AMVCA 2024: Celebrating Glamour, Style, and African Excellence

AMVCA 2024: Celebrating Glamour, Style, and African Excellence

The 10th Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA) took place on May 11, 2024, at the prestigious Eko Hotel and Suites in Lagos, Nigeria. As the entertainment industry’s crème de la crème gathered to celebrate outstanding performances in film and television, the red carpet became a runway for glamorous looks and stylish ensembles. Let’s dive into the highlights of this dazzling event!

Nigeria: The Fashion Hub

Nigeria has firmly established itself as a global fashion hub, and the AMVCA red carpet exemplified this. From timeless elegance to bold and daring fashion statements, African designers showcased their creativity, craftsmanship, and unique perspectives. Let’s explore some of the standout looks that graced the red carpet:

1. Nana Akua Addo: A Fashion-Forward Statement

Ghanaian fashion icon Nana Akua Addo made heads turn in an Endless Echo Hat and a well-sculpted 3D dress from Yartel Ghana. Her ensemble was a testament to African fashion’s ability to blend tradition with modernity. 

                  Nana Akua Addo


2. Chioma Ikokwu: The Garden of Time

Chioma Ikokwu embraced the Met Gala 2024 theme, “The Garden of Time,” in a Weiz Dhurm Franklyn masterpiece called “Tree Dress.” Her ethereal gown featured intricate details and a captivating silhouette.

The dress drew inspiration from the strength and beauty of a vine, symbolizing growth and connection. It was a celebration of nature’s resilience and the intertwining paths of life.

“The Vine” featured a complex arrangement of fabric and embellishments that mimicked the intricate patterns of tree branches and leaves. The gown flowed elegantly, creating the illusion of a tree in full bloom.

Chioma Ikokwu 

3. Toke Makinwa: Radiant Host

Returning as the red carpet host, Toke Makinwa dazzled in an ensemble from Veekee James. Her gorgeous outfit perfectly complemented her vibrant personality. Can you believe this was a hand-painted dress from start to finish? The detailing is something to behold. This dress is the epitome of Glamour. 

Toke Makinwa

4. Osas Ighodaro: The Belle of the Ball

 Osas Ighodaro graced the AMVCA red carpet in an outfit designed by Veekee James.  The choice of Veekee James, known for exquisite craftsmanship, ensured that Osas’s look was both classic and memorable. The dress was a harmonious blend of simplicity and sophistication. Its clean lines and minimalistic design allowed Osas’s natural beauty to shine through.

She opted for a soft, neutral colour palette, emphasizing the purity of the design. The dress featured a flattering silhouette that accentuated her figure.

The fabric choice was luxurious yet understated, allowing the focus to remain on impeccable tailoring and fit.

Osas Ighodaro’s AMVCA appearance was a masterclass in refined style. Her choice of a Veekee James outfit demonstrated that sometimes less truly is more.


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