Top Nigerian media personality and founder of Aboutthatcurvylife; Latasha Ngwube bagged the Trailblazer Award for “Ladies Who Inspire” at this years edition of ELOY (Exquisite Ladies Of The Year) Awards. Latasha received her award at the grand ceremony held on Sunday at The Intercontinental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos. Latasha who is known for promoting body acceptance through her website and pioneering the inclusion of plus size fashion on Africa’s biggest runway, wowed in a creamy white beaded dress with cut out sleeves by Makioba, the perfectly hugged her incredible curves.
Latasha Ngwube has much to celebrate this year, from inspiring thousands of plus size women and men across the continent and receiving international acclaim for her work with the Aboutthatcurvylife Collective, the media personality has been a force to be reckoned with in the fashion industry (and beyond), And she’s showing no signs of slowing down.
Filled with appreciation and gratitude, Latasha took to Instagram to share her excitement, here’s what she said;
“So much to be thankful for really! I was bestowed with the Trailblazer Award for “Ladies Who Inspire” on Sunday at the ELOYs. I had NO idea that was in the works and let’s just say it was an interesting evening. Thank you @tewaonasanya thank you @exquisitemagazinenig thank you @ifeomawilliams @toyosiphillips @debolalagos and @themcernestcompany Making a difference in how women see themselves means the world to me. Changing perceptions and creating an ecosystem of “alternatives”, integrating and unifying… a world where EVERY body enjoys the right to be beautiful and fitting into society’s standard of beauty is a thing of the past. It’s not inventing a cure for cancer or advancing technology, it’s simply telling many that they matter and within them lies the capacity to do more and be more ? #aboutthatcurvylife #womanofsubstance #purposedrivenlife #Queen
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