Akolade Taiwo, CEO of Accolade Jewelry, has said that contrary to public opinion, money spent on blings isn’t a waste but an investment.
“Some critics think buying blings is a waste of money but I can tell you that apart from a fashion statement, putting your money on precious pieces of jewelry is a lifetime investment,” he said.
He noted that popular Nigerian hip-hop acts like Davido and Wizkid, and notable International acts do not spend money on jewelry just for fun. He said aside from looking fashionable and funky, they have realized the trick of spending and saving monies at the same time.
Accolade said Nigerians, especially the youth demographic, are coming to terms with the role jewelry play in fashion, lifestyle and now investment.
“Lots of Nigerians now know that their dressing is incomplete if they don’t wear jewelry, it is either you put on a nice wristwatch, or a nice chain or bracelet or even rings.”
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