“Get a professional tailor” – Toyin Lawani weighs in on Nana Akua Addo’s AMVCA 10 outfit drama with stylist

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Famous Nigerian celebrity stylist Toyin Lawani, otherwise known as Tiannah’s Empire has weighed in on the Nana Akua Addo’s drama with her stylist.

The internet has been buzzing with mixed reactions about the lady who assembled Nana’s outfit for the 10th edition of the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards AMVCA.

The stylist claimed to have made the dress and demanded for a full credit on social media, however a law suit filled by Nana claimed the stylist only assembled the provided materials.

The law suit filled against the stylist claimed the Ghanaian actress purchased a 3D in China for her outfit but her stylist could not keep up so they went for the Nigerian stylist which launched the drama.

Speaking on the issue, Toyin Lawani urged Nana to get a professional who will shape her ideas into masterpiece to avoid unnecessary drama.

She also made a case for the stylist’s behaviour, saying the Nigerian economy influenced her thoughts and decisions.

“Been busy shooting our very fist fashion Analyst show,
Back online now ,
Now let’s get into this nanas dress issue with this young designer,
See I work with a lot of creatives ,
From makeup Artist,
To hair stylist ,
To wig vendors,
To accessories,
To photographers ,
To videographers,
To fabric merchants (most especially) even when we are just trying to protect people from having access to our fabrics so our looks don’t get imitated ,
We pay them and most of them still begged to be tagged ,
We rise by lifting others,
starts with you and I ,
People have bills to pay ,
The country is very hard now ,
Things are triple the price,
So Atimes we don’t expect them to run the service for free , some might not even have the money to do what you want ,
if that inner wear was gucci there’s no way they wouldn’t have been tagged ,
Next time NANA should get a professional tailor to run the service (that won’t feel entitled cause theirs their job they are not designers , they just follow instructions and help u bring out ur ideas )
and get her stylist to do the work ,
This girl is a young designer that will by all means want to affiliate with that dress , cause styling it wasn’t easy ,
she was very wrong to have claimed she designed the dress at Ist without clarifying what and what services she offered exactly,
We saw proof she didn’t do the 3d which was mostly the main structure of the dress ,
She would have stated she built the inner dress and helped styled ,
So this caused why everyone went after the Nana babe ,
Buts let’s all do better ,
That’s we pay people for service doesn’t mean we can’t tag them ,
We rise by lifting one another ,
Omo the country don hard ,
Things are expensive,
Everybody eye Dey chook.
The high cost we pay to wear international designers and derive pleasure in tagging them should extend to Nigerian designers too.

We all can do better with a little support by tagging when possible , ontop I still feed everyone on my set,
Well except the girl had a nasty attitude towards work then I will not tag her.”