“Nigerian Renaissance”

All Things Ankara Ball 2015 Campaign featuring Jessica Chibueze & Jidenna 

Nigerian Renaissance:  |Ni-ge-rian Re-nais-sance |[\nī-ˈjir-ē-ən\ – re-nə-ˈsän(t)s]| -noun  1. The beautiful marriage of French Renaissance and Nigerian-African aesthetics.  2. To display, expose & educate, the public and the world to the rich culture of a Nigerian Renaissance man and woman though illuminating Ankara Print Fashion and vibrant craftsmanship.

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All Things Ankara Ball 2015 Film also on Vimeo (HERE)
 

Credits

All Things Ankara 2015 Ambassadors: Jessica Chibueze & Jidenna

Founder, Producer, Costume Designer & Wardrobe Stylist: Nikki Billie Jean, All Things Ankara

Creative Director/Co-Event Producer: Troy Massa, Leone Consulting & Maketing Group (Leone CMG)

Photographer: Patrick Amara, Parellel Magazine

Parallel Magazine Team: Toyin AkindeleDonna Abrahamson, Benjamin Joseph, Tracy Cohen, Gabrielle Aka & Brandon Wright

Videographer: Isaiah Headen, Paul B. Jones, Brandon Sorensen & Mark Wilkens , Les Joueurs Photography

Flower Bearers: Adliad Kwawu (Elaine Afrika) & Edna Conteh (Edna Gazell)

Guards: Arnold Philip (Team Yaga) & Giovanni Ferrer (GioFilipinoHair)

Dancers: University of Maryland Afrochique Dance Team

(Augustine Manga, Nkem Nwogbo, Isioma Obima & Yolanda Peprah)

Hair Stylist: Sheri Jhon Salon, Sheri Johnson (Jessica’s Hair)

Make-Up Artist: FlappJack, Aisha Sulaiman

Designers: Glad Fabrix, Nikki Billie Jean, OhemaaCloset, Madam Kateri Jewelry & Timmy Ajulo

Jidenna’s Wardrobe:

           Jacket & Pants: Timmy Ajulo, Timilehin Ajulo

Epaulettes & Aiguilette,Sash & Belt: Nikki Billie Jean, Nicolette Orji

Jessica’s Wardrobe

Gown: OhemmaCloset, Sarah Mensah

Earrings: Madam Kateri Jewelry, Eleanor Tannis

Flower Bearer’s Wardrobe

Fabric: African Eleganza

Guard’s Wardrobe

      Fabric: African Eleganza

Neckpieces: Unique by Reelia, Dede Reelia Kouevi

Pants: Nikki Billie Jean & OhemaaCloset

Dancer’s Wardrobe

  Gladis, Glad Fabrix

Soundtracks:

“Suite II Overture” by Janelle Monáe & “Gallardo” by Runtown ft. Davido

Special Thanks:

Whippa Wiley, Fear & Fancy, Wondaland & Miss Ronnie (Nikki’s Mom)

See the post on allthingsankara.com