The Urban Market Place (TUM) presents… TUM Couture 2014
was held on Sunday, July 20th 2014
at Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center at University of Maryland, College Park, MD
The event was filled with Vibrant Vendors from all over who presented a fresh perspective on personal event styling and offered their best deals, tasty treats, and a spectacular fashion show I definitely had to check out “All Things dealing with Ankara” at the event Pictures and Recap on the Event is Below and Enjoy!
Mondern Contempo was the furniture sponsor for the event!
Me on the Red Carpet!
Troy Massa of
Leone Consulting and Marketing Group
Our Videographer & Partners
Yetunde Sarumi of Pretty Girls Sew and I
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Puksies Wardrobe Models
Emmanuela “Emma” Flomo aka
@AfewDarkWomen on Instagram (Right Side)
Model Wema Enofe
@WemaEnofe on Instagram
really brought the theme of this year’s showcase “(TUM Couture)” to life The home decor was truly the definition of Couture!
Moni Osibodu aka @BadGirlMo (On Instagram)
Interviewing Founder/Creative Director of Zuvaa
in Modern Contempo Throne Chair
(**BackDrop and 3D Wall Panels also by Modern Contempo**)
I ran into
Zenas Tobi Okanlawon Had to stop her and take a picture of her rocking a pair of shredded ankara earrings
Aren’t they just fab?
She made them as well Contact her Via Facebook to get a pair if you are interested! https://www.facebook.com/zenas.okanlawon
Before I Entered the Main Room
Vendors with Tastey Treats,
grabbed my attention, especially Adachic!
Adachic Event Planning
I didn’t get a chance to try the deserts that are in the center of the table =(
Many People told me at the event it was really good =)
Adachic looked so nice in their Ankara Skirts!
Love Love Love!
Aso Damisi definately caught my eye!
Aso Damisi section was set up very nicely at TUM!
Loveeeee the fabrics!
Lovely Business Cards!
Ran into Kelechi !!
The Founder & Creative Director of Zuvaa
Behind the Scenes
Interviewing Kelechi about Zuvaa
Video Footage by Troy Massa of Leone CMG
Check Out the Video at the End of this Blog Post Below
Talk about Ankara Accessory Heaven!!!
The baby bibs and shoes are to cute!
LOVE THE BANGLES!
Fashion/Personal Style Blogger
Stella of Jadore Fashion
Afritribe Just Launched their Summer Collection
my fave from the collection is the Ankara Inspired Jersey
If you didn’t know by know I am obsessed with blazers
This blazer is amazing!
House of Fashion
Loved Saraloge’s Ankara Tops
and the button detail on the collar
Fashion/Personal Style Blogger
Nife of Skinny Hipster
Puksies Wardrobe/Glam By Isoken
My Home Girl Isoken, Efikzara(on the left)
and Puksies Wardrobe Models
Who wants an Absterr Top?
Isoken of Puksies Wardrobe
talking after her fashion show segment!
Had to get a picture with the Isoken
aka “Iro & Buba Princess”
The Curators of TUM
DeeDee George & Somachi Kachikwu
about to reveal the winners of the raffle contest
The raffle tickets were in the ankara bag!
I won a pillow from
Click the Link Below to Get One :
Troy Massa of Leone CMG our videographer and Friend of All Things Ankara won the GRAND PRIZE A Samsung TV and Apple TV Congrats!
I interview Kelechi Anyadiegqu
Founder and Creative Director of Zuvaa,
Somachi Kachikwu, Co-Founder of TUM
Check Out the Video Below by:
Troy Massa of Leone Consulting & Marketing Group
I had a wonderful time at TUM Couture 2014!
Hope You Enjoyed the Pictures!
Can’t Wait for Next Year
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One thought on “Events: The Urban Market Place presents TUM Couture 2014 (Recap)”
Fantastic recap!! Many thanks for sharing….so happy you won a gift too! And it's Ankara, how fab is that!!