The grand finale of the prestigious male and female model search, Elite Model Look Nigeria 2012 took place at the Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos – the event created a splendid and stylish sensation.
As BN announced earlier today, 17 year old, Moyinoluwa Arowoshola won the coveted female category while 18 year old Alvin Dayaffin won the male category and apart from the winners who will soon be strutting the runways of major fashion events and performances by rap star, Lynxxx and his protege, Nedu as well as upcoming music act, G-Lory, the most buzzed about topic was fashion – who was wearing who?
All hail the Queen E! Elohor Aisien, the creative head of BETH Model Management and organizer of the annual competition helping to promote aspiring models – Elite Model Look Nigeria, stunned in a structured bandage dress by Herve Leger by Max Azria. She accessorized her look with silver bracelets and Christian Louboutin heels.
Now,check out BN‘s10 Must See Looks at the finale.
Must See Looks
Kicking off our countdown of Must See Looks is the all Nigerian sweetheart, Agbani Darego. The former Miss World, who was also among the jury for selecting winners, arrived in a cut-out Bridget Awosika edgy white frock. Agbani kept her look simple and fresh by opting for a sleek up do, diamond stud earrings and black pumps – Way to go girl!
She is one of Nigeria’s most entertaining on-air-personalities and at the Elite Model Look Nigeria 2012 finale, 27 year old Toke Makinwa dazzled in a black Mimi Lee London frock with a see-through skirt. In line with the theme of the night “Black & White”, Toke went all black by accessorizing her outfit with black heels, clutch bag, gold cuffs and silver drop down earrings. On social networking site, Toke spoke on her outfit saying “I look fab in this sexy number” - and we totally agree, triple HOT!!!
Celebrity photographer and Mavinbot, Toni Tones, lit up the red carpet in a neon dress by Tiannah Styling. Away from the blacks and whites spotted at the Elite Model Look Nigeria 2012 finale, Toni’s backless dress with a side slit, was one to see. She paired her outfit with a diamond bracelet and ring, black clutch and shoes and an Anna Wintour look-a-like stylish hair do.
Also in a neon dress was TV presenter, Liz Yemoja. Her plunging neckline and high slit dress which she accessorized with silver pumps was one of the most smoking hot looks of the night.
Designer, Ugonna Omeruo arrived in her label, House of Nwocha’s creation. Stunning in white dress with dramatic black feathered detailing, she accessorized with red stilettos and chandelier black & gold earrings.
Former Miss Nigeria, Ene Maya Lawani, stunned in all black ensemble accentuated with crystals.
Kele Kele love songstress/Mavin Records first lady, Tiwa Savage was one show stopper of the day, she arrived at the Elite Model Look Nigeria finale in a famous Stella McCartney dress which has been worn by famous celebrities. She accessorized her outfit with black heels, luscious pink lips and bangs hair do.
TV content producer, Ifeanyi Dike Jnr, really made the gents proud in this black suit, which he paired with a white tee, black Italian tie and wrist watch.
Attention! Upcoming music act, G-Lory showed up in a custom orange and black leather ensemble. She accessorized her outfit with a black heels, Diana Ross inspired-hair-do and a Navy hat.
One of Nigeria’s most loved couples, AY and Mabel Makun, were absolutely cute on the black carpet. Dressed in a black suit, the top comedian accessorized with black shades and loafers, while his better half, Mabel, stunned in a white lace dress, a black mini skirt, white clutch and Christian Louboutin pumps.
Other must see looks of the night are former Elite Model Look Nigeria winners - Chinwe Princess Ejere and Chika Emmanuella in Bridget Awosika, celebrity stylist, Ezinne Chinkata in Meena, beauty pro, Bola Fadina in Vonne Couture, Jenifa star, Funke Akindele-Oloyede in Grecian inspired white gown, designer, Mai Atafo in his own creation and Goldie in a sheer blouse and black pants.
BN Red Carpet Fab: Elite Model Look Nigeria 2012 Finale
Photo Credit:Kola Oshalusi