It was a fantastic night as celebrities and fashionistas from all over Africa converged at Landmark Village Victoria Island Lagos on Sunday December 9, for a Black Carpet Dinner event that saw celebs in creative wears troop out in their hundreds to enjoy a fabulous night of music and dance, fashion and style, and a lot to eat and drink.
The FAB fashion show, showcasing exclusive designs from VLISCO’S latest fabric collection; Gallery Of Poems and music performance made the evening colorful as models paraded the stylish designs made from VLISCO’S latest Fabric.
The event turned out to be a massive gathering of notable personalities from different works of life that have a lot in common, especially a passion for Fashion.
Entertainers such as WizKid, w4, Praiz, Eldee, Ushebebe, Yaw, Zaina and Yemi Alade delivered electrifying performances to the delight of guests; while hosts Jumai Shaba and Ebuka Obi Uchendu guided guests through the night.
“It’s a honor to be able to bring all these great people together under one roof, to celebrate an art that is important to all of us. I’m excited about how everything has played out; and particularly happy about the FAB awards to 26 deserving recipients” the event’s executive producer Familusi Akin Babajide says.
Big winners at the FAB awards include Kate Henshaw, Tiwa Savage, Uti, Toolz, Lynxxx, Gideon Okeke amongst others.
FAB Magazine, Nigeria’s leading international fashion journal. The all colour, all gloss fashion and lifestyle publication teamed up VLISCO, Beat FM, Trace TV, Barcardi and Nokia to bring fashion lovers an unprecedented night of fun and festivity. Guests told journalists the event is one of the best fashion ‘gigs’ ever held in Lagos. It was also a night when some people were given awards for their achievement in the style industry.
Guests included Waje, Omawumi, Adaora Oleh, Audu Maikori, Tiwa Savage, WizKid, Damilola Adegbite, Sasha P, Gbemi Olateru Olagbegi, Uti Nwachukwu and W4. Others are Sam Onyemelukwe, Adebayo Oke Lawal, Lamide Akintobi, Yaw, Ayo Animashaun,Mai Atafo, Noble Igwe, Eku Edewor, Toolz, Tosyn Bucknor ,Funke Bucknor and a host of others
FAB AWARD WINNERS
DESIGNER OF THE YEAR (WEST AFRICA) – GREY
DESIGNER OF THE YEAR (SOUTH AFRICA) – HENI
MODEL OF THE YEAR (FEMALE) – EMMANUELLA CHIKA
MODEL OF THE YEAR (MALE) – UTI NWACHUKWU
FASHION BRAND OF THE YEAR – DAVID WEJ (BEATRICE OLUMESI)
LIFESTYLE BRAND OF THE YEAR – (POLO LUXURY)
MOST STYLISH ARTISTE (MALE) – LYNXX
MOST STYLISH ARTISTE (FEMALE) – TIWA SAVAGE
MOST STYLISH ACTOR – GIDEON OKEKE
MOST STYLISH ACTRESS – KATE HENSHAW NUTTAL
TV SHOW OF THE YEAR – MTN PROJECT FAME
RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR – WAZOBIA 95.1 FM
TV PRESENTER OF THE YEAR – YVONNE ‘VIXEN’ EKWERE
ON AIR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR – TOLU ‘TOOLZ’ ONIRU
CAR OF THE YEAR – MERCEDES BENZ S500 (2011)
RESTAURANT OF THE YEAR – BAZZAR RESTAURANT
BAR OF THE YEAR – LIKWID LOUNGE
DJ OF THE YEAR – DJ CAISE
CLUB OF THE YEAR – PLAY
HOTEL OF THE YEAR – RADISSON BLU
MAKE-UP ARTISTE OF THE YEAR – DAVID ONYEDIKE
HAIR STYLIST OF THE YEAR – SHOLA LADITI
FASHION WRITER OF THE YEAR – EZINNE CHINKATA
FASHION STYLIST OF THE YEAR – EBUN ABODERIN
FASHION PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR – HAKEEM SALAM
FASHION ICON OF THE YEAR – DEOLA SAGOE