ABOUT IVY EKONG
Ivy Ekong is a fashion stylist and Image consultant. She is also an influencer and the founder of a women's luxury online fashion brand - Ivy Ekong Fashion. Ivy has been working as a fashion stylist for the past 8 years with clients of different background both in the United Kingdom, Dubai, Los Angeles and around the globe wherever her job takes her. It was at Colour Me Beautiful Academy London where she brushed up her natural styling skills. She also, has a vast knowledge in designing which led her to starting her own fashion brand for women of all sizes and ages - Ivy Ekong Fashion . She has built her solid understanding of fashion and styling. Ivy strongly believes that everyone has their own style and her job as a stylist is to enhance that style in her clients. Recently featured by YAHOO NEWS as the number 1 out of 5 UK influencers of 2020, Ivy has shown that you can do it all. In Ivy’s words ‘’ my journey hasn’t been easy. It has been one of dedication and resilience, but I wouldn’t have it any other way’’.
Ivie Ruth Ekong, popularly known as Ivy Ekong has proven that she’s not just an entrepreneur and a fashion mogul, but also love giving back to the various charities she supports and by her charitable work as well. She is also known for her women empowerment projects and initiatives both far and wide.
Through modelling and beauty pageants, Ekong found opportunities to create quite the name and brand for herself. Ivy is a clear example of beauty and brains. Having worked as an image consultant and fashion influencer, in 2017, Ekong launched her own fashion brand for women after working as an Image Consultant and a wardrobe stylist for over 5 years styling women all over the world.
Ivy used her experience and vast knowledge gathered over the years both as a stylist and consultant towards something she is very passionate about; which was creating her own premium fashion brand. Without much capital, Ivy started ‘’ Ivy Ekong Fashion’’ brand in her bedroom which has now grown to a global brand three years later. Ivy Ekong Fashion, is a brand woman love all over the world.
Ivie was interviewed for a ‘’Check Me Out’’ segment for BBC where she featured key pieces from her brand, and encouraged young women to pursue their dreams despite the challenges. Which was aired on SKY Channel 518 and BBC World Service Platforms in 2019. Ivy Ekong Fashion was also recently nominated by Drapers UK for the “Emerging Online Fashion Brand” Award in early 2020. Ivy Ekong Fashion has been worn by women, celebrities and influencers all over the world.
Ivy’s personal brand has also grown as well as her media career. She has been featured and interviewed by so many prominent magazines including, Sheen Magazine, Stylist Magazine, BBC Surrey radio interview, and was recently named by YAHOO News as one of the top 5 influencers of 2020. Ivy who is also a mother of 3 and a wife have proven that you truly can have it all.
As an influencer, Ivy has worked with numerous brands such as Murad, Hilton Hotels, Stuart Weizaman, Mytheresa, Nugg beauty, Farfetch, Grin & Bear London, Uber, Glamglow, Vestairre Collective, just to name a few.