Zainab Balogun: On her Brand, Style And Fashion

With her signature hairstyle and physique, Zainab Balogun is making her mark not just as a media personality, but also as an actress. Talking about her style and fashion in this part of the world, the presenter cum actress revealed how important fashion has been to her brand.

What’s fashion to you?

Fashion is self expression through style.

How would you describe your personal style?

Fun, clean and colourful.

What fashion secret do you employ to slay?

Comfort is key! I ensure I feel good in what I wear. This helps the confidence to push through.

What’s your beauty secret?

Regular vitamin C facials.

What beauty routine do you have?

I exfoliate once a week.

How would you describe your eating habits?

I love food and can eat for Nigeria!

Do you exercise?

Sometimes.

How do you relax?

I watch movies and eat popcorn

How do you think fashion has helped your brand?

Fashion helps me tell the story of my brand and connect with a different pool of people.

What do you think about African Fashion

The African fashion industry is being consumed at a greater pace by international audiences. We’re making our mark as a power players.

Do you think there is a standard fashion industry in Nigeria?

I believe the standards for the Nigerian fashion industry is growing and gradually becoming an authority.

What are you passionate about in life?

I’m passionate about my family and work. It’s important for me to add value to the hearts that my work allows me to touch.

What’s your watchword in life?

Go! Just Go!

Life rule, beauty rule, and fashion rule?

LIFE: Just start. The time will never be right.

BEAUTY: Don’t sleep with makeup on

FASHION: Never walk in heels you’re not comfortable in.

Where is your ideal vacation spot?

Mombasa. I love the white sands and great seafood.

 

Interview conducted by Linda Orakwe was first published in Vanguard Allure.

Credit: Linda Orakwe for Vanguard Allure

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