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Two Tasks & Four Contestants are Evicted on Episode 3 of MultiChoice presents the Fashion Protégé

Episode 3 Challenge Winners! Bisola won the British Council Business Challenge & Omon won the Styling Challenge
Episode 3 of MultiChoice presents The Fashion Protégé was ALL pressure! The 10 contestants are faced with two tasks this week that test their business minds and their styling capabilities!
Read on for the scoop on episode 3 and make sure you watch the Fashion Protégé every Thursday at 8pm , Friday at 9.30pm, Sunday at 8.30pm and Monday at 1.00am on Africa Magic Entertainment, Channel 151.
The First Task: The British Council Business Challenge. Contestants are asked to prepare and present their business plans for their brands to the judges. The winner of the challenge gets to attend a Fashion Business course sponsored by the British Council.
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From left: Lanre Da Silva-Ajayi, Isoken Ogeimwonyi (Co-founder, L’Espace & Le Petite Marche), Jennifer Onochie (British Council Representative) & Mai Atafo
The judges for the challenge wanted contestants to show focus, knowledge of the sector and present a functional business model with the ability to grow. Some contestants delivered on the brief, while others failed to articulate their business plans and landed at the bottom
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Contestant Ayodeji presenting his business plan to the judges
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Elvis presenting his plan to the judges. Unfortunately, he failed to WOW the judges and landed in the bottom 3
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Tolani presenting her business plan to the judges
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Bisola’s presentation hit the right notes with the judges and won the challenge!
After all the presentations, the judges had to let two contestants go! Peter, Elvis & Lolade landed in the bottom as they failed to articulate their business plans and show proper understanding of the business of fashion.
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Bottom Three: Peter, Elvis and Lolade
The judges and contestants had to say goodbye to Peter and Lolade!
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Evicted Contestants: Peter & Lolade
No respite for contestants on Episode 3 as they quickly move on the Second Task: The Styling Challenge. Contestants are put to the test and attempt to tell the story behind their creations through accessorizing and creating great visual presentations. A list Nollywood Producer, Actress and Style Icon , Stephanie Linus and renowned Celebrity Stylist, Ebun Aboderin join Mentors Mai Atafo and Lanre Da Silva-Ajayi as judges. The winning contestant gets to dress Stephanie Linus for an event!
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Celebrity Guest Judge – Stephanie Linus

The contestants pitch their styling ideas to the judges. The first contestant to face the judges is Ayodeji, who styled his short-sleeved shirt and pants with casual sandals and a collection of string bead bracelets.
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Ayodeji
Grace styled her evening dress which featured a lace skirt and stripped top with beaded sleeves with simple earrings and black shoes. She failed to impress the judges with her styling skills and landed in the bottom four.
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Grace – Bottom Four
Antoinette styled her silver lace cocktail dress with black shoes and studs. Her styling decsions were safe and did not paricularly impress the judges, so last week’s challenge winner found herself struggling to stay in the competition as one of the bottom four.

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Antoinette – Bottom Four
Tolani styled her red high-neck evening dress with black shoes, chandelier earrings and a bracelet. Her choice for earrings did not go well with the judges and she landed in the bottom four and was eventually eliminated.

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Tolani – Evicted Contestant
Elvis showcased a cocktail dress which was a hit with the judges but they could not get past the statement necklace he styled it with that distracted from the dress. This was his second time in a row in the bottom four. He did not survive this time around and was eliminated.

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Elvis – Evicted Contestant
Omon thoroughly impressed the judges and won the challenge! Her futurist ankara blouse and pencil skirt was styled with a waist cinching black belt with a gold metal plate detail, black shoes and studs!

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Omon – Challenge Winner!!
Oluwatobi styled her black velvet vintage inspired dress which featured a silver embroidered sleeve detail with green shoes, a mustard clutch and silver jewellery.

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Oluwatobi
Bisola showcased great styling skills in this episode. Her geometric jumpsuit was complemented with a red cape and styled simply with a black floppy hat and flats!

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Bisola
Tolani, Elvis, Antoinette and Grace were bottom four. Unfortunately for Elvis and Tolani their journey to becoming Nigeria’s Biggest Fashion Star ended with the Styling Challenge!

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Bottom four: Tolani, Elvis, Antoinette and Grace – Bottom Four

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The Styling Challenge Evicted Contestants – Elvis & Tolani
We are two episodes away from announcing a winner and the competition is only getting tougher! Who will come out at the very top? You have to stay tuned to find out!
Catch the Fashion Protégé every Thursday at 8pm , Friday at 9.30pm, Sunday at 8.30pm and Monday at 1.00am on Africa Magic Entertainment, Channel 151.
The Fashion Protégé was produced by BellaNaija & Glam Networks
Strategic Partners: BellaNaija.com, British Council, MUD Cosmetics Nigeria, Touch of Glamour, Spice TV
Media Partners: 360Nobs, ThirdWorldProfashional, OneNigerianBoy, OloriSuperGal, ForStyleSake
Photo Credit: Insignia Media & TCD Concept

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