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Author Archives: Nikki Billie Jean

Nikki Billie Jean: Red Ankara Suit & Tie for She Rocks 2014

Hi everyone! Last week, I attended Love Life Media presents She Rocks 2014. Advertisements

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Music Video: Eva Alordiah – DEAF

  Watch the exciting visuals for Nigerian female rapper, Eva’s single “DEAF”. The music video was directed by Patrick Elis and  captured on different location around Lagos State, Nigeria. “DEAF” is produced by budding young producer “Gray Jon’Z”  and is a single off Eva’s soon-to-be released E.P.

Campaign: “Back To The Basics” Nikki Billie Jean Collection 2013 Collection Campaign

Today, I present to you”Back To The Basics”  Nikki Billie Jean Collection Campaign (previously Billie Jean Bowties & Designs 2013) . This is my first ever fashion lookbook for my bowtie accessories. I am so grateful for the outcome. The collection takes it “back to the basics” with colorblocking, natural afros and classic attire.

Nikki Billie Jean: Quelly Rue’s “Naturally Me” Tee for the Naturalista Hair Show 2013

Are You N? On Sunday, July 28th, 2013. I attended the 1st ever Naturalista Hair Show in Silver Spring, MD. Attending the hair show made me proud to be “N” or Natural!   Upon seeing Quelly Rues’s “Naturally Me” Tee on Instagram, I thought it would be the perfect shirt to wear the hair show. I am […]

Nikki Billie Jean: Kente Print Peplum Top With A Teal Blue Pencil Skirt

Would you believe me if I told you I had this kente peplum top since 2006? The tank top was made when my family and I went to Nigeria in 2006. Who knew I would still be wearing it 7 years later. It shows you how timeless African clothing is.

Ankara Street Style of The Day: Irony of Ashi

Today’s Ankara Street Style of The Day is Agatha of Irony of Ashi. Agatha is wearing a half shoulder ankara print peplum top, a pair of ankara print earrings, a blue skirt, black pumps and an array of accessories. See more photos below.

Lookbook: Boxing Kitten Spring/Summer 2013 Collection

Boxing Kitten brings to the upcoming season mixed ankara prints and 1950s inspired silhouettes cuts.  The collection features body conturing pieces, longer hemlines and asymmetrical peplum details with bold styles. See photos from the collection below.

Camp: Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Presented with Ankara Skirt During Visit to Camp GLOW in Lilongwe, Malawi

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visited Camp GLOW (Girls Leading Our World) an annual, world wide young women’s empowerment camp, organized and run by Peace Corps Volunteers, in Lilongwe, Malawi during her recent visit Africa.

Nikki Billie Jean: Kente Print Janelle Monae Inspired Outfit to PSU Touch of Africa 2012

I am doing Throwback Thursday a little early! Here is an outfit I wore back in 2012 to an event at my alma mater Penn State called Touch of Africa. I wanted to wear an outfit that I usually would not wear at that time so I went with a Kente Print Janelle Monae Inspired […]

Celebrity Style: Lady Gaga in a Burberry Prorsum Spring/Summer 2012 Ankara Jacket

We love when celebrities wear ankara print clothing! On November 17th 2011, Lady Gaga was spotted in an ankara print jacket by Burberry Prorsum from their Spring/Summer 2012 collection.

Fashion Show: Burberry Prorsum Spring 2012 Ready-to-Wear Collection

With all the real-time tweeting and Facebooking and red-carpet YouTubing and Instagramming that wrapped today’s Burberry show in a great big techno-bow, it’s no wonder Christopher Bailey wanted to step back and, as he put it, “celebrate things that take time to do.”