Red Carpet Glam Moments With YaYa DaCosta, Michelle Obama, Ashley Madekwe, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, & Annie Ilonzeh

The holiday season has bought out stylish red carpet glam moments featuring YaYa DaCosta, First Lady Michelle Obama, Ashley Madekwe, Annie Ilonzeh and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley. In need of something fresh to wear this New Year’s, check out these five did it.


First Lady Michelle Obama

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First Lady Michelle Obama wears a strapless cobalt blue Vera Wang dress to attend the 2011 Kennedy Honors with husband, President Barack Obama. From the ‘updo to the drop earrings, Michelle shined. It’s a perfect dress choice for a catered, high class event!

Ashley Madekwe



The British-Nigerian actress/fashion blogger, of the hit ABC series Revenge, attended the 2011 GQ Man of the Year party in a cream Herve Leger cut-out dress with her favorite Prada heels. Her look mixed up edgy and trendy thanks to her black leather motorcycle jacket and flirty Herve Leger dress. This is a perfect look to wear out in the clubs.

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

Rosie in Burberry Prorsum SS 2012

Rosie in Burberry Prorsum SS 2012

The Transformers star is the latest celebrity to be obsessed with Burberry Prorsum’s African-Inspired prints when she stepped out in a body-hugging high-waisted skirt at the label’s Paris Boutique opening. It’s no surprise Rosie’s wearing Burberry Prorsum as she’s the current brand face for their Burberry Body fragrance. Rosie’s skirt was first seen on model Joan Smalls at the label’s Spring/Summer 2012 runway presentation during London Fashion Week. Rosie’s entire look is definite look to wear on date night.

Annie Ilonzeh

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Annie Ilonzeh hung out with her Charlie’s Angels co-star and friend Minka Kelly at the launch of Micheal Kors Roberston Boutique Launch. There Annie and Minka took a kodak photo with actress Zoe Saldana. If you’re looking something hip and fashion-forward to wear for a fun night out with your best friend, test out Annie’s look.

YaYa DaCosta

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YaYa DaCosta continues to dazzle on the red carpet. Here she pairing a mustard yellow beaded shrug over a black satin column dress at the 2011 Women for Women International Gala at the Museum of Modern Art. If you’re going to add a dramatic flair to your LBD, throw a funky shrug like YaYa. hopes these looks inspire you for your upcoming New Year’s festivities! Happy Holidays!

image credits – Getty

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About culturaltoast

Cultural Toast is a blogazine run by Chioma, a Nigerian Metropolitan-based fashion writer. This blogazine celebrates with a cultural toast to a post-1960 Nigeria with its focus on entertainment and fashion news. African fashion, style and trends will be readily available on

Posted on December 6, 2011, in African Fashion, Annie Ilonzeh, Ashley Madekwe, Burberry Prorsum, Cultural Pose, Cultural Presence, Nigeria. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

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