A seamstress and Twitter user, known as Sylvia Chioma Eneghalu chose to be unique by adorning herself in ankara wedding gown, against the conventional white wedding dress.
Chioma who goes by the username @theonlychioma is also the author of the book How to Start Fabric Business in Nigeria With N0.
The Nnewi-born tailor made the wedding dress herself and was highly commended by many Nigerians, for choosing to defy the status quo.
She married her sweetheart, Akanimo Inyang on Saturday, 30th January, 2021 in a wedding that was held at the the Lagos Lagoon.
Sylvia Chioma Eneghalu is the creative director at SEAMPLES – a successful fashion brand in Nigeria. She’s also a photographer as well as an Author.
Her favorite mantra “You can be all that you want to be” led her into the world of street and documentary photography. She enjoys photographing processes.
As a fashion designer, Sylvia has trained 112 women in fashion designing between 2016 and 2018.
These women have gone on to launch successful fashion businesses in different locations across Nigeria.
Sylvia is also an alumni of the Dream Development Centre pioneered by Bankole Williams. Sylvia is a storyteller.