BN Red Carpet Fab: 2009 Genevieve Pink Ball

Posted on Thursday, May 28th, 2009 at 12:34 PM

By Ijeoma Ndekwu

Genevieve Magazine recently hosted Pink Ball. An event aimed at being a platform to raise awareness on breast cancer and raise funds. Nothing beats the explosive combination of a good cause and fashion. And a good day for fashion it was! BN Red Carpet Fab was there to witness it all: the glitz, the glam and the dazzling pink hues that swept the carpet. There was a lot of Pink gorgeousness to last a lifetime, well…maybe just till the next one!

African: These ladies chose to bring forth the divine and richness of African fabrics and textures. The cuts of their dresses absolutely flatter their silhouettes and what an alluring way to go, with the girly and dramatic cuts.  From the tiered dress to the rise and fall hem, these ladies displayed an interesting variety that was every bit  fashionably appealing!

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Ituen Basi

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Brights: Who says you can never go any brighter than pink? These ladies add a pop to their dresses, with bright embellishments  and accessories. Silver, gold, sequins and a splash of colours like yellow, orange and turquoise enhance the lush of their pink dresses.

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Aisha Babangida-Shinkafi

Oyinda Taiwo

Oyinda Taiwo

Uju Murphy

Uju Murphy

Grand Dames: These ladies have been in the game for so long, they’ve mastered the art of perfection. Constantly expanding fashion boundaries, they never fail to stop the press with their bold elegant pieces!
Daisy Danjuma and Dr Doyin Abiola

Daisy Danjuma and Dr Doyin Abiola

Grace Egbagbe

Grace Egbagbe

Ibukun Awosika

Ibukun Awosika

Florence Ita-Giwa

Florence Ita-Giwa

Folorunso Alakija

Folorunso Alakija

Nkiru Anumudu

Nkiru Anumudu

Abba Folawiyo

Abah Folawiyo

Nigerian Designer Chic: Nigerian designers were well represented at the Pink ball. From the designers themselves draped in their own wonder garments, to ladies who decided to have a dip into their wonder for the Night! They all deliverd beautiful garments glowing pink while retaining their labels aesthetic!
Folake Coker in Tiffany Amber

Folake Coker in Tiffany Amber

Bisola Fajemirokun in Phunk Afrique

Bisola Fajemirokun in Phunk Afrique

Ene Maya Lawani in Lanre Da Silva

Ene Maya Lawani in Lanre Da Silva

Funmi Iyanda in Deola Sagoe

Funmi Iyanda in Deola Sagoe

In Tiffany Amber

In Tiffany Amber

In Tiffany Amber

In Tiffany Amber

In Tiffany Amber

In Tiffany Amber

Nikki Khiran in Nikki Khiran

Nikki Khiran in Nikki Khiran

Pastor Ifeanyi Adefarasin in Tiffany Amber

Mrs. Grace Onosode in Tiffany Amber

Ugonna Umeruo in House of Nwocha

Ugonna Umeruo in House of Nwocha

Zizi Cardow in Zizi Cardow

Zizi Cardow in Zizi Cardow

Short: The short dresses weren’t excluded from the ball and how could they be? We would hate to be denied the chance to admire well manicured nails and super fine legs! Going short they still managed to raise the bar pretty high!

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Stars: Big events like this one, aren’t void of the stars. Shining in delicate soft  gowns and grand ones, they swoon the audience with their presence!
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Funke Akindele

Funke Akindele

Kate Henshaw

Kate Henshaw

Oluchi

Oluchi

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  • 45 Comments on “BN Red Carpet Fab: 2009 Genevieve Pink Ball”

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    • f May 28, 2009 at 1:30 PM

      im feeling the very qwirky dress worn by Funmi….and the

    • Vanilla May 28, 2009 at 3:00 PM

      Ok..for me, Bisola Fajemirokun was my best dressed from the pictures shown. The Tiffany amber dresses are all cool as well and some of the short dresses..
      I usually like Deola Sagoe designs but that dress Funmi Iyanda has on is not working for me..tis a bit out there :D
      I also like Nkiru anumundu (sans the scary face) ‘s look..

    • Abeni Ebony May 28, 2009 at 3:25 PM

      These ladies really did it with the PINK…I normally hate pink but these women and designers have helped me to have a change of heart…

    • Ogo May 28, 2009 at 3:43 PM

      all the dresses are very beautiful…

    • f May 28, 2009 at 4:08 PM

      …Jimmy choos as worn by SJP in sex and the city: the movie…love very few of the looks..but if they feel great ..who am i to complain!!!

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    • GamGam May 28, 2009 at 5:23 PM

      I wore that Oyinda Taiwo’s for my sisters wedding nau..

      Predictable stuff here jo

    • aosgrl May 28, 2009 at 5:45 PM

      most certainly feeling Funmi’s dress. Please Where can one get the Tifanny Amber dresses and what do they run? How much? Those dresses were on point.

      I felt this article was lacking the usual depth of a Bellanaija event fashion review.

    • aosgrl May 28, 2009 at 5:53 PM

      Okay just went over the attached slideshow and I’m kinda disappointed. I don’t think a lot of the better outfits made it to the showcase. We should have also had a section for the non conformists.

    • abi May 28, 2009 at 6:03 PM

      err…..f,
      the shoes funmi iyanda was wearing is MANOLO BLAHNIK not JIMMY CHOOS…..

    • f May 28, 2009 at 7:40 PM

      my Bad Manolos they are..just remb seeing them from sex and the city…no need to get you knickers all up in a twist..but thanks for the corrction. :)

    • aosgrl May 28, 2009 at 8:03 PM

      are you guys sure though because its the same color yes but i believe SATC shoes came with a 41/4 heel and on her they almost look like flats. I’m sure she can afford it as per lagos big girl but mid and low range designers like Steve madden and co like to make good copies of premium designer.

      Post not meant to offend oh.

    • f May 28, 2009 at 8:45 PM

      lol..the angle of her leg makes it hard to tell./..oh well… !!

    • Ifygirl May 28, 2009 at 9:41 PM

      Why nobody like Funke Akindele style?…..lol

    • aosgrl May 28, 2009 at 11:51 PM

      i thot she looked okay. A bit underdressed for a ball. I think she shops at nordstrom a lot though LOL! I’ve seen her in a lot of Maggy London and Adrianna Papell dresses. Not that that’s a bad thing. :)

    • Omosa May 29, 2009 at 12:13 AM

      Aisha Babangida is ELEGANT;Kate Henshaw-Nuttal was regal; the rest were ok.

    • binti May 29, 2009 at 3:35 AM

      e go shock una sey na knock off she dey wear

    • binti May 29, 2009 at 3:38 AM

      i got tired of looking at the pics in the slide cos nothing popped jare…all so predictable….nothing special at all

      I like Adaure the best jare!

    • jennietobbie May 29, 2009 at 9:01 PM

      KATE HENSHAW DROPPED IT HOT

    • BiafranPrincess May 29, 2009 at 10:49 PM

      Can I just say Tiffany Amber rocks! The only ppl that stood out for me were Kate Henshaw Nuttal (She’s becoming one of my favs in terms of red carpet looks) and Aisha Babangida was really elegant with a little dash of mystery. All the others…. okay/blah , for me!

    • Bola May 30, 2009 at 12:50 AM

      mehn, thise Tiffany Amber dresses are on POINT. You can detect the quality from a distance, clean, regal, ON POINT O!

      and Kate Henshaw fills a dress like no other.nice nice…

    • Labby May 30, 2009 at 10:15 AM

      what is with Oluchi’s outfit, it sucked big time.

    • Honey May 30, 2009 at 2:55 PM

      Eeuuww, what is Funmi Iyanda wearing! What’s up with the ashy knees? I don’t care if the shoe is a designers or not, it just does not fit. I am sure shoes made in Aba or Oshodi would have fitted better than that nonsense she has on.

      H.

    • Hhhhmn May 30, 2009 at 10:31 PM

      You must be her friend because I’m sorry going by your “popped theory” she didn’t pop either

    • binti May 31, 2009 at 2:13 PM

      lol!people kill me on facebook!ha!ha!

    • Hhhhmn May 31, 2009 at 2:24 PM

      This isn’t facebook…

    • hhls June 1, 2009 at 4:01 AM

      Like Madea would say in her southern accent, “Hell to the Naaaaaaaw.”
      This is a travesty! Some of the outfits rocked, but the majority are fashion disasters of immense proportions from the pits of “what not to wear” hades. I thought Nigerians were more fashionable than this. Now, Bjork and her little pelican around her neck seem like Marchesa next to these ladies. Get it together!

    • s June 2, 2009 at 2:16 PM

      damn, ppl should just free this woman!!! haba!! knock offs? shes comfortable enough to afford a manolo. haba! haters!!!

    • MA June 2, 2009 at 3:09 PM

      You’re just a hater…those are the SATC Manolos! Geez haven’t you got eyes???

    • Sassy Trends June 3, 2009 at 12:30 PM

      What is Funke Akindele diving in?
      Jeezzzz! Brace up baby, that outfit is a no-no!

    • KIKE June 3, 2009 at 2:00 PM

      FOLAKE COKER IS COOL IN HER DRESS AS WELL AS FUNKE D JENIFA……OTHERS A OK TOO.

    • KIKE June 3, 2009 at 2:03 PM

      FOLAKE COKER IS GORGEOUS…………………..FUNKE D JENIFA IS COOL AND PETITE………………………..OTHERS A IN THEIR BEST FORM

    • parkia June 8, 2009 at 12:21 AM

      Genarally,dresses okay.What was Zizi thinking….it wasnt a costume party,Oyinda Taiwo Red shoes on Fushia pink OMG,Funmi Iyanda….we just getting used to her wak fashion sense so what if they manolos!
      Love Mrs Fasholas dress,Mariam B,Bisola F,Tiffany effortless
      Alot of ladies need fashion consultants

    • Oghenekome Ebelike June 8, 2009 at 2:04 AM

      The Tiffany Amber dressed ladies rocked the ball.

    • Stay slim and healthy June 8, 2009 at 11:19 AM

      Why or WHY are there so many FAT Nigerian women? Its becoming quite and epidemic. I mean, we can even cut the older ladies some slacj even though they have no excuse for looking so robust and round but some of these ladies haven’t even had kids and some only one. WTF?? Ladies, exercise is your friend…play with it.

    • kemchi June 8, 2009 at 4:30 PM

      The Tiffany Amber ladies def rocked it as for Funmi and Florence… I mean really!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • kemchi June 8, 2009 at 4:35 PM

      Manolos or not, she’s not working it and more to the point they don’t look like a good fit for her feet!

    • AMAKA June 15, 2009 at 5:55 AM

      a lot of these women look really good for their age.
      although some of the older women seem to be bleaching (its kinda obvious) they all look stunning. i liked 80% of all the dresses.
      naija babes are hott.
      i wish i was famous in nigeria and i could go to all the red carpets just to get dressed up and posted on the internet.
      NAIJA 4 LIFE!!! :D

    • sleepy willow June 16, 2009 at 3:05 PM

      Nina Garcia said it best: the quickest way to look cheap (for clothing) is short, tight and shiny…. only a few people look decent with Oluchi looking her greatest as always…Where did all the older fat women come from?…the Nkiru lady is scaring the bejesus out of me, STOP BLEACHING ITS STUPID…

    • delilah June 18, 2009 at 11:51 PM

      funmi iyanda n that princess somethin lady(one of the twins) look absolutely gorgeous! I love!

    • Olivia M May 1, 2010 at 2:15 PM

      Kate henshaw never disappoint. I dont know about Funmi iyanda dress, so not working for me.

    • crystal May 29, 2010 at 8:00 PM

      sulia kan ayetoro kan o ti affect e gan!!!!! hmmmmmm ow far you.u no try atall.pls u re a celeb try n encourage ur fans;be fashion conscious.Bella naija pls help her

    • RMG June 14, 2010 at 4:46 PM

      not denying the fact that Grace Egbabe looks sexy for her age,she should also watch what she wears at this stage.such dresses make her look much older,at the same time,it’s too busy.there’s just too much going on there.i’m simply not feeling her looks.generally,some outfits rocked,others were simply overdone.

    • Me November 4, 2010 at 8:46 AM

      Kate Henshaw wore it best 4 me! Dang!!! So on fire.and d ppl dat wore blue n d rest,dint dey hear dat its pink ball?na wa o!dresses for me were whack! Jst abt 20% rocked!!!*thumbs down* not feelg ds red carpet!

    • Fatou Taal November 26, 2010 at 5:13 PM

      U look really cool Folake. Do u remember me? Am Salieu’s sista. Regards