Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards night is a rare African celebrity reunion where pure fashion is considered the highlight of the event. The evening brings famous faces in the movie and entertainment industry from across the continent, for a night that celebrates outstanding work and creativity in storytelling.
For the 2022 AMVCAs, an event that started with week-long programs, the best was only expected from the main show. And this around, celebrities embraced the demure dress code wholeheartedly, proving the focus was certainly on refined elegance. Ahead, keep scrolling to see all the note-worthy Instagram snaps before they hit the red carpet.
Isime wore a sheer gown completely crafted out with beads.
Adesua Etomi came to make a lasting impression and she did just that in this gorgeous gown by Matopeda Atelier.
Winning the ‘Best Actress in Comedy,’ Funke Akindele stunned is a green slit gown with matching heels to snag up her coveted trophy.
All the way from South Africa, Bonang Matheba came to slay in a beautiful feather-trimmed dress by a Nigerian label, Sheye Oladejo.
If you thought you saw it all at the 2022 Met Gala, check out Idia Aisien in her wearable glamor — a gown by Anjy Luminee.
Eku Edewor was a red siren in a beautiful creation by a Lagos-based label VICNATE.
As one of the hosts of the night, Toke Makinwa never disappoints talkless of the AMVCAs. The media girl made an impressive entrance in an embellished creation by Matopeda.
Nana Akua Addo
Nana isn’t the one who does things by halves. Once again, she tapped Cary Santiago, a designer from the Philippines to create her 2022 AMVCAs dress inspired by the Japanese word ‘GEISHA’ which literally means “ART PERSON.”
Ghanaian actress-turned-fashion-designer, Zynnell Zuh, was in the building all draped in a dramatic gold ensemble created by her brand, Zyellegant.
For the unconventional brides, look no further than Grace-Charis Bassey (formerly known as Belinda Effah) for inspiration. Describing herself as Pink Barbie, the Nollywood actress made her entrance in a super ruffled pink ballgown by Lakimmy.
Actress Lota Chukwu stood out as she oozed the boss attitude in a 3-piece pink suit by Atafo.
Pretty in pink! Mercy Aigbe made a red carpet debut with her newfound love, Kazim Adeoti, wearing a pink gown with a cape and dramatic headpiece.
Sika wore a stunning hand-made dress by Weiz Dhurm Franklyn to start off her hosting duties but later switched into a sleek wrap dress-inspired gown by IDIOL NUPO.
Wearing a design by IDIOL NUPO, the actress commanded attention in a baby blue gown with a detachable long train.
Actress Enado Odigie kept things simple but chic and elegant in this magnificent Lanre Da Silva one-shoulder number.
In an intricately embellished gown, Shaffy Bello showed how it is done wearing a stunning design by XBL.
Rebecca Nengi Hampson
For the former BBNaija housemate, she showed off her voluptuous figure in an optical illusion design created by XBL.
Mimi Linda Yina
Mimi was simply minting in beauty in this over-the-top design by XBL.
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