Events: The Urban Market Place presents TUM Couture 2014 (Recap)

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!
Modern Contempo

Me on the Red Carpet!
Troy Massa of
 Leone Consulting and Marketing Group 
(Leone CMG)
Our Videographer & Partners
Yetunde Sarumi of Pretty Girls Sew and I
Check Out her Websites 

Puksies Wardrobe Models

Emmanuela “Emma” Flomo aka
@AfewDarkWomen on Instagram
(Right Side)

Model Wema Enofe
@WemaEnofe on Instagram

Modern Contempo
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 
Kelechi Anyadiegwu
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!

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
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

Salone Starr

Talk about Ankara Accessory Heaven!!!

The baby bibs and shoes are to cute!
Fashion/Personal Style Blogger
Stella of Jadore Fashion

Electic Goodies

Afri Tribe

Afritribe Just Launched their Summer Collection
my fave from the collection is the Ankara Inspired Jersey

Valerie Black 
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
“Iro & Buba Princess” 
Check Out the Outfit Post on my Outfit 
(Here) & (Here)

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 
Electic Goods
Click the Link Below to Get One :

Troy Massa of Leone CMG
our videographer and Friend of All Things Ankara
A Samsung TV and Apple TV

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
(Leone CMG)

I had a wonderful time at TUM Couture 2014!
Hope You Enjoyed the Pictures!
Can’t Wait for Next Year
For more info on TUM (The Urban Market Place) & Pictures
Check Out: 
Don’t Forget to 
Check Out the Outfit Post on my Outfit 

Nikki Billie Jean, Editor-In-Chief

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