Information trending has it that Africa’s fashion icon Gwei Noel Yengong is officially the creative director of Alessandro Veneto clothing brand, a unique men’s wear brand based in the city of Florence – Italy. Yes it is true !. We had to ask him few questions on how it all went down Gwei Noel was really happy telling us how it all went through to be the creative director of such a big brand moving from an influencer to a creative director.
Our Team : So Noel how did it all start ?
Gwei Noel Yengong : It all started in 2015 when I got contacted by an Italian friend who appreciated the uniqueness of my style via instagram dm then we further chatted , he then move ahead to ask me if i had any brand I was representing I said no, then he told me he is part of a company that would love the uniqueness of my presentation, he then later disappeared and came back again 2018 sent me a dm and told me if I ever get to Florence I should call him , in 2019 I went for the Pitti Uomo men’s fashion exhibition and we met, sad down had a coffee then things started to unfold accordingly engaging me into the brand Alessandro Veneto and then we signed a contract this year making me the creative director
Our Team : What do you think made this brand attracted to you ?
Gwei Noel Yengong : The uniqueness of my fashion sense and personality. I am a gentleman with a little bad boy appeal and this is a rare case. The ideas I’ve already created stands out from the whole social media community.
Our Team : Are you happy with the terms and conditions of this creative directing deal ?
Gwei Noel Yengong : I am very pleased, even if I was not its not all about money but the passion that comes with creativity and the joy of accomplishment
Our Team : Whats your vision for the brand ?
Gwei Noel Yengong : I want to make this brand the most recognised gentleman brand by 2022.
Our Team : Thank you so much for your time.
Gwei Noel Yengong : Im most honoured