Hey BellaStylistas,

We’re revisiting the unforgettable Africa Soft Power Gala & Awards, where influential voices from across the continent and the diaspora came together to celebrate African excellence, creativity, and cultural output in action.

Embracing the theme of sustainability and glamour, guests proudly showcased exquisite outfits from iconic African fashion labels, local designers, and gifted tailors. Join us as we check out 10 fascinating looks from the event:

Tariro Washe Filmmaker; Managing Director, Meso Mavari

Wearing: Gems of Dune (Zimbwabe)


Amadou Gallo Fall President, Basketball Africa League (BAL)

Wearing a tailor-made piece

Michaella Rugwizangoga Chief Tourism Officer, Rwanda Development Board (RDB)

Wearing: Touty Official (Senegal)

Qali Id Storyteller, Communications Consultant, and Creator of The Qonnect Podcast

Wearing: Mosions (Rwanda)

Ozonnia Ojielo Resident Coordinator and Representative, UN Secretary-General to Rwanda

Wearing a tailor-made piece

Ignatius Chibututu Attorney, The City Law Associates

Wearing a tailor-made Aso Oke

Chike Obianwu Deputy Managing Partner, Templars Law 

Wearing: Black Jewel (Nigeria)

Nkiru Balonwu Founder & Creative Director, Africa Soft Power 

Wearing: Tiffany Amber Official (Nigeria)

Oriane A. Canfrin Head, Marketing & Communication, Ecobank Côte d’Ivoire 

Wearing: Kanyana (Rwanda)

Markus Green Board Member, Attorney General Alliance & VP/Ass. General Counsel, Pfizer Inc 

Wearing: Ebewele Brown Bespoke (Nigeria)