Nadia Buari, Alexandra Burke, Vannessa Amadi, Alexander Amosu & CEO Dancers on the Red Carpet at the Africa Arts & Fashion Banquet in London – PhotosPosted on Tuesday, August 6th, 2013 at 12:57 PM
By Damilare Aiki
On Sunday eve, the inaugural African Arts and Fashion Banquet took place at the Dorchester Hotel, London. The star studded affair to round off the Africa Fashion Week London, was organised and hosted by Princess Fifi Ejindu.
Spotted at the event were Ghanaian actress Nadia Buari, British pop singer Alexandra Burke, Nigerian Luxury designer Alexander Amosu, TV presenter June Sarpong and dance group CEO Dancers.
Check out the red carpet shots and pick your best dressed!
Ghollywood star Nadia Buari took the red carpet in a blue Ankara dress. The dress which features a plunging V neckline, oversize sleeves and A line skirt with a slit, was styled with a silver bracelet, a black clutch and a pair of black sandals.
She completed the look by opting for bangs and light pink lipstick.
Ever since Alexandra Burke won Britian’s X-Factor in 2008, the pop star has been seen rocking some racy outfits on the red carpet and in her music videos.
But on Sunday evening, she made an elegant entry in a black gown. She accessorized the dress which features a long slit, with diamond drop earrings, a blue clutch and black sandals.
She styled her wavy locks to the side, and completed the look with blue nail polish and red lipstick.
Luxury designer Alexander Amosu opted for a casual get-up for the event. He wore a black blazer, white shirt, jeans and black shoes. He styled the look with diamond studs, a brown belt and dark shades.
PR Exec Vannessa Amadi was also present at the event. She wore a pretty black embellished dress, which she accessorized with black heels.
Vanessa posed next to Bianca Jagger. The ex wife of Rolling Stones lead singer Mick Jagger, looked graceful in a leopard skin chiffon gown. The 68 year former actress/model completed her regal look with a silver drop earrings, gold bracelets, nude heels and a brown walking stick.
Congolese model Noëlla Musunka was all smiles on the red carpet in a one-shoulder floor length dress, which features an Ankara bodice and long green satin skirt.
They always light up the stage with their electrifying dance performances, so it’s no surprise that they brought a little drama to the red carpet. CEO Dancers, Britain’s Got Talent 2013 semi finalists wore black dresses.
Whose black dress are you loving?
British-Ghanaian TV presenter/Women’s Rights Activist June Sarpong looked radiant in a grey satin trench coat. She completed her simple-yet-chic look with brown bracelets, a cute bag and brown satin heels.
Host of the event Princess Fifi Ejindu wore a red silk floor length dress to the event. She accessorized with silver hoop earrings, silver bracelet and a silver clutch .
English singer Shingai Shoniwa looked youthful in an Ankara top and mini skirt. She finished the look with silver drop earrings and a pair of pink shoes, but her most buzzed about accessory was her Avant-garde ivory hat.
Fellow English singer Misha B was also at the event. She rocked a cool Ankara bomber jacket and mini skirt, with black boots.
Who was your best dressed?
Photo Credit: Matthew Hinchcliff/Vanessa Amadi PR
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