Fashion designer urges artistes to dress modestly




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– One of ’s renowned designers, Frank Osodi, on Monday advised artistes to dress modestly and be “trend setters“ order to portray positively.

Osodi, who gave advice an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) , stressed the for artistes to understand that certain events required certain modes of dressing that would attract negative publicity.

Osodi designed the dress that Agbani Darego wore when she was crowned Miss World in November 2001.

“Actors and actresses should be a bit like trend setters and like over the top and except when it’s an event, think.

“Even at that they should be a bit because of where we are living in; we leave in , Nigeria precisely.“

He urged artistes to consult with their designers to ensure that they were packaged appropriately for the event they would be attending.

“Some of these artistes do sit down with designers and discuss what the way forward is and what should be on the red carpet.

“Designers to look at the artiste, think of the personality behind the artist and dress the personality not necessarily the person on the outside.

“So, you to package your artistes so that they can reflect who they are in the inside; that is the whole essence of you being a stylist.“

He also called on the media to act as a “fashion police“ to correct artistes with a sense of fashion for better appearances at events. (NAN)