Oti Mabuse shows off her lithe legs in a glamorous black mini dress as the former Strictly star attends Forever Unique’s launch party
Oti Mabuse looked nothing short of sensational when she got the ForeverUnique x Karl Willett launch party in London on Monday night.
The former Strictly Come Dancing star, 32, dressed to impress in a deep dazzling black long sleeve mini dress.
The professional dancer and TV judge lifted her body in a pair of black strappy heels and carried her belongings in a stylish clutch bag.
Dressed to impress: Oti Mabuse looked nothing short of sensational as she attended the ForeverUnique x Karl Willett launch party in London on Monday night
She looked cheerful as she posed in the glamorous sequined number that showcased her incredible figure.
Oti styled her short accentuated locks poker straight and adorned them with a chic pair of gold earrings.
The star seemed excited when she was joined by a friend in a glamorous silver pants and blazer combination.
Incredible: The former Strictly Come Dancing star, 32, dressed to impress in a deep dazzling black long-sleeved mini dress
It comes after Strictly fans had to miss one of the show’s most beloved stars when Oti was nowhere to be seen at the launch last week.
The BBC hit is back for a new series, which sees the famous contestants team up with their professional dance partners.
But two-time champion Oti was absent as she previously confirmed she would not be returning for the 2022 series as she focuses on other projects.
Stunning: The professional dancer and TV judge raised her frame in a pair of black strappy heels and carried her belongings in a stylish clutch bag
All smiles: Oti styled her short accentuated locks poker straight and adorned with a chic pair of gold hoop earrings while joined by a friend who looked fabulous in a dazzling silver outfit
Her absence was striking to many viewers who quickly took to social media to express their sadness that she would not be seen this season.
Oti took to Instagram in February and confirmed she would not be returning to the BBC One dance show after seven years.
Oti shared a selection of photos from her time on Strictly, including photos of herself with her celebrity partners, and a group photo from the latest series.
She captioned the post: ‘Never easy to say goodbye ♥️ I’ve been part of the most amazing TV show, Strictly Come Dancing for the past seven years and it’s been an incredible time.
Departure: It comes after Strictly fans had to miss one of the show’s most beloved stars when Oti was nowhere to be seen during the launch last week (pictured with Kelvin Fletcher in 2019)
Lifting the glitter ball twice and having the best trip with all my celebrities, as well as meeting and working with the best team, crew, producers, celebs and incredible professional dancers!
“You are my family and I adore you all forever. Thank you @sarahjamesface @jack.will.g and @jasongilkison for really believing in me.
‘I am really so grateful to the BBC and will always remember that Strictly and BBC brought me to the UK – that I now call my home and I have learned and grown so much. Thank you from the bottom of my heart.
“I cannot put into words how difficult this decision has been, but I have decided not to return for the next series.
“Dance will always be my first love and to everyone, especially my family, friends, strictly fans and judges who have been my support throughout my strict journey, thank you for being incredible!
You are irreplaceable in my heart and made every day unforgettable! I love you. I will always keep dancing! and I will never forget my wonderful Strict experience! Much love Oti xxx.’
She left Strictly after winning the Glitterball trophy in two consecutive years with Emmerdale star Kelvin Fletcher. and comedian Bill Bailey.
Memories: Oti shared a selection of photos highlighting her time on Strictly, including photos of herself with her celebrity partners (pictured with Bill Bailey in 2020)