THE DESIGNER

Ohimai Atafo is a fashion entrepreneur, he is the founder and creative director of fashion label Mai Atafo, a brand that specializes in bespoke men’s suit and traditional outfits, alongside its sister brand Mai Atafo Bridal Atelier which specializes in Wedding and evening dresses.

Mai Atafo though a fashion guru whose sartorial elegance is an extension of his true essence as a gentleman. He also has his hands in a few other non-fashion jars, which makes him the quintessential male loved by men and women alike and inspires the younger generation. He worked in Market Research, Sales and distribution, Innovation, Projects and Brand management with British American Tobacco and Guinness Nigeria Plc where he exited as Senior Brand Manager for Guinness Foreign Extra Stout to pursue fashion where he is undoubtable the number one man in fashion on the continent. He was also Head of Spice TV for 6 months, Strategy director for adverting agency The Fire House for a year, Fashion Editor Genevieve Magazine for 2 years and Chairman of the Central Working Committee of The Future Award for 6 years before taking up the role leadership role in the Advisory Council.

For the love of the craft Mai Atafo finds time to be an incredible MC/Compere and voiceover artiste having done shows like 2010 Miss Nigeria Pageant alongside Agbani Darego, City People Fashion and Style Award, Face of Sleek Model Competition, Etisalat Masterbrand Re-launch, FCMB Employees Award Night and voiced a Glo advert and Soundcity Video Music Awards live-show.

In his not so spare time he still manages to inspire with is free fashion mentorship initiative called Fashion Conversations.

He has work various brands either as an ambassador, spokesperson Judge or influencer; Samsung, Intel, HP, Etisalat, Baileys, Chivas, Amstel Malta, Fayrouz, Heineken, Lux, Ebonylife to mention a few.

Trivial; Mai Atafo cameoed in the high-grossing movie Wedding Party as well as made the outfits for the bridal party, he also has a song title Stay With Me featuring Waje and Praiz (it also has a nice cool video)

Mai Atafo is married to Ede-Christine and blessed with a daughter, Aima.

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