Rhythm FM OAP Toke Makinwa wears many hats and describes herself as a “Multimedia Personality, (Radio, Tv and Youtube) Events Compere, Vlog series Toke Moments”. She burst on the entertainment scene in 2010 and seems determined to make her mark on the fashion scene as well.
Toke is a self-confessed fashion lover and takes every opportunity to dress up. She is a regular fixture on the red carpet and with a steady flow of vlogs, photo shoots, TV appearances, ad campaigns, celebrity weddings etc. there never seems to be a moment she isn’t done up to the nines and she always glams it up often in Nigerian designer pieces.
Toke has to be careful not to drown her petite figure and while she generally gets this right with body con styles that flatter her figure she sometimes gets it wrong with too long or overworked pieces and instead looks like the dress is wearing her and her body is overwhelmed by the garment.
On the other hand, being so dainty, Toke can get away with showing lots of skin in short skirts and sexy little backless dresses without looking like she has too much on display.
Toke enjoys experimenting with fashion and is often seen in the latest trends and changing her beauty style to go with it. The result is less style and more fickle fashion and it can sometimes look like she’s in costume. I think she looks her best when playing up her elfin features in form-fitting looks with short (or at least not distracting!) hair and pretty but not too much make up.
Off the red carpet Toke still keeps it camera ready. When it comes to dressing down, im not sure we can say we’ve really seen that side of Toke but you can’t fault her for never looking less than put together. She favours trendy prints and bright colours and keeps it glam with fun accessories and of course high heels.
We give Toke Makinwa 3 stars while we wait to see if her style evolves or if it will be more of the same. That said there’s nothing wrong with giving consistent glamour!