The Best Looks at the Real Housewives of Lagos Premiere in Johannesburg + Everything We Know from Episode 1 (Spoiler Alert)

By: Anita Hosanna (@anitahosanna)

On April 8th The Real Housewives of Lagos premiered on Showmax and Africa’s elite came out to support on the pink carpet! Held in Johannesburg South Africa, the theme of the night was ‘A Celebration of Africa’ and you can only image what phenomenal looks were ahead. Here are the top looks from the guests and cast, starting with the host of the gathering, Bonang Matheba:

Bonang Matheba

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South African media personality stunned in a Mathopeda Atelier cape dress for her first look. She later revealed a second ensemble by Gert-Johan Coetzee!

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Her makeup was done by Simphiwe Celeste and hair by Matlhogonolo!

Mihlali Ndamase

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South African entrepreneur Mihlali Ndamase wore a gown by Keys Fashion along with Dolce and Gabbana pumps and purse. With her makeup done by Natasha Mooko, she looked exquisite.

Sarah Langa

South African influencer Sarah Langa wore a Rich Mnisi jumpsuit.

Khanyi Mbau

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Netflix’s ‘Young, Famous and African’ star Khanyi Mbau was dressed by Port of LNG with beauty by Zahmaz Makeup.

Londie London

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The Real Housewives of Durban South Africa cast member Londie London showed up for her girls glimmering in Styles by Tumi and jewels by Elegante by Noxy Mseleku. Her glam squad included makeup artist Clara Chimeloane and B Glam Hair.

Mariam Timmer

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Mariam looked like a real life princess in Mide by Mide, styled by Moses Ebite with makeup by Beezglam Studio. In episode one we learn that she’ll be making her series debut during episode 2!

Chioma Ikokwu

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Chioma brought African royalty to the RHOL premiere South Africa wearing a couture gown by Weiz Dhurm Franklyn, headpiece by Zubby Definition, butterfly hair accessories by S. Mofenik Millinery and a Banke Kuku handbag. Her makeup was done by Beezblam Studios.

Alice Iyabo

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Life of the party, Actress Alice Iyabo was dripping in a gold ensemble designer by Priscilla Ajoke Ojo and made by Lasosa by Pam Pam. Her accessories were provided by Debby Footwears.

Toyin ‘Tiannah’ Lawani

Toyin the fashion goddess posed at the premiere in one of her own Elegante by Tiannah designs. In the first episode we got to meet her family, watch the fashion designer at work and plan her 40th birthday, ‘Tiannah Fortified’ .

We also witnessed longtime friends Tiannah and Iyabo meet Chioma for the first time at one of her restaurants. Later on in the episode, Tiannah held a launch event for her daughter’s kidswear brand! Here the girls are introduced to fellow cast member Carolyna Hutchings (not present at the Johannesburg premiere) in a slightly awkward encounter! Check out her lavish Lux by Becca look worn on the episode, styled by Tenny Coco with makeup by Afolabi Dare.

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Also present at Tiannah’s kidswear party in episode 1 was Boss lady Laura Ekeji (who did not make it to the premiere in Johannesburg or Lagos). Tensions between Laura and Chioma rise when Laura refers to her as a friend while Chioma considered her a ‘client’ of Good Hair.

Stay tuned for more updates from the show and looks from the cast! What say you?

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