Thursday, May 28, 2009

who wore what: genevieve pink ball '09

genevieve magazine's pink ball has come and gone and here are some runway pieces from nigerian designers that made it to the red carpet:

o o o

- first up, we have the always dazzling funmi iyanda in a Deola Sagoe piece, first seen at her Africa Rising show in DC last year. funmi iyanda definitely gets major cool points for stepping out in such an unexpected but ultra fabulous choice:

ms. iyanda also seems to be wearing the highly coveted satin manolo blahnik pumps that she blogged about here:

super fly!!

- next up, we have a piece from Ituen Basi's ankara and beads collection. we're digging this adapted ankara-style flapper dress and the creative use of beads as straps.

- finally, here's another attendee in an adapted deola sagoe piece, as seen on designer deola sagoe herself, courtesy of elan/

loving the mish-mash of iridescent fabric and ankara.


photos courtesy of:

bella naija
ituen basi
wire image

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I like the Ituen Basi dress a lot.