Nigerian-born Favour Lucky has been named AFI-sponsored “New Face of the Year” African Fashion Awards at the just concluded MBFW Africa, Johannesburg.
The hall went into wild jubilation as 16-year old Miss Favour was announced, having seen her showcased for several designers including David Tlale, Christie Brown, Kibonen NY, Tina Lobondo, Taibo Bacar, among several others. This young lady is definitely a star and will keep soaring higher than her coevals in the Nigerian fashion industry.
Fashion critics like Deon Redman of Deon Redman Creative Production and one of the judges of NNSM 2012 noted remarkably as follows, “This is Favour from Nigeria. Discovered her when judging Joan Okorodudu’s (‘Godmother of The Nigerian Model Industry) Nigeria’s Next Super Model last year where she was the outright winner. 6ft Tall with major interest from agencies around the world.
Born to walk the world’s runways. Bright future beckons.”Miss Lucky, born in Delta State rose to fame in 2012 when she won the keenly contested NNSM 2012 with a car price worth 25 thousand dollars donated by Studio 24, a modelling franchise owned by Ms. Joan Okorodudu. Since then, Favour has been spotted on several runway shows within and outside the Continent. Need we say more?
Favour in her very short career, has done Mercedes Benz Fahion Week Africa, Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Cape Town, Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Joburg, New York Fashion Week, 100 Black Week of America fashion show produced by Dwight Eubanks of Atlanta house wives in Atlanta Georgia and the Ethical Fashion Show in Washington DC produced by Rosemary Kokuhilwa the Tanzanian born stylist.