Wednesday, February 14, 2007

Ozwald Boateng and Lemar at the 2007 Elle Style Awards.

Lemar, who arrived solo the event, looked handsome in his black and white tux.
Fun Fact about Lemar:
He gave up an opportunity to study pharmacy at the Cardiff University to pursue a musical career. Lemar had some success in his musical career supporting Destiny's Child and achieving a record deal.
Fashion designer to the stars Ozwald Boateng with his wife who match her black cocktail dress to his black tie.
Ozwald and his wife
loves the funky black and white shoes!
Ozwald is set to outfit Forest Whitaker and Djimon Hounsou for the 2007 Oscars. "Ozwald Boateng was excitedly planning the suits he’ll create for BAFTA-winning Best Actor, Forest "The Last King of Scotland" Whitaker and Blood Diamond star, Djimon Hounsou, to wear to the Oscars." {Source}
Ozwald Boateng
On a side note, Ozwald Boateng and Patrick Awuah, two influential Ghanians are being recongized by The World Economic Forum {WEF} for their work ethics.
Ozwald also served as a panel judging 25 finalists in the prestigious "Golden Shears" tailoring competition.
"A YOUNG seamstress from Sudbury Hill has reached the final of the prestigious "Golden Shears" tailoring competition. And hotshot designer Ozwald Boateng will be on the panel judging the 25 finalists from across the country. Gbemi Oyebade, 20, of Greenford Road, Sudbury Hill, has beaten off more than 70 entrants to reach the final where the winner could win a massive £2,000 first prize and receive the coveted golden shears." {Source} And in related news, "Givenchy is this season showing its latest creations by appointment only rather than on the catwalk after the expiry of the contract of British designer Ozwald Boateng, seen here in 2005. He has been the creative force behind Givenchy's menswear since 2003." (Yahoo)
Ozwald Boateng and Giorgio Armani at Milan Fashion Week Menswear Fall/Winter 2007 - Giorgio Armani.
Ozwald and Armani
Fun Facts about Ozwald Boateng:
He outfitted Jamie Foxx for the 2005 Oscars.
He was appointed creative director of Givenchy menswear in 2003.

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