Omoniyi Makun (Yomi Casual): A Fashion Designer Per Excellence

Real name: Omoniyi Makun

Date of birth: 25th of January, 1985

Profession: Fashion designer

Yomi Casual is one of the best fashion designers in Nigeria

Early Life


How He Started His Brand

What’s exceptional about the brand “Yomi Casual”?

The voice behind the fashion designs of Yomi Casual is targeted towards portraying African culture and tradition. Talking about the Yomi Casual brand, it spreads across every city in Nigeria and Africa at large as a true representation of originality and perfection. The brand “Yomi Casual” even goes further to penetrate the hearts and wardrobes of most big men and women, most especially politicians and celebrities in Nigeria.

Notable among the vast clientele base of the Yomi Casual brand are some prominent personalities including:: JJ Okocha, Desmond Elliot, Alex Ekubo, Sammie Okposo, Timaya, Alibaba, AY, Majid Mitchell, Bovi, Chioma Chukwuka, Chidi Mokeme, Ramsey Nouah Jnr, Seyi Law, and many others.


Achievements and Awards of Yomi Casual

  • In 2011, he was honoured with the city people hottest designer of the year
  • Also in 2011, he won the award for the fashion designer of the year at the Nigerian Youth Merit.
  • He was also honoured with the Efizzy Awards newest designer of the year.
  • In 2012, he was awarded as the designer of the year by Dynamix all youth Awards
  • Still, in 2012, he won the VConnect Award of Merit.
  • In 2013, he won the Cynosure magazine acknowledgement award
  • The award for inspiration excellent service, 2014
  • He also won the exclusive impact magazine fashion designer of the year in 2014
  • He was nominated as a peace ambassador for the year 2014.

(Sources: Henry Obinna, and



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