Tag Archives: Nikki Billie Jean

Nikki Billie Jean: At The 5th Annual Naturalista Hair Show 2017 + Wearing the Ankara African Print High Waisted Midi Skirt by Jis Bèl

Hey ankaranistas! Happy Monday! Hope everyone had an enjoyable weekend. This past Saturday, I attended the 5th annual Naturalista Hair Show in Silver Spring, Maryland.

Nikki Billie Jean: Afrodesiac Worldwide Infinity Wrap Jumpsuit for All Things Ankara Pop Up 2017: DMV (July 2017)

Howdy ankaranistas! Here is what I wore to All Things Ankara Pop Up 2017: DMV (Summer Edition) (July 2017). For the pop up, I usually pull an item from on the designers vending at the pop up. I picked this jumpsuit because I knew it would go perfect with my hair. Don’t you just love these […]

Nikki Billie Jean: Mode9ine Jamila Keyhole Bell Sleeve Dress for Edom and Wole’s 2017 Wedding

My cousin Wole, on my mom’s side of the family, got married a few weeks ago to his wife Edom. When I found out Edom was from Ethiopia, I knew this was going to be an exciting cultural fusion wedding.

Nikki Billie Jean: My 25th Birthday! Dinner at Carolina’s Kitchen + Ankara Print Cupcakes

For my 25th birthday, I went to Carolina Kitchen with my brother and mom. Carolina Kitchen is a popular southern cuisine restaurant in the D.C., Maryland & Virginia area. We went to the Hyattsville location.

Nikki Billie Jean: My 25th Birthday! Nikki Billie Jean Purple Ankara Print Suit+ Blue Ankara Print Longsleeve Button Up Shirt

On Wednesday, October 5th, I celebrated my 25th birthday. Yay! I am officially a quarter of a century old.

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:

Ball: “Nigerian Excellence” All Things Ankara Ball 2015

All Things Ankara Ball 2015 celebrated Nigeria’s 55th Independence in true regal African style. The highly anticipated first inaugural All Things Ankara Ball hit the Washington, D.C. area by storm 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 […]

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 […]

Campaign: “Nigerian Renaissance” All Things Ankara Ball 2015 Campaign featuring Jessica Chibueze & Jidenna

It is my great honor and pleasure to introduce “Nigerian Renaissance” All Things Ankara Ball 2015 campaign featuring Jessica Chibueze & Jidenna. All Things Ankara Ball is a formal social event in which the guest attend in luxurious, classy, elegant & couture Ankara Print Attire. It is the official Nigeria Independence Ball and will include electrifying music, […]

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: […]