Blue Mbombo is Bridgerton perfect in a Barbie Pink Scalo gown
The Best Dressed Stars at Netflix’s Queen Charlotte premiere in Cape Town
Blue Mbombo was a standout at the African premiere of Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story in Cape Town recently. She made an unforgettable appearance in a dramatic cerise pink evening gown by Scalo, that featured intricate beading, exaggerated off-the-shoulder sleeves and a thigh-high slit. To add to her ensemble, she wore matching opera-length gloves and a lighter shade of pink ball-skirt - an ultimate magical look.
When the gown was unveiled on Cape Town Fashion Week's ramp in March, it sparked an immediate stir. The garment had been chosen for a special fashion show on the final night of the event, to honour 15 years of African Fashion International and its iconic designers, one being Scalo.
The model strutted down the runway, donning a headwrap and gloves. Her leg extended out fantastically beneath the gown, which was unmistakably Scalo- elegant, yet undeniably sultry.
It is a gown that always deserved a red carpet showing and when it finally had its moment in the spotlight, it delivered.
Netflix presented the African debut of Queen Charlotte at Quoin Rock Wine Farm in the Cape Town winelands. Golda Rosheuvel, the actor of Queen Charlotte in Bridgerton and Arsema Thomas, who portrays Lady Danbury in Queen Charlotte, the spin-off of the acclaimed period piece Bridgerton, also graced the event.
Invited were some of the most influential figures in fashion, social media, and the entertainment industry from around the continent.
It was attended by a bevy of well-dressed stars. These are the stars who impressed with their looks.
BEST DRESSED ATTENDEES AT Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story
The belles of the ball: Sharon Ooja, Priscilla Oja and Mercy Eke. The Nigerian stars shone with their fashionable interpretations of Regency-era style, ensuring they were the most stylish attendees of the night.
Fellas looking dapper: Idris Sultan, Leroya Siyafa and Kunle Remi made an impressive showing in Regency-inspired ensembles that brought a modern African flair.
Ladies in formation: Also causing commotion were Kate Actress (Catherine Kamau), Blue Mbombo and Lilian Afegbai, who held their own and made sure they earned they style plaudits.
Written By: Buhle Mbonambi