As we get ready to round up the year in a few days and look forward to shiny, glossy, new things 2015 has in store like new magazine covers, we cast our eye over 2014 and have a look at the top 10 magazine covers from Nigerian glossies that have wowed us over the course of the year. From Genevieve’s twice-as-nice cover of Edewor twins to Complete Fashion’s first outdoor cover, here’s a look at our favourite covers of Nigerian mags.
Rita Dominic for Genevieve Magazine February 2014
The year’s first red hot cover came in the fine form of our sweet Valentine Rita Dominic on the 11th anniversary issue cover of Genevieve Magazine. Photographed by TY Bello and styled by Dimeji Alara in a glam Iconic Invanity dress, with make up by Bimpe Onakoya and hair by Michael @ finessage, Rita looked red hot!
Ngozi Edozien for Style Mania May 2014
For the Power issue of Style Mania,Chief Executive Officer and managing partner of InVivo Partners Ltd Ngozi Edozien was the cover star in a chic orange Clan dress styled by Godson Ukaegbu and photographed by Kelechi Amadi Obi. With hair by Zubby Eneoma and make up by Banke Meshida Lawal, Edozien looked sophisticated and chic.
Femi Otedola and DJ Cuppy for Genevieve Magazine June 2014
It was a family affair at Genevieve Magazine in June as business mogul Femi Otedola joined his daughter DJ Cuppy for the Father’s Day edition. The Forte Oil Plc CEO sported a white traditional look, while his daughter rocked a white-and-nude dress from Poosh styled Dimeji Alara and Denis Johnson. The duo was photographed by Yetunde Babaeko, with hair by Abbey and Cuppy’s make up by Thokunbo Alamudun @ Elite Make-up.
Nneka for TW Magazine June 2014
International singing sensation Nneka looked a vision on the cover of TW Magazine June issue with hair sleeked back byApples & Oranges and barely there makeup by Zaron. Photographed by Moussa Moussa, Nneka dazzled in an Ituen Basi dress.
Eku and Kessiana Edewor for Genevieve Magazine July 2014
One Edewor sister is treat enough but Genevieve Magazine had a double treat for us with twin sisters Eku and Kessiana on the July cover. Photographed by Yetunde Babaeko and styled by Dimeji Alara, Eku Edewor wore Jewel by Lisa while Kessiana wore Tiffany Amber. Natural look hair and barely there make up was provided by Debola Falana.
Adeola Ariyo, Dolapo Oni and Seyi Shay for Genevieve Magazine 2014
What do you get when you put a model, a TV presenter and an artist on the cover? You get a vibrant cover of glamour and beauty as Genevieve Magazine did with their triple treat of model Adeola Ariyo, TV personality Dolapo Oni and singer Seyi Shay. All clad in Lanre Da Silva Ajayi styled by Dimeji Alara, the beauties were photographed by Yetunde Babaeko with make up from Bimpe Onakoya and hair by Abbey.
Seyi Shay for Y! Africa August 2014
Y! Africa unveiled a brand new print issue for the International Youth Day – August 12th, with Nigerian songstress Seyi Shay and Tanzanian business man Meck Khaflan as the the cover stars.
Photographed by TCD Photography, Seyi Shay proved the ultimate femme fatale sporting a black hat with netting, black gloves, smokey eyes and red lips.
Ajoke Ogunlaja for Complete Fashion October 2014
Complete Fashion served up something a little different with their October 2014 issue with their first on-location cover ever. Photographed by Moussa Moussa, property empress Ajoke Ogunlaja looked dazzling in a green sequin dress styled by Ogbemudia Isibor, with make up from Zaron Cosmetics and hair by Lo’lavita Hair.
Mo Cheddah for TW Magazine November 2014
Since her return to music in early 2014, diminutive Nigerian rapper Mo Cheddah has taken huge musical and fashion strides and it was time she nabbed herself a fashionable cover. Lensed by Tope Adenola (Horpload Works), Mo is styled by Bubu Ogisi with creative direction by Lateefah Adesanya, hair by Apples & Oranges and make up by Zaron Cosmetics.
Osas Ighodaro for TW Magazine December 2014
TW Magazine sae the end of the year with a brand new logo and a dazzling cover with gorgeous cover girl actress Osas Ighodaro. Osas was photographed by Kelechi Amadi Obi and styled by Veronica Ebie Odeka, with creative direction fromIfeyinwa Ojekwe, hair by Apples & Oranges and make up by Zaron.by