Burna Boy wore designer items worth N11M for his GQ Style feature - here is a breakdown of all the fashion items

Burna Boy GQ
  • The Spring/Summer 2020 issue of GQ Style is out and features Nigerian music star, Burna Boy.
  • For his debut appearance for the popular men’s lifestyle magazine, the African Giant rocked nine stylish outfits estimated to be worth at least N11.7 million($31, 861).
  • Business Insider sub-Saharan Africa breaks down all the fashion items from his GQ feature.

Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu, known professionally as Burna Boy, is one of the stars featured in the Spring/Summer edition of GQ Style.

His extensive profile in the men’s lifestyle magazine is titled 'Burna Boy, Global Giant.' It addresses comparisons to the Nigerian music legend, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, his rise to fame, career and life.

The editorial piece is accompanied by a shoot done in Ikoyi, Lagos state by Prince Gyasi. Styled by renowned Nigerian stylist, Mobolaji Dawodu, the Nigerian artist rocks nine different looks featuring fashion items worth about N11.7 million ($32,734).

Here is a break down of all his looks:

  • Look 1

For his first look, Burna Boy has on this black blazer with colourful prints of feathers. This goes a black sunshade.

Jacket: $5,190

Blazer by Yohji Yamamoto: $1,630

Pants by Giorgio Armani: $875

Boots by Christian Louboutin: $1,095

Total: $8,790 (N3,164,400)

  • Look 2

Next, he wears a floral-designed Louis Vuitton two-piece outfit. This is paired with glittering Louis Vuitton shoes.

Shirt: $2,010

Pants by Louis Vuitton Men’s: $2,010

Shoes by Christian Louboutin: $1,095

Total: $5,115 (N1,841,400)

  • Look 3

His third look is a combination of sky blue Pyer Moss bomber jacket with a yellow turtle-necked sweater by Issey Miyake Men.

Suit by Pyer Moss: Price unknown

Sweater by Issey Miyake Men: $535

Belt by Maximum Henry: $135

Sunglasses by Louis Vuitton Men’s: $845

Total: $1,515 (N545,400)

  • Look 4

Burna Boy's fourth outfit has a Missoni shirt and pants by Acne Studios and Giuseppe Zanotti shoes.

Shirt by Missoni: $1,345

Pants by Acne Studios: $700

Shoes by Giuseppe Zanotti: $850

Total: $2,895 (N1,042,200)

  • Look 5

The artist wears a Hermes blue shirt that goes perfectly with the blue sparkling water. This is paired with matching Stubbs & Wootton shoes.

Shirt by Hermès: $3,825 Pants by Rochas: $975

Shoes by Stubbs & Wootton: $525

Socks by Etiquette Clothiers: $18

Sunglasses by Ahlem: $490

Total: $5,833 (N2,099,880)

  • Look 6

He goes for a monochrome look with a red coat and shirt.

Coat by Ami: $745

Shirt by Ami: $275

Total: $1,020 (N367,200)

  • Look 7

This features an off-white ensemble with Christian Louboutin boots.

Coat by Maison Margiela: $2,315

Tank top by Boss: $148

Pants by Boss: $2,398

Boots by Christian Louboutin: $1,095

Total: $5,956 (N2,144,160)

  • Look 8

A print shirt and a white suit that brightened his look.

Blazer by Umit Benan B+: $2,500

Shirt by Dolce & Gabbana: $1,245

Pants by Rochas: $975

Total: $4720 (N1,725,160)

  • Look 9

Burna Boy's last look features a red Emporio Armani suede suit with a cream shirt from Bode.

Jacket by Emporio Armani: $1,195

Shirt by Bode: $415

Total: $1,610 (N579,600)

Overall total: $32,734 (N11,784,240)

The article was written by Nigerian-American entertainment journalist Lola Ogunnaike.


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