Yesterday Thursday 23rd May 2013, M-Net Africa celebrated its hit show Tinsel’s 1000th episode in grand style at the Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.
In line with the dress code of the event – Glitz & Glamour, some of our favourite stars dazzled in bespoke pieces. The cast of the show including Victor Olaotan, Linda Ejiofor, Florence and Iyke Okechukwu, Gideon Okeke, Ireti Doyle, Tomi Odunsi, Chris Attoh, Funlola Aofiyebi-Raimi, Funmi Holder, Abiola Segun-Williams, Kalu Ikeagwu and Gbenro Ajibade were in attendance.
Also hitting up the red carpet were movie, music, TV, radio and fashion stars including Susan Peters, Toke Makinwa, Segun Arinze, IK Osakioduwa, Eku Edewor, Ezinne Chinkata, Julius Agwu, Yaw, Munachi Abii, Olisa Adibua and Toni Tones.
BN was on the scene and we have all the fabulous photos from the event – Check it out!
BN Red Carpet Fab: Tinsel 1000th Episode Celebration in Lagos
Sparkle in Sequins
Studio 3 Extra host Eku Edewor wore a sequined gold dress by House of Nwocha. The dress which features a sheer back and an alluring train, was accessorized with a crystallized head piece, gold bangles and an ivory clutch. Eku said her look was inspired by Carey Mulligan‘s character in the Great Gatsby movie.
Nollywood star Rukky Sanda also sparkled on the red carpet in a one-shoulder green dress which showed-off her creative tattoos on her back. She completed her look with a high bun and drop earrings.
Fashion designer/stylist Toyin Lawani rocked a red sequined dress by her brand Elegante which features a sweetheart neckline and sheer long sleeves. She completed her look with wavy blonde locks, red lipstick and silver earrings.
Susan Peters wore a high neck, long sleeve gold sequined dress by Elegante by Tiannah Styling. Wavy locks, pink lipstick, a green-and-gold clutch completed the Nollywood star’s look.
Tinsel actress Funmi Holder served a sexy attitude on the red carpet in a black-and-gold long sleeve dress.
Another Tinsel actress Abiola Segun-Williams also arrived in sequins. Her dress features a silver sequined bodice and long black skirt.
Celebrity photographer turned musician Toni Tones flaunted up her hot bod in a bold blue sequined long sleeve dress from Elegante by Tiannah Styling. The frock features cut-outs in the back and a long train. Her chic bob, gold ring and clutch and blue heels finished her red carpet look.
Suit & Tie
The gents also lit up the red carpet in their sharp suits, which some styled with bow and tuxedo ties, Check them out.
Dramatic Black Frocks
Actress Kemi “Lala” Akindoju waltzed down the carpet in a black chiffon dress accentuated with blue chiffon on the hem.
Nollywood starlet Uzor Osimkpa arrived in a see-through risque black dress which showed off her decolletage and legs. Hoop earrings, black clutch and silver heels completed her look. This dress is reminiscent of Rachel Weisz’s 2013 Golden Globes Christian Dior dress.
Nigerian media personality Yvonne “Vixen” Ekwere put her best foot forward in silver heels while rocking a black chiffon dress with an embellished top and chiffon skirt.
With her hair swept up into a chignon, this Tinsel 1000th episode celebration attendee rocked a sweetheart neckline peplum top and A-line skirt.
The Tailored Touch
What dress? Ebube, Nse and Dolapo showed ladies how to rock pants in their androgynous ensembles.
Multi-coloured + Prints
Brother’s Keeper actress Omoni Oboli wore an orange-and-animal skin blouse with a black skirt. She styled her look with silver drop earrings, a gold clutch and silver heels
Actor Uti Nwachukwu wore a yellow-and-cream print shirt with black pants and shoes.
Nollywood starlet Lilian Esoro wasn’t one too miss in a bi-coloured (blue-and-green) dress. She styled her dress with an orange clutch and heels.
Celebrity stylist/fashion editor Ezinne Chinkata was simple in a print EreDappa dress, blue jacket and black heels.
Stylist/fashion designer Tayo Shonekan (pictured in the middle) made us smile in a colorful dress.
Tinsel actress Linda Ejiofor worked her legs in an embellished black dress which features a plunging neckline and high slit.
Oge Okoye looked simple and yet-so-chic in a black lace dress. The Nollywood star accessorized the LBD with gold drop earrings, gold clutch and black heels with gold pointed toes.
We haven’t seen Munachi Abii on the red carpet in a while. So for her return yesterday evening, she didn’t disappoint in a black dress which features a gold belt and high slit.
Radio personality/actress Karen Igho was also dressed in black. Her dress which features a plunging neckline and long sleeves, showed off her hourglass shape. Statement tribal necklace, leopard skin clutch and black heels completed her look. Her long dark locks is also giving her extra points in the beauty department.
Veteran actress Taiwo Ajai-Lycett didn’t let the pretty-young-things steal the spotlight. She arrived in an embellished black knee length dress, a satin clutch and sky blue shoes.
Love the colour on YOU!
TV personality Ariyike Akinbobola had heads turning in her one shoulder lilac dress. She styled the dress with diamond drop earrings, a silver bracelet, a blue-and-grey clutch and grey heels.
Toke Makinwa‘s green silk dress by April by Kunbi was the perfect choice for the media personality’s skin tone.
Omotunde “Lolo” looked fresh-and-bright in a yellow knee length dress.
Tinsel actress Osas Ighodaro worked the red carpet in a cool wine dress. Debuting a shorter hair, the starlet accessorized the dress which feature a sexy cut on the back with cream pumps.
Celebrity friends Efya and Ebuka Obi-Uchendu looked like a perfect pair last night on the red carpet. The Ghanaian songstress wore a embellished cut-out peplum top and matching pants. She styled the dress with a gold necklace, gold cuff and blue heels while the Rubbib’ Minds TV host was sharp in a navy suit.
Celebrity photographer Yomi Black and his wife Liz complemented each other. Yomi wore dark blue blazer white shirt and black pants, while his wife allured in a black floor length dress.
Tinsel couple Iyke and Florence Okechukwu were one of the cutest couples on the red carpet. Iyke wore a black suit, white shirt and red bow tie and Florence wore an embellished purple creation by Virgos Louge.
Ravishing in Red
Veteran actress Lanre Hassan proved traditional attires are always a good red carpet choice.
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Photo Credit: Kunle Haastrup for Insigna