jeans and shirt. I'm also a jeans-jeans kind of a person. I like to make and wear African dresses, and I can go to any length with it
What fashion accessory can't you leave home without?
My make up bag, to touch up my make-up.
It is so difficult to choose; there are three colours I love so much and they are white, cream and black.
Why black of all colours? Is it because it is a dinner delight?
Black is lovely and when you make (sew) something with black material, the result will be amazing and lovely. Believe me, black always turn out good. I love black.
Anything in Gold.
Favourite shoes and bag designers
Gucci, I am a Gucci lover, I love their products. Apart from shunning out good quality products, they've gat style.
Sports car! Why not a more feminine car?
Most sports cars are sleek and durable.
Where do you shop for clothes?
I shop anywhere they have something good, and it depends on what I am buying. As long as it suits me, I go for it. Moreover, eighty percent of the things I use, I make myself.
Favourite local fabric
I love woodin materials.
You can do a lot of things with Woodin and Ankara. It can go with anything; it all depends all the way you handle it. It can also be used to sew all manners of Western styles.
I wash and cleanse my face. I do my facial scrub at home and no matter how tired I am, I must wash my face before going to bed. I don't sleep with make-up, I try as much as possible to exercise my body. Also, I am into moisturizing. I take fruits and I drink a lot of water.
What words best describe you?
I am a very moderate and realistic person.
How does it relate to you?
If you know me very well, you see that I am a very simple person…I am who I am. I don't live in a false world. In the industry where I belong (Nollywood), most people are just living false lives. I am who I am and most time, I try as much as I can not to blow my own trumpet.
What determines what you wear?
My mood and the occasion determine what I wear; but the occasion first and my mood second.
What is the fashion item you can't be caught with?
I cannot be caught with micro mini skirt! I don't have the body for mini, so, why should I flaunt what I don't have?
What makes you happy?
When I put a smile on somebody's face and when I make people around me happy, I am happy.
Nigerian men and women whose style appeals to you.
I have a lot of them, but I can't be mentioning names.
The most fashionable place you have ever been in the world.
Paris, the home of fashion.
Favourite Nigerian fashion designer.
What puts you off?