African Pride Awards 2017: Best dressed ladies and dapper men

On Sunday 13th August, The African Pride Awards took place to acknowledged beautiful, handsome Black Stars making waves on British soil.

See the full list of winners and nominees at The African Pride Awards 2017

Popular faces graced the 5* Montcalm Hotel in Park Lane, London, in their attires.

Some looked like they forgot the memo while others outshone, bringing their A-games. Here are the dapper men and beautifully dressed women at African Pride Awards 2017.

Jennie Jenkins

YouTube beauty blogger, Jennie Jenkins wore a kimono styled dress to pick up her award for Make-Up Artist (MUA) of the Year.

The 29 year old Psychology graduate started her Youtube channel in 2010 to pursue her love for make-up, beauty product, fashion and lifestyle.

Jennie Jenkins wowed in a Missguided outfit. Shop her look: dress and shoe

Edith Williams

She may have lost out to Jennie Jenkins in the MUA category, but Edith dressed to impress in a Cobbina dress.

The former MAC cosmetics supervisor is a self-taught MUA specialised in glamming up brides.

Eyes on the dress! Edith Williams’ husband admires his wife in the Cobbina dress. The MUA could not resist wearing the stunning outfit for the second time after previously waering it for her birthday earlier this year

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Estare

Hardly known to miss her mark in fashion, Youtubber, Estare oozed beauty in another Missguided outfit as she picked up the Social Media Personality of the Year award.

The 27 year mum of one started Youtube in 2012, on completing a Creative Direction for Fashion course at London College of Fashion. She is best known for her vlog entries focused around fashion life, beauty, family and friends.

Come through hot mama! Mum of 1 and Youtubber Estare attended the event in a Misguided ensemble. Get the dress

Delicia Kennedy

Once featured on Daily Mail and Channel’s ‘Blinging Up Baby’ for excessive spending on her toddler’s outfits, former glamour model, Delicia, kept up her appearances in a stand out flowery two piece ensemble by Demarie Apparels.

The 31 year old mummy of 2, is a proud housewife of driving instructor, Ken.

Former glamour model and bling babies delicia in a demarie apparel

Oyin Aregbesola

Oyin beat acts such as Reggie Yates to pick up the TV Personality of the Year in an unnamed emerald green.

The radio and TV presenter also known as MzSwags presents on BEN TV’s The Magazine Show.

While lighting may not have done it justice (right), a view from behind showed off a glamorous dress(left)

Awilo Longomba

Awilo did not fail to live up to his legendary status in his unique ensemble.

Celebrated as the man who put Makossa on the map, he was awarded the Lifetime Achievement awards for his contribution and impact on African music.

The Compozers

Suits are often generic for men, however these Ghanaian British instrumentalists, The Compozers, came prepared, standing out in grey suited outfits to pick up an Outstanding Recognition Award.

The 4-man band comprising of Nana Pokes, David Ohene-Akrasi, Stephen Asamoah-Duah and Charlie ‘Biggz’ Mensah-Bonsu are popular for their performances with music greats inncluding Ed Sheeran, Wizkid, Sarkordie and more.

The Compozers comprising, L-R: Charlie (Keyboard), David (keytar), Nana (bass) and Stephen (drummer) all met at various points while performing their specialists instruments at Church events

Ghana Boyz

Like The Compozers, Ghana Boyz came suited and primedto pick the award for Dancer of the Year.

The boys made it big time when their dance routine for Runtown’s Mad Over You went viral, having only been on YouTube for 4 months.

Dance-act Ghana Boyz (l-r: Kwaku, Uk ‘Jeff’ Boga and Fresh Andy) dressed to impressed for the African Pride Award event
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