Trailblazer Of the Week: Mayowa Nicholas

Mayowa Nicholas is a 18 years old teenage Nigerian International Model signed to Elite Model Management, Paris and Milan with her parent agency BETH in Nigeria.

Her journey into modelling career began when she was scouted by the Elite Model Look Nigeria Team on her way to the Salon. She won the Elite Model look in Nigeria at 16 years old, 2014.

Mayowa is the oldest of 3 children, born in Ifako Ijaiye Lagos Nigeria. She attended Royal Crown Comprehensive High School in Iju, Agege area of Lagos state and was an accounting student at Crawford University in Ogun State Nigeria.

Mayowa is the first Nigerian model to feature in a Dolce & Gabbana campaign for their fall/winter 2016 campaign and in 2017 she snagged a lookbook feature for Dolce & Gabbana Spring/Summer 2017 look book presentation. She has also featured at Jonathan Saunders collection for Dianne Von Furstenbeng of House of DVF her second show in New York. She made Vogues and Trace Urban TV’s new faces in 2016 and bagged an editorial feat in Harpes Bazaar US February Issue.

Mayowa has worked for A-list International Designers like Max Mara, Micheal Kors, Miu Miu, Hermes, Dior, Prade, Balmain etc and has ripped their runways.

Her recent  career breakthrough is becoming the first Nigerian to become the face of the American Designer Calvin Kleins underwear apparel.

Image Credit @mayowanicholas


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