BY OYINDAMOLA LAWAL
HELD on February 7 at the MUSON Centre, Onikan, Lagos, and the 2010 The Futures Award was an opportunity to see the latest fashion trends.
At the event, celebrities, fashionistas, models, presenters, fashion designers, journalists and many others strut the green carpet in their glamorous outfits, accessories and jewellery.
2010 trends that appeared on the green carpet include the one-shoulder, Empire, Ruffles, High slit, LBD, layered and V-neck.
One shoulder dress
The one-shoulder gown was the hottest on the green. Actress and model, Stephanie Okereke, one of the nominees for Young Person of the Year, was one of the best-dressed celebrities at the event. The lady stood out in her breathtaking one-shoulder dress with rose flowers design. Her make-up and hair do really complemented her outfit.
2010 Future Award Style Entrepreneur of the Year, Linda Ikeji, was also very fantastic. The ex-model, publisher and blogger swept the green carpet in her trapped one-shoulder and a trendy cropped hair do to go.
Beat FM presenter, Gbemi Olateru-Olagbegi, was also caught in a lovely red one-shoulder dress.
Little Black Dress
This classic piece of outfit is the epitome of timeless fashion, which every self-respecting fashionista should have. The little black dress has even moved on to represent an ideal of a perfectly simple, yet sexy object.
The TV presenter and host of Moment with Mo, Mo Abudu, looked trendy in her Afro hair do and ruffled LBD with gorgeous peep toe.
The rapper, Mocheda, stepped the green carpet in her lovely metallic LBD.
This 2010 trend is definitely for the confident woman. The designer, model and presenter, Isio Wanogho, co-host of Glo mobile sponsored entertainment programme, G-Bam, was stunning in her deep V-neck high slit dress. Her yellow dress was well embellished with green sequins.
Empire draws its inspiration from ancient Greek art. This piece of clothing, which is becoming a must-have, was fine on Orode Jade Uduaghan, the lady behind Pink Peal Foundation. She was dazzling in her white embellished empire dress.
Former Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria, Munachi Abii, also wore a fabulous red, green and blue combination empire dress. If that was not enough, later on the stage with Neato C, Abii swaggered in a sexy micro metallic military dress. This chic is hotter than fire.
Short dresses and fitted dress
One of Nigerian’s best rap artistes, Sasha, showed off her lovely legs in short dress. She posed for the camera in her trendy green dress, bow hair clip and snazzy shoe to go.
Sensational singer, Omawunmi, whose New Year resolution seems to be a vow to cover more, wore a dress that was neither skimpy nor long. The pretty damsel stepped the green carpet in a v-neck peacock dress and a matching blue shoe to complement.
Tewa Onasanya, publisher of Exquisite Magazine, was also very sweet in her fitted leave pattern long dress.
Ex-Most Beautiful Girl, Omowunmi Akinifesi, is very famous for her statement making outfits. She was glamorous in her simple, classy and gorgeous white outfit.
This 2010 fashion tend accentuate one’s body type. Black sleek jumpsuit help make you look taller and slimmer. No wonder, few ladies wore breath-taking black jumpsuits, coming in different length and styles at the event.