BN Wedding Glam: The Lamide Lawson & Wale Shonekan Engagement

Posted on Thursday, October 22nd, 2009 at 6:40 PM


BN Wedding Glam is here again and its definitely been worth the wait! We have to confess that this just might be our fave so far. Its from the traditional engagement ceremony of Lamide Lawson and Wale Shonekan which took place over the weekend. The colours were silver and red. The silver french lace really perfectly complements the red tones of the lining and gele – it even creates a vibrant coral hue when combined! There was lots of creative use of layering and infusion of asian, indian and western influence with African styles.
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  • 71 Comments on “BN Wedding Glam: The Lamide Lawson & Wale Shonekan Engagement”

    • az in... October 22, 2009 at 7:52 PM

      he-oh! see styles o. Lagos girls! Lagos girls!!! These people can make somebody afraid.

    • jcsgrl October 22, 2009 at 8:37 PM

      all I can say is wow!!! These babes no ez. Na wah oh!!!

    • Annie October 22, 2009 at 8:42 PM

      The red and silver theme is lovely. Nigerian ladies rock…the styles are creative…I like!

    • MiaJadore October 22, 2009 at 8:51 PM

      Some of the styles were over done, but those are some Gorgeous ladies with Beautiful skin tones. Good job Bella!

    • Naija Da Vixen October 22, 2009 at 9:38 PM

      Man Naija Women ROCK!!! FASHION FASHION FASHION!! love the red and the silver!, its not to common, so it makes it unique..=)

    • Renit October 22, 2009 at 9:43 PM


    • Lynda October 22, 2009 at 9:54 PM

      Na wa oh! Nigerian women no easy oh! They make wanna fly down to Nigeria and attend a wedding.

    • seanini October 22, 2009 at 10:00 PM

      na wah oh,we women i wonder if we fit get savings with all the combo.anyway,wetin we go do,we have no choice but to always look good.the styles are breathtaking,nice one.

    • sweetie October 22, 2009 at 10:18 PM

      blood!!!!!!!!!!!! see fashion!!! abeg big ups to naija women……we no gree!!

    • FirstIWantToDanceWithYouPere October 22, 2009 at 11:07 PM

      Black is beautiful!!!

    • mary October 22, 2009 at 11:15 PM

      My!!! I give these ladies hand dem try!!!

    • Kemchi October 22, 2009 at 11:36 PM

      Yes oooooo! These women no gree at all!
      Awesome, especially loved the Grey dress with red ascents.

    • Oluwaseun October 23, 2009 at 12:07 AM

      are nigerian women for real? i salute them o. see style at its peak.

    • Shanice October 23, 2009 at 1:04 AM

      This is really lovely!

    • SA October 23, 2009 at 1:08 AM

      Mama will be sooo proud. Most of the ladies seen here went to VF. Babes!!!

    • Lamide October 23, 2009 at 1:09 AM

      I LOVE LOVE LOVE it!! Gorgeous ladies, great styles, thumbs up!

    • Anonymos October 23, 2009 at 1:11 AM

      who is the girl second from top?? She is smoking hot!! Lookin great girls.. Up Naija!

    • eme October 23, 2009 at 1:54 AM

      i thank God that i am a nigerian. wowoooooooooooo!

    • Nneka October 23, 2009 at 2:16 AM

      Beautiful color combo, some really nice ones I’ll give a 10 but for the most part, kind of overdone for me. Ahah wetin??? I wonder what the heck the bride was wearing then. Nigerian women don’t really know how to ‘simply’ nail it. Mostly over the top oppressive effort. To even think most of these chics are possibly in my age group makes it an even bigger turn off.
      Good picture quality B.!

    • Sade October 23, 2009 at 2:20 AM

      O ga oh! Absolutely lovin’ it!

    • Nkiru October 23, 2009 at 2:40 AM

      Woooowww! Feel so proud as a Nigerian woman, seeing all these ladies……

    • Chichi October 23, 2009 at 2:50 AM

      I soooooo agree with U!

    • Licious October 23, 2009 at 2:56 AM

      WOW! i loveeeeeeeeeeeee!!!

    • Ibo Omoge October 23, 2009 at 4:03 AM

      Hey!!!…Naija ladies…I hail!!….I salute!!!… I bow!!!…in fact, I no fit talk.

    • nikki October 23, 2009 at 4:36 AM

      they all look very lovely,i love it

    • Boujai October 23, 2009 at 7:10 AM

      Love the styles, go ladies!!!!!

    • ncyluv October 23, 2009 at 8:26 AM

      WOW!!!! i love the styles, oh so glam.

    • 2gems (Dith) October 23, 2009 at 9:29 AM

      LMAO @ that comment that said Lagos girls can make someone afraid. HAHAHA True talk oooo my sister. lol
      They all look faboosh!!

      I always seem to get this Kerry Washington vibe from Funke Fowler…Don’t know why.

    • MOLA OG October 23, 2009 at 9:34 AM

      Lovely! Wale and Lamide; 9ice one! Congrats!!! Will be at the first child’s naming ceremony….Could not make the wedding
      All the babes are looking fly! Good Pics Bella

    • Tess October 23, 2009 at 9:42 AM

      I dont get it, who is the chic? men! everyone of them is chicky………thumbs up

    • Grace O October 23, 2009 at 10:36 AM

      Lovely ladies with comlimentary styles. Where is the couple? Thought they should be the centre of attraction. Good job Bella!

    • she October 23, 2009 at 12:49 PM

      oyinda martins looks hawt!

    • Suzanna Efiok October 23, 2009 at 2:29 PM

      Una try abeg, thumbs up!!!

    • lady lilac October 23, 2009 at 3:11 PM

      lagos for show..dis is how we do it!

    • Support local design October 23, 2009 at 3:12 PM

      All I know is that the girl looks gorgeous! I think her look really made the best of the fabric. Maybe a little less cleavage but Im not mad at her at all.

    • Wadami October 23, 2009 at 4:25 PM

      Those styles are amazing!!

    • nelly October 23, 2009 at 4:44 PM

      y’all rock… loving it over and over again.

    • na me o October 23, 2009 at 5:34 PM

      which one is funke fowler?

    • Nikkyjay October 23, 2009 at 6:10 PM

      OMG!!! These ladies look exceptionally FLY! Naija women wouldn’t kill me. I honestly don’t know how i would cope if i were in Nigeria???

      By the way Funke Fowler looks absolutely Flawless. She’s truly an EPITOME OF ELEGANCE.

    • Elpee October 23, 2009 at 7:17 PM

      WOWW this is impressive. The aso ebi is amazing and then most of these women just made fabolous styles out of it…

    • ladi October 23, 2009 at 7:46 PM

      big white necklace and red fan.

      So what happens to the Asoebi afterwards?

      Lagos na wa.

    • Omowa October 23, 2009 at 8:53 PM

      My aija gils, dem dey oppress. Oya someone quickly, tell me the names of these materials osiso

    • Bintu October 23, 2009 at 9:46 PM

      Nice!Nice!Nice! Really Nice!!

    • jbaby October 23, 2009 at 10:03 PM

      i have to agree. there r some really nice ones but most of them are a bit OTT for my taste. naija we like to oppress. lol.

    • jbaby October 23, 2009 at 10:06 PM

      the funny thing is that there isn’t a picture of the couple. lol.

    • nono October 24, 2009 at 1:41 AM

      Well that is because this is Wedding Glam which focuses on what the guests wore. There is usually a different feature on the couple.

    • Marian October 24, 2009 at 3:38 AM

      fantastic!!!!! Best fashion I have seen on BN! Whaattt!!! they make those of us abroad look like old ladies. lol

    • YNC Babe October 24, 2009 at 3:39 AM

      really loving the styles, Naija for life

    • Nice Anon October 24, 2009 at 5:50 AM

      The chic in blue is looking for take away! I loves it!

    • Nice Anon October 24, 2009 at 5:51 AM

      Typo: correction she is looking very take away*

    • KK October 24, 2009 at 7:51 AM

      Naija women for ever!!
      the most stylish set of women.
      too fly.

    • j3nif4 October 24, 2009 at 8:34 AM

      Mehnnn!!!!!! these women are stylish!!!! lovely designs…lovely everything!

    • tbn October 24, 2009 at 10:56 PM

      its typos you should be looking for all over… mchewwwww!!!

    • bimbo October 25, 2009 at 12:25 AM

      OMG…absolutely totally fly. pls someone tell me the name of the material make I find am.

    • KK October 25, 2009 at 3:58 AM

      i need the name too.
      would love to buy it for my significant other, this Christmas.

    • mia October 25, 2009 at 7:23 AM

      wooooow pls everyone is looking too good… all da attention wld be taken away from the couple nw haba especially d bride.. she better be looking waaay better dan these ladies o..cuz i dunno who is even gettin married sef..cuz dey all came to representttt lololl

    • sugabun October 26, 2009 at 7:19 AM

      All these people that sell their souls to buy aso ebi that most of them cannot afford, in a bid to out do each other. It just all screams notice me die sad.

    • africanbeauty October 27, 2009 at 6:31 AM

      yes this is what i am talking about…nice

    • tyty October 27, 2009 at 7:19 PM

      These ladies look HOT. Nigerian women are always very well put together.

    • ronke October 29, 2009 at 4:13 AM

      who is the chic getting married abeg? is she like the president’s daughter or what? but i love the styles and color to bits.
      go naija girls, we rock.

    • Omoze November 1, 2009 at 7:05 PM

      Naija women mehnnn…too much!!! they know exactly what they are doing…women abroad got nothin on Naija women in Naija! its NAIJA!!

    • ladi November 3, 2009 at 5:07 AM

      That’s why you need to RELOCATE fassst!

    • cynthia November 3, 2009 at 11:32 AM

      I have to give it to the Naijas…you guys are always ahead of the gang…the leaders of the pack…kudos! You are an inspiration to some of us coming behind ;-)

    • Temilady November 3, 2009 at 12:48 PM

      its called french lace, I didnt supply the fabrics but i do supply french lace and different kinds of fabrics for different glamorous occassions. You can call me on 08033215319. Kwamuhle Fabrics and my name is Temilady

    • Kiki November 7, 2009 at 9:26 PM

      Lovely design…our women are gorgeous

    • wow! November 8, 2009 at 11:16 PM

      What strikes you as Presidential in their manner of dress? Na wah for you ooo

    • celia olukoya November 28, 2009 at 1:03 PM

      My daughter is getting married soon and we need some french lace for either the engagement party or the wedding itself. Can u tell me where u are based and what is the price range? By the way is it just French lace alone or missed with some other frabics?

    • K&B EVENTS September 7, 2010 at 12:40 PM

      i love the general ashoebi. beautiful combinations used. different from the regular ankara or lace. good concept. everybody looking goergeus

    • Berry December 1, 2010 at 5:20 AM

      Overdoing it as usual. “Lagos society” women need a Joan Rivers to deal with them.

    • rahyma April 12, 2011 at 4:17 AM

      very nice color mix..but..nigerians always try to hard in fashion dey have no idea of economy of design…the simple ones look more elegant expecially wen the fabric itself is busy.

    • Tyna May 9, 2011 at 2:17 PM

      luvly guest