Category Archives: Nikki Billie Jean

Editorial: Indo-African by Eugene Simms

As most of you might know, ankara print fabrics are colorful cloths that are primarily associated with the African culture because of it’s motifs.   Even though ankara print fabrics are associated with the African culture, it’s origins are not authentically and wholly African.

Editorial: All Things Ankara by Get Boxed Photography

A few weeks ago, I linked up with Eugene Maddy of Get Boxed for an ankara print editorial photoshoot! The photoshoot was an assignment for a photography class at school his school. He received an “A” on the assignment and a feature in the school’s art gallery! See photos below:

TV Show: Jamacian Chef Shows Us How To Make Food With Superfood Spirulina on Smile Jamaica

Jamacian chef, Christopher Walker also known as chef Mek Muv, made an appearance on Smile Jamaica and showed viewers , how versatile it is to cook and prepare dishes with the superfood “spirulina”. He also showcased his two signature dishes, spirulina ravioli and a raw vegan spirulina avocado  also known as ”breeze-cake”. Sounds yummy.

Nikki Billie Jean: My Ankara Print Ball Gown for All Things Ankara Ball 2015

What a time to be alive! I am proud to say that All Things Ankara Ball 2015 was a huge success. With the All Things Ankara Ball 2015 campaign photos breaking the internet and with it being one of the most anticipated events of the year,I had to make sure my outfit was on point. So here […]

Ball: LOFA Magazine’s Best Dressed Women at the All Things Ankara Ball 2015

All Things Ankara Ball 2015 celebrated Nigeria’s 55th Independence in true regal African style on Saturday, October 17th, 2015 The official Nigeria Independence Ball and fully attended formal event took place at the luxurious Martin’s Caterers Camelot Embassy Ballroom in Upper Marlboro, Maryland. From dapper ankara print suits to couture ankara print gowns, guest dressed to the nines & […]

Interview: Raro Lae Talks with Jidenna About Collaboration with All Things Ankara Ball, Wizkid & more

At the All Things Ankara Ball 2015 campaign production, Raro Lae got a chance to chat with Jidenna about his collaboration With Wizkid, the Nigerian Renaissance All Things Ankara Ball Campaign, Patrick Amara of Parallel Magazine, Founder and Editor-In-Chief of All Things Ankara and more.

Nikki Billie Jean: Classic Woman. Classic Man.

Eugene took a few photos of me on my iPhone before we picked up Fear & Fancy. This was the day before the All Things Ankara Ball 2015 campaign shoot.

Fashion Show: The 3rd Annual Naturalista Hair Show Presents Ankara Chic Fashion Show

I had the honor of producing The 3rd Annual Naturalista Hair Show Presents Ankara Chic Fashion Show. The Fashion Show took place  Sunday, September 27th, 2015 at the Civic Center in Downtown Silver Spring. Fashion Designers included: Ankara Streets by Jess, Sultry Glamazon, Nikki Billie Jean & LAVIEbyCK Make-Up Artists included: Book Your Beat & Nathalyn Nunoo […]

Hair Show: The 3rd Annual Naturalista Hair Show 2015

The DMV’s biggest natural hair show and expo is back this fall! The 3rd Annual Naturalista Hair Show “Because Natural is The New Black” presented by N Natural Hair Studio returns with a one-day show TOMORROW Sunday, September 27th, 2015 at

Nikki Billie Jean: Lego Bowtie & Ankara Print Shorts

Happy Throwback Thursday Everyone! I wore this Janelle Monae Inspired Outfit back in 2013, to a fashion show when I was in college at Penn State The Lego Bowtie was everyone’s favorite part of my outfit! My Lego Bowties are still my best seller! If you are interested head on down to my online store: […]

Night Club: Jidenna and Janelle Monáe The Eephus Tour DC & Bliss Night Club DC

On Saturday, August 15th, 2015, “Janelle Monáe and Wondaland presents The Eephus Tour”  made its way to The Howard Theatre in Washington, D.C. I went to the concert and I can say that, Wondaland put on amazing show! If you were not at the concert you missed out, big time! They still have a few more […]

Nikki Billie Jean: My Ankara Print Cape & Capri Jumpsuit for All Things Ankara Fashion Week 2015

‘ Namaste. Way Up I Feel Blessed! Hey Everyone! Today I present to you my outfit for All Things Ankara Fashion Week 2015