Red carpet inspo: Destiny Etiko rocks N30k dress for movie role, it took 48 hours to create

Red carpet inspo: Destiny Etiko rocks N30k dress for movie role, it took 48 hours to create

  • Talented Nollywood actress, Destiny Etiko, recently shared a totally elegant photo of herself on Instagram
  • The filmstars left jaws hanging on social media after she posed in an exquisitely designed costume dress for a movie role
  • Thanking the designer, Ogochukwu Janet, Destiny commended her for doing an 'amazing work' as a Nollywood costumier

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Nollywood actress, Destiny Etiko, is one Nigerian celebrity who loves to get people talking with almost every photo she puts out.

Walking on sunshine: Destiny Etiko's dress for movie role is serving major red carpet vibes
The Nollywood actress often gets people talking with her sense of style. Photo credit: @destinyetiko
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The filmstar who is blessed with generous curves in the right places is never afraid to flaunt it on social media and at events that require playing dress-up.

Just recently, she took to her Instagram page to share an absolutely stunning photo of herself, looking radiant in a piece by Ogochukwu Janet, a Nigerian designer.

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However, as gorgeous as the bright yellow dress looks, it is however, for a movie character Etiko is playing in a film.

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Standing pretty in the look, the only thing missing is an award in her hands - for the best dressed, of course.

Save for the busy high-platformed heels, everything about this dress screams red carpet. From the structured wing long-sleeve, the beautiful embellishment around the neckline and bustline, down to the tigh-high opening in the front with a drape to give it the flowy effect, this dress is pure elegance.

Sharing the dress, the actress accompanied it with an appreciative post.

In her words:

"I wanna specially appreciate my sister and a colleague @ogo_okechig2 for the amazing job she has been doing as a Nollywood costume designer ‍Your passion and dedication to your job is top notch and I pray for more blessings and grace of God in your life and business IJN AMEN. MORE SPEED "

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Contrary to the ridiculously high amount of money some celebrities spend on their looks, Destiny's look which was designed for a movie she is in, is quite pocket-friendly - all things considering.

In an exclusive interview with the designer, Ogochukwu Janet, learnt that the elegant sunny dress took two days to make and more interestingly, it costs N30,000.

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This is relatively cheap if one takes a look at how often celebrities splash hundreds of thousands trying to get edgy red carpet looks.

Destiny Etiko's vibrant dress may be a costume but there it can easily pass for a red carpet look and we are here for it!

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When it comes to mainstream Nigerian fashion, it is no news that loud, shiny and daring looks take the front seats.

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From exotic and extravagant hair extensions, bold makeup and boisterous outfits, there is no dulling the shine of a Nigerian celebrity when it comes to living in the spotlight.

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