Yomi, younger brother of Ace Comedian, AY and the last of seven Children of the Makun Family, Yomi Makun hails from Ifon in Ondo State Nigeria.
He started his fashion out, Yomi Casual® in the 2007 and broke into A-list Fashion designers in Nigeria when his bold and contemporary designs became the favourite of Celebrities in Nigeria and Africa.
Yomi Casual® a label outfit that specializes in African design, especially cut-to-fit African design. Our designs are intricately textured and designed to stand our clients out in style. Our definition of Casual is deliberately the direct opposite of the Fashion World definition of Casual.
Our designs are uniquely sewn to a standard of Perfection. Our trendsetting designs flatters you from every angle. Each time we work on a new design, we have a Celebrity in mind. And whether you are famous or not, once you are dressed up in our designs, our sleek style automatically brings a celebrity out of you
We are lead, and driven by the genuine innovations of Olorunyomi Omoniyi Makun our Founding CEO, who holds a degree in Fashion Design & Clothing Technology from Auchi Polytechnic in Edo State Nigeria
He has since set an enviable standard of attracting models in the Shape of Celebrities for his new collections. Desmond Elliot, Zack Orji, AY, Alibaba, Uti Nwachukwu, Alex Ekubo, Dj Jimmy Jatt, Ebube Nwagbo, IK Ogbonna, Sammie Okoposo, Iyanya, and to mention a few, Aki and Paw Paw are some of the many Celebrities who have at one time being Celebrity Models for Yomi Casual®.
The remarkable comfort of Yomi Casual® Polish designs is also enjoyed by Captains of Industry, private Businessmen, Socialites as well as Politicians in Nigeria, Ghana, South Africa, and some other parts of Africa.
Yomi Casual® has featured in Fashion Exhibitions in Nigeria, and in the UK including the recent Native Vogue International Fashion Week which was held in Port Harcourt, Nigeria.
Officially, Yomi Casual® is the official Clothier of AY and many more celebrities. He’s outfits were featured in the award winning 30 Days in Atlanta a movie filmed in Atlanta, USA and Lagos Nigeria. Yomi Casual® is also the official Clothing Partner of AY Live Comedy & Music Concerts, and Shift Celebrity Prayse – an annual thanksgiving event for all Nigerian Celebrities.
Yomi Casual® is an award-winning fashion Brand in Africa. See some of His Works And Awards Below:
|Yomi with Don Jazzy|
|Susan Peters with DJ Jimmy Jatt|
He has won the Inspiration Excellent Awards in 2014, and that’s just one of the recognition below listed.
· Nigerian Youth Merit Awards fashion designer of the year 2011
· City people Hottest designer of the year 2011
· Effizzy Awards newest designer of the year
· Dynamix all youth Awards designer of the year 2012
· Vconnect Award of excellence 2012
· Cynosure magazine recognition award 2013
· Exclusive impact magazine fashion designer of the year
· Peace ambassador nominee 2014
· The inspiration Excellent service awards 2014
Gardencity Fashion Awards Outstanding Design Brand of the year 2015