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BN Red Carpet Fab: Guinness 250 Launch



We did a rundown of all that happened at the Guinness 250 launch but of course you know that the red carpet was an event of its own. Peep Bella Naija‘s Red Carpet review of all the fabulosity below:


Guinness brand ambassador - Austin 'Jay Jay' Okocha went with a simple black suit


Isio in a goddessy long chiffon dress with gold embellishments. The dress is from Isio's De-laVega Line


BN Red Carpet Fave Omowunmi Akinnifesi in a knee-skimming black and gold satin dress from Ohimai Atafo's MAI label


A guest goes for the va-voom factor in a ruched strapless gold dress with black accessories


Ebuka in a trendy black suit interviews Femi Brainard who was dressed a pinstripe suit with a gold tie and pocketsquare


Dayo from HipOnTV strikes a pose in all black


Fashion Entrepreneur Linda Ikeji in a strapless empire-waist Steve Ray dress with a bewellled bust


Goldie poses on the black carpet in outfit befitting of her name. Black mini cable dress with gold leaf motif, gold accessories and of course - her trademark golden mane


BN The Look Alumnus Solomon Sonaiya looking sharp!


Designer Ugonna Omeruo in an black asymmetrical dress teamed with black shoes and then a pop of colour from her yellow clutch


We head over to the Nollywood contingent starting with Bimbo Akintola tries the girly look in a black mini dress and black strappy shoes


Uche Jombo goes all out - sequins, crystals, satin and a mass of curls...over the top really. Beautiful smile though!


Susan Peters in black sequined cutout dress


Segun Arinze in a shiny blue suit teamed with a gold tie


Eldee and MI in contrasting style. Eldee in a blue-gre suit with a blue silk tie while MI is a rockstar in his black jacket, yellow watch and nighttime shades


Eunice Omole in a black sheath dress


Trendy couple Funmi & Victor Okigbo were all smiles as they posed on the black carpet. Funmi in her milti-tiered black dress and Victor is his black suit!

baba eko

Steve & Yetunde BabaEko went for stylishly coordinated looks. Yetunde in her belted cowlneck shift dress and Steve in his black blazer with grey trousers and all black accessories


Hauwa Mukan bucks the black and gold event theme for a colourful Jewel by Lisa dress straight off the runway


On the left is a guest at the Guinness 250 event and on the right a guest from the ThisDay R Kelly show. So who rocked it best?


Another look straight off the high street is this Ruffled tulip contrast dress by Lipsy. The Guinness 250 guest rocked it with all black accessories and sideswept hair. Almost identical to the model really!


Stephanie Okereke does the classic rerock! On the left is Steph at the Guinness 250 event and on the right is Steph at the 2009 Future Awards held in January. There is absolutely no harm in rerocking although we suggest when rerocking try different accessiries to spice up the look


This Karen Millen Gothic Rose Dress is proving to be a red carpet fave. On the left, a guest at the Guinness 250 event rocks it with all gold accessories and upswept hair while Debo at the Made Celebrity Fashion Show added a touch of colour with green sandals


This guest is all black and gold in this FCUK studded black dress. The dress was originally custom made for UK presenter Fearne Cotton but is now available for sale. So who rocked it better?

Any Faves? Hits & Misses? Let us know your picks!


  1. KIKE

    July 23, 2009 at 12:30 pm


  2. Omesa

    July 23, 2009 at 1:03 pm

    Omawunmi has set a fashion trail.

  3. PRChick

    July 23, 2009 at 3:03 pm

    Is every naija event color coded? I am not saying this is good or bad- I’m honestly just wondering cuz from what I have seen they always have to wear a certain color at each event. Is it that I happen to always look at the color themed parties? Or is that just how they party in Naija?

  4. divalicious baby

    July 23, 2009 at 3:22 pm

    i agree with omesa. also someone dint iron her outfit while attending a red carpet event?

  5. Ola

    July 23, 2009 at 3:31 pm

    Omawunmi always looks flawless!

  6. Mary

    July 23, 2009 at 4:02 pm

    Omowunmi leads the pack as always in all your recent posts. Linda needs a stylist ASAP! Bimbo os ok! Uche looks…. hmmm like UCHE! Susan looks like a bush wanna be! and the men look better.

  7. pepe

    July 23, 2009 at 4:20 pm

    I love Omowunmi’s dress…but the hair me no like
    Uche Jombo…r u kidding me…still love you sa
    Can Eldee’s tie get any thinner?
    Linda I…perraps nepa took lite so she could iron her dress…but it’s a nice look for her
    I like how Stephanie wore that dress again…..aint no shame in that
    Bimbo Akintola…eeeeeeeeeek
    Hauwa Mukan………..eeeeeek
    Who is funmi Okigbo? She looks like Ciara from that view
    Susan Peters…hell NAH

    ……just my opinion

  8. sweetie

    July 23, 2009 at 4:37 pm

    omowunmi… dressed, that girl sha, she rocks!!


    July 23, 2009 at 6:15 pm

    this time omawunmi did not rock it the best. her fashion sense is nice but she is a bit over rated. she didnt win best dressed this time.
    and what the hell did steph do? she is suppose to be on of the biggest names in nollywood. does she not remember she is an nollywood a-lister. how can you repeat the same dress?
    na wa oo!!

  10. *Dith*

    July 23, 2009 at 6:55 pm

    Everyone looks decent for d most part

  11. Kpakpando Nwanyi

    July 23, 2009 at 9:17 pm

    What is wrong with her repeating a dress bikonu? Nollywood doesn’t pay like Hollywood, nor are Nigerian designers necessarily running after these starlets to dress them for free. The dress isn’t ugly, still fits her properly and matched the theme for the evening? Should she go broke buying dresses so she doesn’t repeat an outfit or better yet whore herself to the highest bidders, so she can always have something new to wear? Abeg free the babe

  12. nandy

    July 23, 2009 at 9:55 pm

    i agree with Amaka cos i dont really understand why steph should repeat same dress this year on big occassion like this.Reason is cos they gave us this impression that they re stars and can do what hollywood counterparts can do even much much should be expected from them.she can for sure re wear her dress but later on .whatever but it is only the eyes of a child that fears the painted devil.


    July 24, 2009 at 2:05 am

    do you not know what youre talking about. if you watch on youtube the video “nollywood-nigeria” it talks about how at one point stephanie was the highest paid nigerian actress. she even says how she loves to shop.
    that was done back in 2005 though. but she is def not broke. she could have at least bought a beautiful simple black dress with some gold accessories and some simple black pumps and called it a night. but she chose to repeat the same dress that everyone has already seen her in, 6 months ago!
    stephanie is an A-lister for crying out loud!

  14. omono

    July 24, 2009 at 4:05 am

    you pple are the kind of pple that will want celebs to act like they are not human..biko, even angelina Jolie is known for repeating outfits…
    I feel sorry for Omowunmi A already…this one that they are calling her trail blazer, fashionista i hope the girl wont feel pressurized to churn out all sorts of outfits


    July 24, 2009 at 4:28 am

    girl im not saying they are not human because i KNOW that they are.
    but she is a celeb in the public eye. she knows the press/cameras/paprazzi is watching her so she must be on her best. she doesnt want to become the talk of the event for repeating a dress.
    or maybe she doesnt care about what people think about her repeating a dress, but all i know is that i would not wear the same thing twice if i was an A-lister. even if the dress was cheap i wouldnt wear the same thing.

  16. KK

    July 24, 2009 at 11:59 am

    make una leave Bimbo Akintola for me o!!
    it took me 10mins to go past that her pic.
    there is something about that babe.
    something that is difficult for flesh and blood to reveal to ordinary eyes.

  17. PRChick

    July 24, 2009 at 4:08 pm

    Are you giving her props or dissing her? I am confused. Cuz it seemed like you were giving her mad props- then I went I looked at the pic for myself…

  18. Mina

    July 24, 2009 at 9:50 pm

    Amaka abeg free the babe enh…..She is free to re-rock an outfit A-Lister or not, the only thing that she did wrong is using the same accessories and hair do. At least she should have totally changed the hair with very different accessories which gives the dress a new look.
    Also, i agree with u on Omowunmi, i love her so much and she has a classic look, but she didn’t do it for me at all tonight. Still love her though!!

  19. julie

    July 24, 2009 at 10:44 pm

    I like the double take parts more very interesting

  20. Deola

    July 25, 2009 at 12:38 am

    I disagree with u. I beg stop putting pressure on the babe jare,ever occured to you that she jst likes playing dress up? Omowunmi is young and vibrant. Actually i think she looks the part. Simple, chick n adorable. In fact she looks like” oh they begged me to come n i said ok”(in the sweetest way u can imagine)
    Outfit, hot, simple n chick
    Hair, nice
    Make up, minimal,
    Nice smile
    What else can u ask for. Omowunmi i just lovveeeeeee you

  21. policeisyourfriend

    July 25, 2009 at 4:10 am

    Amaka..she is a celeb in the public eye…so what?what if as a person she doesnt really care for clothes…what if she really is broke nko?even if she isnt broke sef…abeg free her…abi make she go steal because she is trying to live up to A lister status

  22. AMAKA

    July 25, 2009 at 7:32 am

    OMG!!! i was just saying. you people on this site take things to personal.
    all im saying is that she is an A-lister and shouldnt re-rock the same dress.
    its my opinion. everyone is entitled to one, you know?
    i know i wouldnt ever re-rock a dress, i wouldnt even go.
    its just beer the event probably wasnt that important like an award ceremony or anything like that.
    its just beer, i would have stayed at home. lol
    unless it was an award show for acting or something.

  23. KK

    July 25, 2009 at 8:58 am

    it has nothing to do with the pic.
    me diss Bimbo??
    no way!!
    the lady is tight.

  24. chichi

    July 27, 2009 at 1:59 pm

    ok i guess we should do the police fashion right . who wears it best or worst

  25. a

    July 28, 2009 at 10:12 am

    I feel the sentiments bout not erocking an outfit especially to t an event where you know you’ll be photographed but having said that Michelle Obama is on the world stage, her every move is watched by billions , yet she rerocks her outfit even as little as a ten day gap between.
    Stephanie isnt a bigger star nor does she have the financial ability so it shows its a personal thing. I wouldnt have done that but well thats me!!!!

  26. Faith

    July 28, 2009 at 6:52 pm

    LOL.. love your comment The Amaka.. lol. very cute..

    Stephanie was rocking a Marchesa dress….with the price tags on that designer, I don’t blame sister girl for rocking it twice. smile.

  27. FatherHadADonkey

    July 31, 2009 at 7:06 am

    Linda Ikeji holla at me..i will style you for free!!!lol


    August 7, 2009 at 11:19 am

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