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Funke Akindele, Fathia Balogun, Mercy Aigbe emerge best dressed Yoruba actresses


Yoruba actresses still impress us with lovely and adorable outfits to red carpet events.  Some of them just never disappoint while some are not very gifted when it comes to dressing.

Funke Akindele, Mercy Aigbe and Fathia Balogun have been very consistent when it comes to the business of looking good. ENCOMIUM Weekly brings you the three best dressed actresses, what they wore to recent events and how consistent they have been…


Funke Akindele

Funke Akindele

Born Akindele Olufunke Ayotunde, August 24, 1976. Funke Akindele has been the hottest Yoruba actress for a while, she even once won the African Movie Academy Awards for Best Actress in a Leading Role.

The dark and beautiful role interpreter is no doubt one of the best dressed in the Yoruba movie genre, she goes for occasions a lot so we get to see her well put together ensembles. She has been consistent, and anytime she steps out, it can’t just be better. Her love for shoes huge. She mostly steps out in knee length dresses and she never overdoes it, as being simple is the best.

After her recent marriage brouhaha, she stepped out at the Miss Global Pageant held at Xovar Lounge, Lekki, Lagos. She wore a red strapless long dress.

At the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards early in the year, she wore a very long slightly boobs – revealing dress, red purse and matching shoes. Though she was a bit criticized for the boobs popping attire, fashion experts said she was very well dressed and her outfit was daring.

Jenifa, as she is popularly known, doesn’t leave her Instagram page idle as she uploads her daily photos where her fans can comment regularly. She always dresses right. In the Yoruba movie sector we can authoritatively say Funke Akindele is one of the best dressed.

Mercy Aigbe

Mercy Aigbe


Edo born actress, Mercy Aigbe is unarguably the best dressed Yoruba actress presently. Although she doesn’t go out too often, she is an Instagram addict as she puts up her daily pictures, she strikes poses in her decent outfits. She has so many pictures that if one visits her page one can’t finish in a jiffy.

The mother of two recently rocked a leopard print short dress, a black court shoes and matching side bag.

Mercy owns about three Hermes Birkins handbags which cost over N2 million each, she has blue, yellow and purple. What we are not sure of is if they are cloned or original ones.

At the City People Awards held middle of the year, she stepped out in a strapless sequin long dress. She looked effortlessly beautiful. She always knows what would appear perfect on her, her hair, accessories and make-up is never in excess.

One would stick to her Instagram page as she keeps giving out fashion tips through her dress sense.

Fathia Balogun

Fathia Balogun


Fathia Akorede Adunni Balogun was born on February 9, 1969, she hails from Delta State. The gorgeous actress, was married to Saheed Balogun also a popular actor.

The mother of two children is known as the Queen of the Yoruba movie industry as she has featured in series of movies. She is a very good role interpreter and has excelled in what she does.

Though we don’t get to see much of her these days, she has always been a trend setter, the few times we catch a glimpse of her at the red carpet. At her 44th birthday, early this year, she wore a long cream dress, with a purse. Her accessories were on point and her makeup also. She didn’t look a bit close to 44.

At Laide Bakare’s movie premiere, she looked very simple. She wore a purple slim top and a multicoloured leggings. She didn’t stop there, at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards, she looked glamorous. She wore a blue sequin long dress. It was perfect on her complexion. She had a white purse and matching simple earrings. Definitely, she’s one of its best dressed in that industry.


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