Ugo Mozie is a Nigerian-born American-based stylist who began his career in fashion as a young model/actor in LA. He moved to New York and landed his first celebrity styling gig with Larry King and his wife Shaun King. Other celebrities he has styled include Celine Dion, Beyoncé, Justin Bieber (named Best Dressed at the 2015 MET Gala in an outfit styled by Mozie), Diddy, Wizkid and Chris Brown. In 2015 he was featured in ‘25 Under 25: The New Leaders of Young Style’ for Complex magazine.
Mozie is passionate about helping to develop the fashion industry in Nigeria and other African countries. In an interview with Forbes magazine, he said, “Africa has an astronomical amount of talent. The self-taught designers have tailoring and design skills on par with some of the most couture houses in the world.” In addition to styling, Mozie is a designer who has showcased at New York Fashion Week and recently launched a perfume line called Mosaic that is inspired by Africa and which, according to Mozie, used ancient Africa as an inspiration. “The perfumes’ scents derived from West and North Africa and the packaging is handmade by a master craftsman in Morocco.”