- Ghanaian fashion brand Duaba Serwaa styled 12 Years A Slave actress Lupita Nyong’O for the fifth annual Wearable Art gala
- Lupita and her sister, Fiona, looked exquisite in the black dress for the fashionable events attended by major style icons in Santa Monica, California.
- The fashion house’s creative director and chief executive, Nelly, shared the exciting news on social media
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Lupita Amondi Nyong’o was among the celebrities who graced the red carpet at the fifth annual Wearable Art Gala on Saturday night in Santa Monica, Calif.
The Kenyan-Mexican actress was named one of the best dressed for the night in an haute couture by Ghanaian fashion designer Duaba Serwaa.
In an Instagram post shared by Duaba Serwaa, Lupita looked effortlessly elegant in the one-handed black dress while her sister, Fiona, and Shawn Corey Carter, known professionally as Jay-Z.
Fiona wore a long-sleeved black top that matched the tailored maxi skirt. She opted for a silver piece of jewelry while Lupita styled her natural hairstyle to complete her look.
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Many fashion influencers and industry players have commented on Duaba Serwaa’s series of Instagram posts.
This is Duaba Serwa
Surprising!!! So proud of you, Nelly ❤️❤️❤️ congratulations
Congratulations….To the world and beyond. #proud
Yes yes yes That’s it!!!
Congratulations Nellie!!! Glory to Jesus
Celebrities such as Rebecca Acheampong popularly referred to as Becca, actress, Nikki Samonas, former French Ambassador to Ghana, and HE Anne Sophie (Akosua) Ave have been spotted in Duaba Serwaa’s origami masterpiece.
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The event funds the Where Art Can Occur Theater Center, created by Tina Knowles-Lawson and Richard Lawson.
Knowles-Lawson’s daughter Beyoncé made a red carpet appearance with former Destiny’s Child bandmates Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams, as well as Lori Harvey, Issa Rae, Quinta Brunson and more.
For the occasion, Beyoncé chose a custom strapless Gucci mermaid dress with silver star embellishments on the chest. She chose Lorraine Schwartz jewelry, pink satin opera gloves with ruffles on the shoulder, black sunglasses and a simple black handbag as accessories.
The lavish event featured a vintage “Harlem Nights” theme, inviting guests to dress to impress in outfits that evoked the vintage glitz and glamor for which Harlem was famous from the 1920s through the 1950s.
Meet the young fashion designer working with killer icons in Ghana
Earlier, YEN.com.gh wrote about the Ghanaian fashion designer, Ezekiel Yartel who is the mastermind behind the most stylish red carpet dresses worn by Ghanaian celebrities.
At the recently concluded Emy Africa Awards, held at the Grand Arena, young Ghanaian designer Ezekiel Yartel was honored.
A plethora of women’s fashion icons from Ghana have collaborated with Ezekiel, a specialist in made-to-measure women’s outfits.
Yartel Gh has established itself as one of the leading providers of bespoke and fitted wedding wear.
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