Mai Atafo is presently counting his loses as a result of the fire which gutted his fashion house in Lagos.
The sad event which took place on Saturday, November 3, 2018, saw the fashion stylist lose seven of his industrial sewing machines. Also destroyed by the fire were fashion materials in the premises.
The fashion icon took to his Instagram page on Monday, November 5, 2018, where he shared photos from the scene of the fire incident. According to him, he lost seven industrial machines, five industrial irons and a lot of clothes.
He went to say that despite the sad incident and set back, he is moving on. From all of us at PULSE, we sincerely sympathise with Mai Atafo and his staff over their loss.
Mai Atafo is one of Nigeria’s most influential and iconic stylist. With almost a decade in the fashion industry, he has become of the household names when it comes to creating beautiful and yet to be rivaled fashion pieces.
At the recently held Lagos Fashion week, Mai Atafo’s designs were the talk of the town following some of the men’s designs he put out on display. Most notable was the one worn by actor, Nonso Bassey on the runway.
Nonso Bassey opens for Mai Atafo at Lagos Fashion Week 2018
Nonso Bassey the multi-talented actor, singer, songwriter, voice over artiste, best described as the quintessential artiste made his modeling debut as he opened for Mai Atafo at Lagos Fashion Week 2018. The show took place on Day 4 of Lagos Fashion week, Saturday 27 October and in true Mai Atafo fashion was executed to perfection.
Nonso Bassey opened the show confidently in a muted grey tunic, sleeveless vest blazer matching trousers, hat and tote with a subtle pop of orange from the lining of his sleeveless vest blazer peeping through, walking to the sounds of a live violinist. His walk, The collection, the music- The perfect presentation.