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Stars shine down as UBA hosts the glitterati at CEO Awards

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Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, shimmered and glittered as UBA Plc hosted a beautiful mixture of glitterati and professionals at its CEO Awards night on Saturday, February 8, 2014.

From Honeywell Group’s Obafoluke Otudeko to HEIR’s Tony Elumelu, politico and retired glamour man of journalism, Aremo Segun Osoba, to Guinness Seni Adetu, it was an evening of excitement and reward.

Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Phillips Oduoza led directors and management, as well as staffers, on a jolly ride many didn’t want to disembark from…

 

MOST ADORABLE DRAPES ON PARADE

Our eyes darted hither and thither as we enjoyed some of the most adorable drapes of the evening.  From floor sweeping pieces in colours of the rainbow to traditional attires inspired by high fashion, the red carpet paraded garbs that enlivened the evening.

LIGHTER SHADES OF GLAMOUR

A handful of damsels picked nudes and caramel coloured ensembles which flattered their skin and shape.

Glamour adorned lighter shades that changed, convincing all that not only bold splashes are fit for elegance.

HOME GROWN GEARS

From Nigeria to India, home grown gears hollered their presence on the red carpet, grabbing attention as fitting alternatives among the gracefully ageing and charming.

AVALANCHE OF ATTENTION GRABBERS

Bold and snazzy colours grabbed attention without a fuss.

THE COURAGEOUS ‘CATWALKED’ IN CRIMSON

Red has many fans for evening events.  And we counted scores of crimson pieces on the courageous and lion-hearted.

MINIMAL SUMPTUOUSNESS

Clothes horses and students of elegance know they can never go wrong in simple, easy pieces with stamps of understated sumptuousness.  And these ladies know their game well.

WINNING DUOS

Many couples were a picture of happiness and compatible as they swayed on the red carpet.

DASHING MEN ON POINT

When the dress code states ‘formal’, men who know what time it is never depart from a tuxedo, crisp white shirt and tie.  ‘A*’ students separate themselves with little details (such as a peeping pocket square, a vest or cummerbund, suspenders and patent leather shoes or velvet slippers).  The well settled who have no point to prove choose traditional attires (like billionaire Obafoluke Otudeko)…

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