Thursday, 9 December 2010
GENEVIEVE, BANKY W, OTHERS WIN FAB AWARDS
It was a fantastic night as celebrities and fashionistas from all over
Africa converged at Landmark Village Victoria Island Lagos on Sunday
December 5, 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
The FAB fashion show, showcasing exclusive designs from VLISCO’S
latest fabric collection; Gallery Of Poems by Nigeria’s own Lanre Da
Silva-Ajayi and celebrated designer MAI, Ghanaian label Jil Couture
and budding Nigerian talent from the UK, Re Bahia made the evening
colourful as models paraded the stylish designs made from VLISCO’S
The event turned out to be a massive gathering of notable
personalities from different works of life who have a lot in common,
especially a passion for Fashion.
Entertainers such as Sasha, Eldee, Seyi Law, Bez and Mo’cheddah
thrilled the crowd with their performances, while Tee-A and Vixen
guided guests through the night.
“It’s a honour 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 25 deserving recipients” Publisher
Familusi Akin Babajide says.
Those honored with the FAB awards include Genevieve Nnaji, Ramsey
Nouah, Banky W, Lanre Da Silva-Ajayi and Jimmy JATT.
FAB Magazine, Nigeria’s leading international fashion journal. The all
colour, all gloss fashion and lifestyle publication teamed up with
lush label VLISCO 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.
The star-studded event paraded guests such as Isio Wanoghio, Abbah
Folawiyo, Chris Ubosi, Sam Onyemelukwe, Kunle Afolayan, Gbemi
Olateru-Olagbegi, Chaz B, Omawunmi, Dimeji Alara, Kelechi Amadi-Obi,
DJ Jimmy JATT, Sasha, Banky W, Timi Dakolo, Rita Dominic, Eldee,
Adawre Achumba, Ayeni Adekunle, Rhecks, Lamide Akintobi, Tee A, Linda
Ikeji and Lanre Da Silva-Ajayi.
FULL LIST OF FAB AWARDS WINNERS
Designer of the year (West Africa) - Lanre Da Silva
Designer of the year (South Africa) - David Tlale
Model of the year (Male) - TY Ogunkoya
Model of the year (Female) - Isio Wanoghio
Fashion Brand of the year - Mai Atafo Inspired
Lifestyle Brand of the year - Sixth Sense Interiors
Most Stylish Male Artist - Banky W
Most Stylish Female Artist - Sasha P
Most stylish Actor of the Year - Ramsey Noah
Most Stylish Actress of the year - Genevieve Nnaji
TV Show of the year - Tinsel
TV Presenter of the year - Adaure Achumba
Radio Station of the year - The Beat 99.9 FM
On Air Personality of the year - Chaz B
Car of the year - Porsche Cayenne
Restaurant of the year - Skyy Restaurant
Bar of the year - Play Sports Bar n Lounge
Disc Jockey of the year - DJ Jimmy Jatt
Club of the year - Club Play, Abuja
Hotel of the year - Lagos Oriental Hotel
Makeup artist of the year - Banke Meshida Lawal
Hair Stylist of the year - Ugo Igbokwe
Fashion Writer of the year - Ijeoma Ndekwu
Fashion Photographer of the year - Kelechi Amadi Obi
Fashion Stylist of the year - Dimeji Alara.