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Best Dressed Celebs At the African Magic Viewers Choice Awards

March 12, 2015 Unknown 2 Comments

This year, the inaugural edition of the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards united movie lovers and style lovers across Africa like never before on Saturday 7th March 2015.

Hosted by Nigerian radio personality/BBA Host IK Osakioduwa and Zimbabwean TV star Vimbai Mutinhiri, the star studded awards ceremony took place in grand style at the Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.

I wasn't present at the awards but I viewed it from home. 

Best Dressed Women

Genevieve Nnaji

Nollywood screen goddess Genevieve Nnaji brought her movie star appeal to the red carpet for the 2015 AMVCA.

Genevieve Nnaji was in a mustard floor-length custom dress by Elvira Jude. The dress, which featured off shoulder straps, was accessorized with pink jewelry fromSeraphina’s Gem and a pink box clutch.

Genevieve Nnaji in Elvira Jude

Styled by Veronica Odeka, Genevieve Nnaji looked every inch a diva last night.

Dakore Akande

Dakore Akande in House of Dabira

Dakore Akande gave us a reminder of how gorgeous colour blocking can be when done right.

The stunning actress and mother of 2 rocked a purple and yellow dress byHouse of Dabira. Her outfit was simple but elegant and it is definitely one of our favourite looks for the night.

Dakore Akande in House of Dabira

Her look was put together by the winner of the Zinkata Design Challenge (click here if you missed it)

Toke Makinwa

Toke Makinwa in Pastiche Couture

Media personality Toke Makinwabrought her A-game to the red carpet.

Styled by Harvella Styles, Toke Makinwa wore a gorgeous white dress byPastiche Couture. We definitely love the neckline detail of the dress.

If there’s anyone who can bring back the thigh slit trend it has to be Toke Makinwa.

Mercy Johnson

Mercy Johnson is back with a bang!

The Nollywood actress gave us two gorgeous looks for the night at the 2015 AMVCAs but our favourite definitely has to be the first outfit she rocked – a white dress that showed off her famous curves.

The dress featured a slit and a low neckline.

Joselyn Dumas

Joselyn Dumas in Pistis

Ghanaian actress Joselyn Dumas was gorgeous in her custom made dress from fashion brand Pistis paired with a gorgeous pair of leopard print Casadeipumps.

Funke Akindele

Funke Akindele

Funke Akindele killed it on the red carpet at the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards.

Styled by Yolanda Okereke, Funke Akindele’s green dress had the most gorgeous detailing both in the front and back of the dress.

Funke Akindele

She accessorized with a nude glittery clutch and a pair of silver earrings.

Oreka Godis

Oreka Godis in Peridot

Talk about another simple dress that was both classy and elegant and Oreka Godishas to be mentioned.

A plunging neckline and romantic lacy fabric are some of the features of her ethereal white dress from Peridot.

Oreka Godis in Peridot

She accessorized with silver sandals and tear drop earrings.

Beverly Naya

Beverly Naya in Reiss

Actress Beverly Naya gave us her own definition of style by going the unconventional route in a black Reiss jumpsuit for the 2015 AMVCAs.

Beverly Naya in Reiss

She accessorized with a gold watch and ring, a black Russell & Bromley clutch and a gold pair of Christian Louboutinheels.

Rita Dominic

I expected perfection from Rita Dominic and I got it.

Rita Dominic in Lanre DaSilva Ajayi

The gorgeous Nollywood diva wore a lovely dress from Nigerian fashion brandLanre DaSilva Ajayi.

Rita Dominic kept her jewelry and makeup simple as she opted for a nude lip colour with gold accessories.

Andrea Manuela Giaccaglia

Andrea Giaccaglia looked so gorgeous in Wana Sambo.

Andrea Giaccaglia in Wana Sambo

The Italian/Ghanaian diva rocked a maroon sheer dress that featured a cinched thigh slit.

Andrea Giaccaglia in Wana Sambo

The dress, from Wana Sambo’s Resort 2015 collection, was a chiffon maxi dress with lace cut-out shoulders and gathered high split detail in front.

Zina Anumudu

One of the red carpet hosts for the night,Zina Anumudu looked simply and classy in a cream coloured dress by Chidinma Obairi.

Zina Anumudu in Chidinma Obairi

Her makeup, done by Ranti Omezie, was a two-toned smokey eye complemented with nude lipstick.

Best Dressed Men

Blossom Chukwujekwu

Blossom Chukwujekwu in Bosi and Charles

Blossom Chukwujekwu was not just the winner of the ‘Best Supporting Actor (Drama) award, he is also a winner on the red carpet as he rocked a black floral jacket and black pants designed by Bosi and Charles.

Denola Grey

Denola Grey in McMeka

I always expect a stylish look fromDenola Grey and once again he delivered.

The style blogger rocked a unique velvet blazer by McMeka paired with black pants.

For his 2015 AMVCAs Denola was styled by Zed Eye.

Richard Mofe-Damijo

Nollywood legend Richard Mofe-Damijowas a delight to see on the red carpet.

Richard Mofe-Damijo

He looked quite dapper in his three-piece suit and velvet bow-tie.

Kunle Idowu 

Kunle Idowu aka Frank Donga

We are so used to seeing Kunle Idowu as Frank Donga in a pink shirt that we almost could not recognize him on the red carpet.

Kunle Idowu aka Frank Donga

The comedic actor for NdaniTV rocked a marsala three-piece suit and he added an extra pop of colour with a yellow & black brooch.

Ayo Makun

AY Makun

Comedian AY Makun was another gentleman who gave us a dapper look at the 2015 AMVCAs.

AY Makun

Winner of the ‘New Era Award’, AY Makun rocked a black print blazer and black pants.

Best Dressed Couple

I love to spot stylish couples on the red carpet and this year at the AMVCAs there were quite a number of celebrity couples who brought their A-Game…together!

Osas Ighodaro & Gbenro Ajibade

Osas Ighodaro in Badgley Mischka & Gbenro Ajibade

There is no doubt that Nollywood actressOsas Ighodaro and her fiancé Gbenro Ajibade make a stunning couple.

The opening act for the night rocked a gorgeous rich red dress from Badgley Mischka. She accessorized with gold bracelets, a Dolce & Gabbana purse and red drop earrings.

Gbenro Ajibade looked dapper in a black suit accessorized with a red brooch.

Busola Dakolo & Timi Dakolo

Busola Dakolo in HKN Couture & Timi Dakolo

Busola Dakolo and music star hubbyTimi Dakolo are another couple that rocked the red carpet.

Busola looked gorgeous in a teal dress by Fouad Sarkis Couture which is exclusively available from NHN Couture in Nigeria.

Busola Dakolo in Fouad Sarkis Couture & Timi Dakolo

The dress featured gold embroidery and an off shoulder sleeves. She accessorized with gold bracelets, a gold clutch and gold earrings.

Timi Dakolo opted for an African touch in a deep blue traditional attire and red cap.

Tonye & Praiz

Tonye in Elvira Jude & Praiz

could not help but notice singersTonye and Praiz on the red carpet as the two of them were spotted everywhere together.

Is this a new couple alert?

They definitely looked good together as Tonye rocked a gorgeous emerald green dress by Elvira Jude with her makeup done nicely by Lola Maja.

Praiz definitely brought his A-Game as well in a monochrome floral print blazer and black pants. He accessorized with a black hat and a blue watch.

Adesua Etomi & Oyekunle Oluwaremi

Green was definitely the colour of the night at the AMVCAs.

Adesua Etomi in Otumemine & Oyekunle Oluwaremi

Adesua Etomi rocked the rich colour as she stepped on the red carpet in a green dress by Otumemine alongside her date for the night, actor Oyekunle Oluwaremiwho complemented her look with a green floral blazer.

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  1. Rita Dominic totally rocked that dress!! Love it!

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