blow by blow details of the prestigious event.....
Scintilla Place, Banquet Hall, Lekki-Epe Express Way on the 5th of May 2012. Even the rain could not stop this much anticipated event in the plus size industry from rolling, though it kicked off a bit behind time.
Among the celebrities that graced the event included; Essence, Monalisa Chinda, Maureen Solomon, Amaka Okere, Moji Fahmy-Hassan, Lepacious Bose, Kenneth Okolie etc. Among the plus size personalities present were the current Miss Big and Beautiful Adaobi Chibuogwu and the current Miss Big Nigeria Shelly Ogbise as well as ex-plus size beauty queens. Big Sister Magazine was fully represented by Elsie-Coco the founder/publisher.
HIGH LIGHTS OF THE EVENTS:
1. Arrival of the guests
2. Arrival of Adaora Ukoh with her plus size models in a white Limousine.
3. Red Carpet session
4. Introduction of the MC(EX-Mr. Nigeria, Kenneth Okolie and Onesoul)
5. Introduction of the Adaora Couture branded T-shirts by plus size models (Voke Winnie, Ada Philips, Portiah Yamahan, Mope Oyetayo etc.)
7.Song bird, Essence was the first to hit the run way as she model the Treasure Goddess outfit.
8. Amongst the celebrities guest runway model were Oge Asiegbu (wife of Ejike Asiegu, Maureen Solomon, Portiah Yamahan and Moji Fahmy-Hassan.
The event also witnessed rip cracking comedy by Lepacious Bose, a fuller figure sister too and musical performance by upcoming act Adaeze Agbasi aka Ocean who rendered one of her song "Soji". Guests were treated with chilled wine and small chops during the event as refreshments. The ADAORA COUTURE Look book was also presented to guests as part of the souvenirs.There was an after party at Scintilla Place bar.
The Limo that brought them to venue
Inside the Limo
Adaora with Portia
With the press
Voke Winnie being interviewed
Miss Big and beautiful
Kenneth and Onesoul
A cross session of guest
Lepacious Bose thrilling the guest
Adaora and models
Davies Bassey (show manager) flagged by Moji and Mope.
Giving her vote of thanks with her mother.