BN Red Carpet Fab: “Iyanya vs Desire” Album Launch in Lagos

Posted on Wednesday, March 6th, 2013 at 11:14 AM

By Damilare Aiki

On Saturday 2nd March 2013, Nigerian music star Iyanya launched his album, Iyanya vs Desire at the Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos. The show was hosted by Nollywood star Richard Mofe-Damijio and media personality Toolz.

Celebrities spotted at the event include Funke Akindele-Oloyede, DJ Jimmy Jatt, Karen Igho, DJ Xclusive, Banky W, Layole Oyatogun, Skales, Moet Abebe, May D, Wizkid, Seyi Shay, Timaya and Vector. Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State and Florence Ita-Giwa were also spotted at the event.

From who was wearing who to the what were they thinking at the event, BellaNaija Style has got you covered. Check it out!

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Must See Looks

Styled by Liam Fashion Agency, co-host of the ”Iyanya vs Desire” Album Launch, Toolz rocked a bi-coloured (red-and-black) dress to Saturday’s show. With her hair pulled up, she paired the outfit with a statement gold neck piece, diamond bracelets, a gold stud and cream clutch.

Smoky eyes and red lipstick completes Toolz’s fierce look.

Toolz

Toolz

Just before she walks down the aisle with her beau (2Face Idibia) this March, Annie Idibia dazzled in a gold sequined mini dress with a sweetheart neckline on Saturday evening. Her look was completed with gold drop earrings, a gold bracelet, an ivory clutch and ankle strap black heels.

Annie Idibia

Annie Idibia

TV presenter Fade Ogunro kept her look simple and yet-oh-so-fresh. Her blush number by Grey which features a ruffled skirt below was accessorized with drop earrings and black Giuseppe Zanotti heels.

Fade Ogunro

Fade Ogunro

Rising music act Emma Nyra arrived at the “Iyanya vs Desire” album launch in a multi-coloured print blouse and A-line rose pink velvet skirt. She accessorized with drop silver earrings, statement gold bracelet,  a snakeskin clutch and a pair of peep-toes.

Wavy locks and a red pout completes her look.

Emma Nyra

Emma Nyra

Later in the day, she opted for a racy outfit for her performance. Emma Nyra rocked this leather jumpsuit which features lace sheer details on the sides and a lace train to show-off her hot bod. The outfit was accessorized with ankle strap heels and the same earrings, gold bracelet and clutch from her earlier outfit.

Which of her looks do you like best.

Emma Nyra

Emma Nyra

Sartorial Gents

Tunde Ednut

Tunde Ednut

Vector

Vector

AY Makun

AY Makun

Tosan Jemide

Tosan Jemide

Timi Dakolo

Timi Dakolo

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Monochrome-tastic

Rekana Sharon Ojong

Rekana Sharon Ojong

Tomi Odunsi

Tomi Odunsi

Franka Asindi-Chiedu

Franka Asindi-Chiedu

Simi Osomo

Simi Osomo

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African Men
Proud of their Nigerian heritage. Music star Banky W, business exec/blogger Noble Igwe and comedian Elenu, all wore traditional attires with a more urbanized approach

Banky W

Banky W

Noble Igwe

Noble Igwe

Elenu

Elenu

Pose for the Cameras? Ain’t got time for that!
Off to see the Kukere master Iyanya.

Yvonne Nwosu

Yvonne Nwosu

Yaw

Yaw

DJ Jimmy Jatt

DJ Jimmy Jatt

Ben Bruce

Ben Bruce

Eniola Badmus & Funke Akindele-Oloyede

Eniola Badmus & Funke Akindele-Oloyede

Bandage Dresses
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Black

Ariyike Akinbobola

Ariyike Akinbobola

Azuka Ogujiuba

Azuka Ogujiuba

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Fresh-Right White

Christabel Ugboma

Christabel Ugboma

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Queen Aneva

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#MusicStars

Skales

Skales

Timaya

Timaya

Ajebutter22

Ajebutter22

BlackMagic

BlackMagic

Flowssick

Flowssick

Fashion is Fun, right?
Music star Sound Sultan arrived at the “Iyanya vs Desire” Album Launch on Saturday evening in a white round neck shirt with a playful design, a fedora hat, dark shades and Timbaland boots. What got us really talking was his red floral print Khaki pants. What’s your take on it, Like it or not?

Sound Sultan

Sound Sultan

Well what can we say, a picture says a thousand words.

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Aye, aye captain. A bit too dramatic? This gent showed up at the event wearing an aviator hat. Or maybe he is a pilot? Please can anyone clarify.

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Draped in a high neck black long sleeve blouse and polka dot shorts, this lady at the “Iyanya vs Desire” Album Launch went big with her accessorizing. She wore a long gold chain earring.

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Three words – It’s Lola Rae

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Lola Rae

You can never go wrong with black, right?

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He probably just left the beach and he was in a hurry to get to the show.

Beautiful songstress Di’Ja showed off her military-inspired style

Di’Ja

White

Tee Billz

Tee Billz

Dotun

Dotun

Chris Ubosi

Chris Ubosi

Keeping it Casual
Co-host of the evening, Richard Mofe-Damijio showed off his youthful side in a black blazer, pink V neck shirt, denim and black shoes.

Richard Mofe-Damijio

Richard Mofe-Damijio

Susan Younis

Susan Younis

Ali Baba

Ali Baba

Femi Ahmed

Femi Ahmed

David Onyedike

David Onyedike

Koch

Koch

Shine

Shine

Layole Oyatogun

Layole Oyatogun

N6

N6

Oye Akindeinde

Oye Akindeinde

Yemi Alli

Yemi Alli

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Temitope Bamgbose

Divine Ukaogo

Divine Ukaogo

Orode Okpu

Orode Ryan-Okpu & Oyinda Fakeye

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AY Makun & Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan

AY Makun & Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan

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Okwi & Fifi Umenyiora

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She’s Got Style
Media personality Karen Igho was also at Iyanya’s album launch. The Naija FM presenter wore a black long sleeve blouse with a plunging neckline, a bold black statement neck piece, diamond studs, a gold ring, a black belt with gold detailing, leopard print skirt and nude pumps. We like Karen’s wavy locks!

Karen Igho

Karen Igho

Faleelah Ojikutu also looked hot at Iyanya’s album launch in a long sleeve lace mini dress.

Faleelah Ojikutu

Faleelah Ojikutu

Moet Abebe debuted her pixie hair cut on Saturday evening. She wore a sequined lace sheer long sleeve blouse, black pants and gold Gladiator sandals.

Moet Abebe

Moet Abebe

Seyi Shay flaunted her toned abs at the ”Iyanya vs Desire” Album Launch in a black-and-gold sequined crop top. She paired the top with black pants, a gold belt and black heels.

Seyi Shay

Seyi Shay

Florence Ita-Giwa sparkled at the  ”Iyanya vs Desire” Album Launch in a black blouse, sequined gold pants, gold hoop earrings and a black clutch.

Florence Ita-Giwa

Florence Ita-Giwa

This lady in velvet red is all shades of glam. Her hair briefly cascading down its side was packed into a youthful ponytail. She accessorized with an ivory clutch and black stilettos.

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Don’t you just love her black floral print frock? She accessorized with an encrusted neck piece, a blue clutch, drop earrings and diamond bracelets. We are not sure the nude pumps compliment the outfit, but hey she gets a pass for looking nice.BN Red Carpet Fab_ The Iyanya vs Desire Album Launch - March 2013 - BellaNaija044

Not your everyday LBD
Why wear a boring black dress, when you can show up in a head turning black number. Check out these ladies’ different approaches on the famous little black dress

Ejiro Jody

Ejiro Jody

Louisa

Louisa

Tonia Okonta

Tonia Okonta

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Hey, I Am Here

Gbemi Olateru Olagbegi

Gbemi Olateru-Olagbegi

Yomi Casual

Yomi Casual

Omotunde "Lolo"

Omotunde “Lolo”

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Lara Cole

DJ Nana

DJ Nana

Tonia Ezeanochie

Tonia Ezeanochie

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Young & Hip
They are young and they know how to rock the hip look.

DJ Xclusive

DJ Xclusive

Iceberg Slim

Iceberg Slim

Kay Switch

Kay Switch

Minjin

Minjin

DJ Sose

DJ Sose

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Colour Me Up
We love to see different pop of colours on the red carpet and these ladies made it delightful for all style watchers.

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Thelma O’Khaz

Vivian Okafor

Vivian Okafor

Chinwe Isaac

Chinwe Isaac

Lilian Nwachukwu

Lilian Unachukwu

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Ifeoma Umeokeke, MBGN 2012 Tourism

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Inside the “Iyanya vs Desire” Album Launch Concert
The Star – Iyanya!
The man of the night wore three outfits for his album launch. He was first seen in a blue-striped double button suit, which he paired with a pink shirt, black-and-dark red tie and black shoes. He later changed into a white shirt and jeans.

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His 3rd look was a leather jacket, which he left unzipped, black pants and boots. Iyanya ended the show by showing off his pecs to the ladies.

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Tiwa Savage didn’t walk the red carpet but the songstress was spotted on stage with Iyanya to perform Boyz II Men and Mariah Carey‘s classic track, One Sweet Day. The song was tribute to the late pop star Goldie. Besides the memorable performance, the spotlight was on Tiwa’s T by Alexander Wang dress.

The fall 2011 brown spaghetti strap dress, which features a plunging V neck front and low V neck back was displayed on the lookbook with a sheer floor length skirt. The 33 year old music star accessorized her outfit with a pair of nude Christian Louboutin heels.

Tiwa Savage

Tiwa Savage

After arriving in a sequined crop top and black pants, Seyi Shay took to the stage in an embellished blue dress which features a fringe skirt.

Seyi Shay

Seyi Shay

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If you missed the BN feature on all the on-stage performances, click HERE

Photo Credit: Dare Koleaje for 360D Photography | Kunle Haastrup for Insigna

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    • Ady March 6, 2013 at 11:29 AM

      Hits and misses!

      • Let's read March 6, 2013 at 5:48 PM

        But why does Tiwa keep being referred to as the 33 year old dot dot dot. Are u trying to spite her?

        • Bunmi March 6, 2013 at 8:32 PM

          So being in your 30s is now a bad thing for a woman? Don’t come for the editor because you’re the one who’s associating her age with something negative. I bet you ignore when Omotola/ Genevieve are referred to 30 something yr old actresses. People comment on how gorgeous Kate Henshaw looks in her 4os. The media usually mentions any artistes age- home & abroad.
          We cannot to the same at home with these celebs and their anonymous age.
          Tiwa is young and hot as f***. She is giving women, especially Nigerian women, hope that they can achieve their dreams and be on top of their game at any age. A woman’s success doesn’t have to be associated with a man or wedding ring. What gift can you bring to this world besides being a Mrs. and producing children?

        • Sbaby March 7, 2013 at 1:49 AM

          And shes not even 33 oh , they just want that to stick, I know her well for Abroad, Aunty is 36

    • Joy March 6, 2013 at 11:35 AM

      Seyi Shay looks nice
      Jumobis eyebrows still need help 20 years later lol
      nice red carpet

      • ada March 6, 2013 at 3:57 PM

        LMAO! @20years later

      • Jade82 March 6, 2013 at 4:53 PM

        lmfao…those eyebrows are something else …auntie go wax, tweez or thread am now….kia too thick and old skool

    • Someone March 6, 2013 at 11:44 AM

      The Good, the Bad and the ugly. Variety is the spice of life.

      • BN if i’m correct the name is Lilian Unachukwu not Nwachukwu
        So that’s koch.. interesting
        Yvonne Nwosu is very athletic.. i like
        Matse is rocking the life out of that box braids men. stealing that picture
        Good to see RMD and Jumobi still going strong after all these years
        Toolz of life.. Damn! look at that bawdy
        Hmmm Lola Rae forming Salma Hayek… infact laugh haff kee me. She is beautiful though
        Lagos red carpets are the best. very interesting looks

    • Ginger March 6, 2013 at 11:53 AM

      Several kinds of kray going on here but wetin we fit do?

    • Stella Kashmoney March 6, 2013 at 11:53 AM

      Interesting looks. Some good, some so bad.

    • Chum chum March 6, 2013 at 11:58 AM

      some people try sha…

    • ama March 6, 2013 at 11:59 AM

      jumobi please take care of that eyebrows of yours i love u and am happy you still look pretty but that eyebrow is a complete NO!

    • NecoleNwaMama March 6, 2013 at 12:01 PM

      OMG… Incredible scenes at the Gabba!

    • Amazeballs! March 6, 2013 at 12:07 PM

      Is it just me or this red carpet was just one kind.

    • Diepretty77 March 6, 2013 at 12:07 PM

      Thunder thighs in mini skirts!!!

    • Chum chum March 6, 2013 at 12:07 PM

      Salewa and Karen look good.

    • AMA March 6, 2013 at 12:12 PM

      SKALES…. *SIGH*

    • bey March 6, 2013 at 12:15 PM

      Complete fashion Franca and simi look fab!!

      • Sbaby March 7, 2013 at 1:47 AM

        Get away here maybe Franca but def not Simi

    • ese March 6, 2013 at 12:23 PM

      some boobs, some legs, som bleached with black ankle, som plenty powder, some used johnsons baby powder on dir face, some used interhouse sports panty host, some are just georgeous some need to b bounced………………nigeria fashion of life……lmao

    • NK'S PASSIONS March 6, 2013 at 12:23 PM

      I love my country!!! U know y my beloved peeps??
      Bcs we know who dey mad,bcs of our weather. Cold no let man know the different b/w •Sanity n Insanity• for UK (Coats) Bcs a lot of people are mad with their dressing in this photos !!!! What!!!

    • Diya March 6, 2013 at 12:27 PM

      Best dressed is Mama TIta Giwa. What can we really do about this dark knees problem? urgh

      • semesee March 6, 2013 at 6:14 PM

        Great observation. The black skin has almost 50 differnt shades and an individual can have as many as 10 different shades all over their body. For some of us elbows, knees and knuckles are the main culprits, however bleaching makes the problem worst by highlighting these areas.. Exfoliation and using only natural lighteners like papaya can help reduce pigmentation. The only real solution is make up (albeit temporary) Yes covering up with foundation or wearing very sheer summer tights. This entertainment industry is first and foremost an image business, talent comes a distant second ( especially for ladies). If you doubt me check out the Talents of beyonce and Fantasia Barino ( can I hear you say Fan …..who). Any lady who wants to reach the very top in this business can not afford to have a hair out of place.

    • isatou dumbuya March 6, 2013 at 12:29 PM

      mein it was hot wish i was there damnnnnn mss brockdrics is realli beautiful luv her dress muahhhh mercy johnson is missing wish she was there she would have killed it as usual i knw dat………

    • Remonik March 6, 2013 at 12:29 PM

      Gbemi needs a stylist ASAP. horrible shoes you ve got there!

      • goldfinch March 6, 2013 at 5:10 PM

        honestly…….and she sells shoes o.
        I do see pics of very lovely shoes she posts on facebook.
        She looked great from her head downwards, only for me to stop dead at the sight of those shoes.
        Gbemi why? Biko I luv you.

    • Ohaeri Joy March 6, 2013 at 12:30 PM

      Tiwa,Karen,tools looking hot

    • Abana March 6, 2013 at 12:51 PM

      Nakedness galore. I don’t mean to be prude but we really need to reel in the excessive show of skin. Most especially because our women are too chubby and curvy to be showing it off the way they do. Na so so bulge everywhere. Women wearing dresses sizes smaller than they should be wearing. If you don’t have nice curvy legs, don’t wear mini. If you don’t have a flat tummy or toned back, don’t wear backless. No one is perfect but we can dress to accentuate our assets and cover our liabilities abeg!

      • kay March 7, 2013 at 3:33 PM

        true talk

      • Chipolina. March 9, 2013 at 10:48 AM

        Abeg help me tell them. I’m sure a lot of camels are missing their toes cos babes carry them wear leggings!! Ladies pls know your body type and dress accordingly.

    • Purpleicious Babe March 6, 2013 at 12:59 PM

      Banky W, looks nice in his purple aso… and Tools no gree at all. She looked HOT. x

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    • igbo canadian March 6, 2013 at 12:59 PM

      I know sey I no too know fashion but …Ms louisa what exactly were you wearing? explain pls

    • pynk March 6, 2013 at 1:00 PM

      Very very few nice looking people. Some pple look like they did drugs before they selected their outfits. Some others looked like the flea market special. All this gra gra with dressing in naija sha.

    • Tinuke March 6, 2013 at 1:07 PM

      Guys, please I need a London based stylist, and another Lagos based stylist for a magazine photo shoot. If you know any please drop an email on victoriajola@yahoo.co.uk

    • Magz March 6, 2013 at 1:13 PM

      toolz!!!!!!!! i love u but i love that dress more! since i’m like u in stature, i appreciate the way u ‘rock’ ur body. tiwa savage as usual, u looked hot! bankyW, nice one! VEC! *sighs* nice one!!! TeeBillz is so cute! is it just me or is there something really wrong with Skales’ & Annie’s fashion sense?

    • Kola S March 6, 2013 at 1:13 PM

      The two B’s, Bleaching and Brazilian hair, still dey reign!

      • bee March 8, 2013 at 3:00 AM

        This comment!

    • ice diva March 6, 2013 at 1:24 PM

      I have a question plz is there any particular reason why Tiwa’s clothes are always profiled to be high end designer clothes. We didnt ask what she was wearing, we weren’t told other peoples designers. Am a PR pro is plz Bella Naija what happening here. Stop pushing it down our throats it is making it seem she not buying it herself daaaaaaaaaa, Thanks. By the way most people looked lovely anyway.

      • paris club March 6, 2013 at 3:16 PM

        exactly this isnt the ist time ,i dont understand when wearin a louboutin has become a big deal.if she says shes a superstar then she has to live up to it.if in all she does she cant afford a basic louboutin(cos she hasnt donned the over the top designs) then she should start goiung for deliverance.we know shes on top of her game.musicians donnin the bg names is no news bella.

        • B March 6, 2013 at 11:48 PM

          Yeah right! And y’all don’t watch fashion police abi??? Abegiii

        • Bunmi March 7, 2013 at 6:45 AM

          But you and your friend wouldn’t nag if she usually wears House of Okocha, etc . You people complain about anything.. She’s in the limelight so people will like to know what she wears. Fashion is a part of her brand as an artiste.

    • Yellow Cocaine March 6, 2013 at 1:54 PM

      They’ve Got It ALL!!!!. Class… Trash… Hipster… you name it! :)

    • Omo1 March 6, 2013 at 1:55 PM

      First of all..who’s this?? Is she a learner??!! # eyesrolling
      http://cdn.bellanaija.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/BN-Red-Carpet-Fab-The-Iyanya-vs-Desire-Album-Launch-Bella-Naija01.jpg

      Yomi casual’s outfit i totally love..and OMG!! what’s RMD’s wife feeding on. Is it just me or is Karen beginning to look like Michael Jackson?! That’s all!

      @ice diva…i kind of wondered about that too..

    • Kiki March 6, 2013 at 2:17 PM

      RMD’s wife’s brows leaves me speechless

    • new bride March 6, 2013 at 2:27 PM

      Seems like AY has banned his wife from going out cos we don’t see her anymore!

      • goldfinch March 6, 2013 at 5:14 PM

        LMAO……..you people sha, if Mabel is here now una go talk. Now that she isn’t una still dey talk.
        Wetin????

    • taiwo March 6, 2013 at 2:47 PM

      what is wrong with ay ‘s face and toolz that dress no no!

      • Bunmi March 6, 2013 at 9:07 PM

        Would you complain if she was 20 years old? They refer to Beyonce as 31 yrs old in Hollywood all the time. Even Halle Berry & Iman are referred to as women in their 40s &50s. You people complain about anything.
        You’re probably not used seeing their age because the Nigerian celebrities don’t reveal theirs and when their age eventually gets out, we accuse them of having their football age. I can’t lie sha, Im still shocked that blogs are reporting Rodriguez’ wife as just 32. It may be true but I’m still in awe.

    • Nike March 6, 2013 at 2:52 PM

      Jumobis eyebrows na wa. Lol. People looked like nice. RMD is the eternal sugardaddy!! YUM.
      Really like this ladys simple look. simple and classy: http://cdn.bellanaija.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/BN-Red-Carpet-Fab_-The-Iyanya-vs-Desire-Album-Launch-March-2013-BellaNaija065.jpg

    • shenugs March 6, 2013 at 2:55 PM

      I still don’t understand why people are all dressed up for an album launch. U are supposed to wear very comfortable clothes and shoes for this type of event in my opinion. Simplicity is key. An album launch is an avenue to dance, groove and have fun. Not a fashion show where one person tries to outshine the other. We Nigerians often get it wrong … but then its just my opinion.

    • fashionLagos March 6, 2013 at 3:07 PM

      I have noticed that the media likes stressing the age of female celebs ” The 33 year old music star accessorized her outfit”.What does her age have to do with this?

      • goldfinch March 6, 2013 at 5:16 PM

        It is Hollywood style of reporting.
        BN has got to upgrade too.

        • Moses March 6, 2013 at 5:55 PM

          Hollywood ko Hollywood ni……………Its tacky. And if BN does it for one female artist, they have to mention the ages of all artist including males.

    • paris club March 6, 2013 at 3:11 PM

      ist of all i havr to give it to annie macaulay idibia she stepped up her look this time around,2ndly what the hell did orode ray put on was she whisked from the bedroom .U r a governors daughter even if u wore ballet flats it would have been more chic.in all there are the hits,misses,the best dressed pips and the omg! yikes moment.theres sure no party like an eko party.

      • hamid March 8, 2013 at 6:14 AM

        Some people are comfortable in slips is she d first person uve seen wear slips to a concert so what if shes a govs daughter shes wearing wht she finds comfy haba!

      • susan March 8, 2013 at 6:27 AM

        Lol im shocked too cz i knw she kills it when it comes to dressing. Well as det say everday no be christmas. Comfort first.

    • dont mention March 6, 2013 at 3:16 PM

      ok oh……..just reading the comments bc i dont even know where to start
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      • goldfinch March 6, 2013 at 5:18 PM

        same here

    • Omojeje March 6, 2013 at 3:28 PM

      I enjoyed viewing the pictures…very interesting even thou we have the best ,the good and the bad.. My favourite red carpet picture story of all time.

    • inshock March 6, 2013 at 3:34 PM

      Mo gbe ooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo! Kilode!!!! O gini di??????

    • Fade Williams March 6, 2013 at 3:35 PM

      Ermmmmmmmm was this NMA or some award cos I don’t know why people are dressed in evening gowns for a concert, una no dey watch as people dey dress go concerts. S/o to skales, dude go written your mum’s blouse, vector, for once, I don’t have the urge to pull up your pants. Jumobi darling please take care of your mane, they are no more brows.

    • Lolly March 6, 2013 at 3:37 PM

      Hmmmm some pics left me Speechless…..terrible shoes, bad legs, bleached skins etc…

      • Matty March 6, 2013 at 6:53 PM

        ……………………………Ugly artificial long hair, what a shame!

    • Opsy March 6, 2013 at 3:41 PM

      I love Toolz and Divine. They both look good.

    • jade March 6, 2013 at 3:50 PM

      These pics are funny oh, na be d one 2 talk but dz outfits done fall my hand sha. Kudos 2 them either way.

    • temi March 6, 2013 at 3:51 PM

      honestyly don’t know whwere to start from.but I must say less is more sometime.

    • temi March 6, 2013 at 3:52 PM

      aunty gb, what happen to ur face?

    • Chic March 6, 2013 at 3:56 PM

      Dark knee/elbow problem can be solved naturally by rubbing honey, lemon or both on the problem areas daily until it clears can take 6-8 weeks. Honey and lemon are both natural bleaching agents.

    • Bex March 6, 2013 at 4:17 PM

      Loving Moet Abebe’s top…..hey Moet, hook a sister up stat!

      bexluvs2dress.blogspot.com

    • Mimi March 6, 2013 at 4:21 PM

      Question to most of the women in this pictures. If you cover up and dress modestly does it mean the guy you are trying to catch is going to run away?

    • Traditionalbay March 6, 2013 at 4:33 PM

      Okwi & Fifi Umenyiora never disappoints! these two are hawt! but this tolz shape leaves me imagining…is it for real?

    • Jade82 March 6, 2013 at 4:58 PM

      There were a lot of Lovely outfits, Hot mess and Crazies on this carpet……
      Chinwe Isaac = ‘the rainbow has arrived” now Iyanya can start
      then those ladies wearing ivory or whatever panty hose please…look for sheer Nude oh close to ur skin…..
      Banky love u
      Okwi & Fifi – very hot love the white outfit
      Tiwa – nice

    • Emily March 6, 2013 at 5:03 PM

      The light skinned guy in the navy blue jacket and black jeans standing next to the girl in the black dress and red shoes is extremely hot. Why can’t most men look like him. Damnnnn boy you are fine.

    • aunty March 6, 2013 at 5:07 PM

      skales and iceberg tho…. whaaaa???!!!
      i hope d fishnet girl has bottoms on!

    • Angeleyez March 6, 2013 at 5:31 PM

      Loving the monochrome look ,the lady in the back blazer and jumpsuit nailed it,very fresh.

    • Cynthia March 6, 2013 at 5:34 PM

      http://cdn.bellanaija.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/BN-Red-Carpet-Fab_-The-Iyanya-vs-Desire-Album-Launch-March-2013-BellaNaija102.jpg
      Why can’t people’s skin just be like this gal, is it by force to be fair, I’m so irritated.

      • nene March 6, 2013 at 5:58 PM

        definitely a gorgeous girl.

      • toluh March 6, 2013 at 9:39 PM

        shes a damsel

    • wish it never happened! March 6, 2013 at 5:53 PM

      Well oh well!

    • Hello Kitty March 6, 2013 at 6:04 PM

      Were ti poju l’eko yii.
      on a related note, Dear Bella Admin, i think its high time you started putting comment boxes under each picture, this having to scroll to the end to comment on a picture is not werking for me.

    • Vicki March 6, 2013 at 6:23 PM

      Finally Toolz has shown us that she wears Body Magic!! Check out the corset studs under her dress in the stomach region! Personally I have nothing against it! I rock my body magic from time to time as well! Life is too short to front!!

      • Hmm March 7, 2013 at 3:45 AM

        did she lie about it though?

      • Asaa March 7, 2013 at 1:54 PM

        No harm in wearing one! Afterall Kim wears her spnax everyday inspite of her curves. It just helps to accentuate curves. i also saw the studs! i don’t wanna imagine how uncomfortable she will be. Gush! I hate body magic! My spanx anyday!

    • Omoba March 6, 2013 at 6:27 PM

      Ummm, some of these outfit ehh, The Struggles to stay relevant and be noticed is real…
      Am unable to “Cant”

      The eyebrow struggles
      The Cellulite struggles…na by force to show stomach n thighs…

      In other news, Why is Tee Billz wearing a wedding band?

      • Lafunky March 6, 2013 at 10:17 PM

        It’s true o, Tee Billz is wearing a wedding band.

    • koko March 6, 2013 at 6:27 PM

      Monica why naa

    • koko March 6, 2013 at 6:30 PM

      I ma always complaining about peoples weight. Today, I shall shut up or have been shut up. Nice to see most ladies looking good and sporting ripped abs. Lots of lovely people.

    • deetz March 6, 2013 at 6:53 PM

      these nigerian men are soooooo handsome, Richard is still gorg at this age

    • What? March 6, 2013 at 7:37 PM

      Why does Damilare insist on highlighting Tiwa Savage’s age? Do you realize how irritating this is?
      Also, why does Damilare insist on highlighting the designers that Tiwa Savage wore? Does she pay you for this work?

      Moving on…
      Toolz – No ma’am to that dress.
      Emma Nyra – for once seemed presentable in that dress, then she turned around and I’m not too sure what’s going on with the back.
      Vector – single? married? taken? Circle the boxes please.
      Azuka Ogujiuba – Always looking lost.
      Skales – EME just needs to hook this boy up with a stylist. Forever looking like a FAIL.
      Blackmagic – Single, married, taken? Circle one as well.
      Teebillz – Is that a wedding band that I spy with my little eye?
      Shyne – Always looking like an Mgbeke
      Moet Abebe – Looks amazing. That pixie cut is uber flattering..she should stick with it, ‘cos that other mohawk hairstyle always made her look stumpy.
      Gbemi OO – Looks really nice. One of the best I’ve seen her look in a while.
      Lillian Unachukwu – Love it. Very young, hip and fresh.

      http://cdn.bellanaija.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/BN-Red-Carpet-Fab-The-Iyanya-vs-Desire-Album-Launch-Bella-Naija07.jpg – You need to serve a couple of jail terms for all the offences that you committed right here.

    • onyi March 6, 2013 at 7:48 PM

      Gbemi looks “not put together” am not quite getting lola Rae’s look loving some of the outfits of the girls whose names weren’t mentioned Tomi odumsi looks simple and chic Loooooove Emma Nyra but didn’t understand the jumpsuit. Koch, Dotun and Banky are really fiiiineeee men at least Dotun isn’t so angry. I can’t phantom what Fade is wearing. The girl with the shades of pink outfit is looking like Nicki minaj her family doesn’t wish her well they should have told her to cover her belly, not flattering at all.

    • Titi March 6, 2013 at 7:52 PM

      Seriously Girls, enough with the beaching creams, and if you must, please pay attention to the whole body especially the legs!!! Hydroquinone causes leukemia, google his and see for yourselves. Karen’s own is particularly badddddd!

    • Demmy March 6, 2013 at 8:07 PM

      Lmao lots of people look very classy, some look ridiculous and some just look hilarious. Hehe, x

    • Na wa March 6, 2013 at 8:24 PM

      Some girls are just too fine,some backs are just meant to be shown.I love the fact that we can actually see all of Toolz face.Annie is a no no,please I pray she gets it right for her upcoming wedding.I think Tomi Odunsi is cute!,She’s very modest in her dressing

    • toya March 6, 2013 at 8:25 PM

      toolz, omg! im soo jealous, i want tat dress , i need tat dress someone tell me where i can get tat dress….

    • Lily March 6, 2013 at 8:27 PM

      Love Toolz body.
      Yvonne looks great.
      Gbemi has really poor taste.
      Ay wazzup you re looking old.
      Matse, I just love that chic, simple and classy. Dem braids!!!
      Karen looks great.

    • Queen E March 6, 2013 at 8:30 PM

      Ditto @ Hello kitty! Please its high time you guys upgrade… and as for Yomi casual not really a fan but mehnnnnn…..you looked HOT!!! Senator Ita Giwa, wow!!! You look wonderful for your age. Fifi on point, but i feel an iny winybit of inch off the trouser hem line would have made it more on point! Lots of misses though….

    • say the truth March 6, 2013 at 9:03 PM

      Na wa. Where to begin…

    • Omo Gbelepawo March 6, 2013 at 9:03 PM
    • Larmmie March 6, 2013 at 9:53 PM

      @toya…i got that dress for sale

    • kilipot March 6, 2013 at 10:20 PM

      nothing about sen Ita giwa’s style wows me. absolutely nothing. to me she is an old woman who tries too hard

    • Nollywoodgaga March 6, 2013 at 10:43 PM

      Toooooooooooooolz !
      the girl kills it ! my god ! best outfit definetely…
      The dress suits so well to her curves. Beautifuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuul

    • splendour March 6, 2013 at 11:44 PM

      Ok 1st of all y are all d girls in lagos light skinned? Am i missing something in a new trend?
      Next dont y’all think that telling us dat a celebrity is wearing a 2011 dress in 2013 is a slap on her face, wetin do 2013 collection wey she no fit buy, shebi u want us to knw.
      And i give huge kudos to ita giwa, she pulled off d outfit rather well.
      As for the rest we need to get joan rivers to nigeria, nigerian celebrities and nigerians generally need to be educated on what to wear to diffetent events.

    • Kc March 6, 2013 at 11:51 PM

      Best dressed nominee goes to http://cdn.bellanaija.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/IMG_3224.jpg simple and classy!!!

    • style@atl.com March 6, 2013 at 11:56 PM

      OK, SO BELLANAIJA WORKERS PLS CONFESS…..THERE IS NO WAY YOU CAN ALWAYS KNOW WHAT TIWA IS WEARING IF SHE ISN’T THE PERSON INFORMING U’ALL TO PUBLICIZE HERSELF AS A BIG SPENDER. FOR CRYING OUT LOUD,SHE AIN’T D ONLY LADY IN NAIJA THAT WEARS TOP DESIGNERS, SO WHY TALK ABOUT THE COST AND NAME OF WHAT SHE’S WEARING..SHE MUST BE D ONE SENDING U’ALL PICTURES AND NAMES OF THE DESIGNER SHE’S WEARING ALL THE TIME…IT’S NOW ALMOST LIKE SHE MUST HAVE ONE OF ‘EM REPLICA SUPPLIERS IN NY AND LA, THEN WANTS TO APPEAR LIKE SHE’S SPENDING TOP DOLLARS ALL THE TIME FOR HER CLOTHES……STALE!!

      • la belle March 7, 2013 at 5:56 AM

        why you mad, though?

      • Zola March 7, 2013 at 8:59 AM

        Thank You!!! You are so on point!! My thoughts exactly

      • USA March 7, 2013 at 12:06 PM

        I couldn’t have said it any better. I was thinking the same thing. I feel she also copy’s to see what American celebs wear JUST to appear in an article of Bellanaija so that we can all see. PHOTOCOPY KO EASSSSY

    • Its an anonymous comment! March 6, 2013 at 11:59 PM
    • POSHILLA!! March 7, 2013 at 12:42 AM

      WOMEN ARE GOIN NAKED OOOOO! END OF DAYS IS HERE AND SKALES ABEG U NEED A STYLIST ASAP! DIS RED CARPET IS JST SOMHW

    • Diva March 7, 2013 at 1:19 AM

      Tiwa can stop now , designer doesn’t mean stylish and we all know you can’t afford that wardrobe on what you earn abegi

    • Iya ramota March 7, 2013 at 4:18 AM

      The red carpet or was it the tiled floor was just a hot mess……don’t ple check out clothes before they buy? Even after buying don’t ple look at the mirrors at home and see how it fits before going out? Even if u live alone call a friend or neighbor pls..too much fashion faux pas Biko…. Am really sick and tired of these Naija events where ple just annoy our senses with stupid dressing……enough is enough abeg

      • Aduke March 9, 2013 at 7:00 AM

        GBAM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • Mark March 7, 2013 at 4:47 AM

      Strong things, lord have mercy a lot of these girls look ratchet

    • Ada March 7, 2013 at 4:53 AM

      Toolz! You are trying to kill even us females here lol…all I can say is “Black Jessica Rabbit.”

      adainprogress.blogspot.com

    • Adeola March 7, 2013 at 5:14 AM

      Gbemi always misses it. Upon her gorgeous facial features and body. She personally needs a stylist and needs to trash those shoes, upon the way she sells shoes though (I don’t get). Not hating on my girl, na criticism.

    • Caligula March 7, 2013 at 5:16 AM

      My Nigerian people! I won’t even comment on the ugly legs, wrong choice of wardrobe for a lot of the chicks, the messed up tatty weave or the clown makeup/awkward poses. I’ll just comment on Tiwa, she’s lovely and looked beautiful as always. 30 or above should never represent something bad. But I’ll say this though BN is fond of putting celebrities ages in the articles…they should try to ease up on that, you know Women tend to get condemed as they get older in this day and age. Tiwa could knock out out most 20yr olds, total package!

    • Adeola March 7, 2013 at 5:18 AM

      Karen always on point though. People fail to give it to her….hopefully she gets to cover up, no cleavage or extra lift, looks ba con ba con. She has stepped up, always looking classy!!

    • Caligula March 7, 2013 at 5:29 AM

      @adeola im just getting familiarized with Nigerian celebrities and from photos I’ve seen, Karen always looks a hot mess from top to bottom. She should try the classy, covered up, natural look for once, i bet ya she’ll turn heads. Dude seriously? Looking beautiful has nothing to do with superficiality.

    • gh_Mikie March 7, 2013 at 5:33 AM

      Ejiro jody and Louisa need a cease and disist letter! Emma Nyra also needs a style intervention…..Richard Mofe and Banky W. look sooo hot!

    • Lulu March 7, 2013 at 7:25 AM

      Toolz dress…..love
      Many classy looks but mehn there were some ratchet looking peeps…smh.

    • Dimz March 7, 2013 at 9:06 AM

      I find madam Ita-Giwa very stylish and chic! Skales….this your fashion na war…NOT working for me at all…Tiwa nice one as usual….Yomi casual….I want all you were wearing! Lolo…..”lips sealed”…… Lola Rae……Pretty! Karen….I love….. Toolz of life…Keep rocking 4 life

    • Dimz March 7, 2013 at 9:08 AM

      ****Layole…oh! Layole …How dare you?

    • bimpe March 7, 2013 at 9:41 AM

      Please what is going on??? There is too much forced posing, many of the ladies are ill clad and it looks like they forced themselves into the clothes on the way to brothels. Why do women do these to themselves? Bella Naija, please do not turn this your much loved, highly informative website to mediocre,eye sore inflicting one. Your photos were of better quality and style but it seems you now post every Tom, Dick and Harry. There some of these photos that should never see light of day! The photographers should also be careful about angles. Some of the photos make the people look like “atom ant’!!

    • cathy March 7, 2013 at 9:50 AM

      Toolz ur shape 2 much

    • her royalmajesty March 7, 2013 at 11:55 AM

      hmmmmmm, dunno even know what to say again. nice one iyanya

    • ken March 7, 2013 at 11:58 AM

      tomi odunsi is young and fresh and i see some high school sexy. im obsessed with her beauty.

    • NAMIBDGIRL March 7, 2013 at 12:04 PM

      BN Exclusive scoop! I love DJ EXCLUSIVE HE LOOKS STUNNING IN EVERYTHING HE WEARS!!! I can see your “taddays” tho! buh i still love u…

    • sandra March 7, 2013 at 12:08 PM

      i think i know that girl in the brown leather short, she won the MISSTEEN NIG. pageant in 2005. nawa o shes looking all grown and sexy.

    • Berry Dakara March 7, 2013 at 1:41 PM

      Question – Are Karen’s boobs real? They’re not, right?

    • Peachy_mo March 7, 2013 at 2:44 PM

      Phew! there is money to be made in this country o! plenty people needs stylist, the industry needs ‘professional critics’ and most importantly, fashion police! I don’t want to hear any story about not getting jobs in the entertainment industry o! Back to the matter on ground…where do I start? pschew! I give up make I just they hmmm….ewwww…smh…rme..sigh…ehnnn…kileleyi?…wow….cool…nice…dey go

    • Peachy_mo March 7, 2013 at 2:59 PM

      Honestly, our celebrities needs to go for compulsory class on social etiquette and grooming!

    • yomade March 7, 2013 at 3:20 PM

      Please re upload this pictures most of them cant be viewed they are corrupt.

    • Roxanne March 7, 2013 at 4:05 PM

      i got stock on the picture of Toolz.

    • Yt March 7, 2013 at 4:38 PM

      Come oo,where’s Toke Makinwa and Uti??

    • Nollywoodgaga March 7, 2013 at 5:14 PM

      Tooooooooooolz ! Best outfit ever !
      The dress suits so well her curves.
      beautiful !!

    • Popular March 7, 2013 at 5:20 PM

      Nyanya!

    • Nelson Joshua March 7, 2013 at 5:35 PM

      Nice pictures…..see more pictures of this event on this blog fotoandthingz.blogspot.com/2013/03/iyanyas-desire-album-launch.html

    • DJ Exclusive Wife Number 1 March 7, 2013 at 5:37 PM

      DJ EXCLUSIVEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE…. *SIMPLE & CUTE* I LOVE YOU

    • Sylvia March 7, 2013 at 5:41 PM

      Wonderful looks,…..

    • Anon March 7, 2013 at 6:23 PM

      Most of these girls are a hot a mess!!!!!!!!!!

    • ben March 7, 2013 at 9:40 PM

      Toolz………..Only God can judge you

    • www.thebanquethall.blogspot.com March 8, 2013 at 2:21 AM

      Why do we have to associate nakedness with beauty? Well, each to her own. Udo diri unu.

      thebanquethall.blogspot.com

    • Am just saying March 8, 2013 at 3:40 AM

      All these people wearing winter shoes in Nigeria… Na wa o, i think say na only the place wey snow dey fall, people they wear winter shoe…. Shuoooo! all the people repping* young and hip… #lipz sealed#

    • Finemocha March 8, 2013 at 7:20 AM

      1. Please you guys shouldnt give any of this people any more ideas, before they will go and pay Joan Rivers 2 million dollars just to come and host another nigerian event.

      2. Please Is there a new male fashion trend in nigeria called “Conspiciously Gay.

    • Flora March 8, 2013 at 3:58 PM

      Dis skales of a boy, I wonder if u get a 2nd opinion on ur dressing b4 u step out of ur hse. Annie idibia and sound sultan 3/10

    • koko March 8, 2013 at 5:44 PM

      The guy in the aviator cap is a musical genius. Surprised bella naija does not know who Jaiye is. He’s played at shows and gated clubs. Well, guess he is one for the future.

    • Tippy Couture March 9, 2013 at 7:57 PM

      Wow! I’m happy the red velvet dress with floral print I tailored came out nice

    • Hemingway March 9, 2013 at 11:44 PM

      Moët abebe always killing it simple and classy

    • Chris Eisner March 9, 2013 at 11:46 PM

      In love with Emma nyras outfit

    • Aduke March 10, 2013 at 5:41 PM
    • Ndidiamaka March 15, 2013 at 11:54 PM

      Very interesting choices and lots of personality on this red carpet. RMD, sha, if dem clone you, I go buy copy! My Father in Heaven drank a very nice, cold Gulder when He sat down to make you! Glad to see him and Jumobi going strong!

      This chick has such an arresting fox-like face that one does not expect to go with her curvy body but because of the face to body contrast could literally R-O-C-K some styles and make-up that would break heads talk less of turn heads! It just pains me that she did this instead: http://cdn.bellanaija.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/BN-Red-Carpet-Fab_-The-Iyanya-vs-Desire-Album-Launch-March-2013-BellaNaija099.jpg
      If I can just steal you for one day and dress you up and do your makeup! Chei! E for sweet sha. It is well.