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Beyonce Slays in Ankara – Do You Want to Hear Her Fela-Inspired Album?

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It’s Queen Bey the ankara slayer! The singer showed off this long-sleeve ankara jacket with a deep V neck and leather belt, paired it with a below the knee black pencil skirt and Christian Louboutin blush pumps with gold-capped toes on her Instagram page recently. She must really be feeling the Nigerian vibe because her long-time […]

Rihanna Rocks a Stella Jean Ankara Print Dress & Channels Olivia Pope for Her Day at the White House

RihRih’s hooked on Shonda Rhimes’ Scandal series too! The Bajan singer enjoyed a day at the White House yesterday rocking an Ankara print dress from Stella Jean’s Fall 2014 collection. Rihanna shared a number of pictures from her visit on her Instagram page a few hours ago and each picture uploaded had a ‘Scandal’-related caption. […]

Ex-President Obasanjo Rocks Ankara Wrapper – PHOTO

Former president of Nigeria Olusegun Obasanjo sure knows how to tie a wrapper very well! He rocked the look while celebrating with NAWOJIANS (National Association Of Women Journalists) in his house in Abeokuta on Wednesday for a silver jubilee celebration, according to Sahara Reporters. Obasanjo reportedly wore the wrapper to show solidarity with the women. […]

Bejeweled Ankara Fabulosity! See the Full Lisa Folawiyo Spring/Summer 2015 Collection Showcase

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Great news fashion lovers – the Lisa Folawiyo Spring/Summer 2015 collection is here! Last week we let you in on the Nigerian brand’s 1st solo showcase in New York and shared the first photos from the collection with you too. Now we have all the fabulous photos of the collection for your viewing pleasure. The showcase […]

Adorable Overload! Shells Naija debuts Ankara-Inspired Kids Line – Shells Belles Kidz

That smile on our face is what happens when you see adorable girls wearing really cute ankara-inspired dresses. U.S-based designer Shells Naija has released its kids’ fashion line inspired by popular and classic ankara fabric – Shells Belles Kidz. The line’s 2014 Summer collection features and colourful mix of silk, sequins and chiffon fabrics in unique […]

3 Gorgeous Ankara Infused Wedding Guest Looks! | Gee of KnotsVilla

Today I have finally decided to return the favor and guest post for BN. After Ink happily invaded my blog with her post on Nigerian Bridesmaids and their headpieces, I just had to retaliate I have chosen to share with you, wedding style boards which I have been obsessing over lately. Thinking of BN Weddings and […]

Wild Style from the 2014 Wireless Festival! Tinie Tempah in Ankara, Kanye West in a Mask, Iggy Azalea & More

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The 2014 Wireless Festival is going right now in Birmingham and London, England. This year’s lineup is world class including Kanye West, Iggy Azalea, Rita Ora, Pharrell Williams and many more. BN has picked a number of the interesting looks from Day 1 and 2 of the Festival. Check on it. We start with our […]

#DoItYourselfNaija – How to Make 5-Minute Ankara Jacket in Pidgin English

Hey stylish people! For the debut issue of their new feature, #DoItYourselfNaija, AsurfTV is giving you quick tutorials on how to get stylish fast. The best part? They’re doing it in Pidgin English. In today’s feature, you get a fab DIY on how to make a 5-minute ankara jacket. I know, sounds impossible right? Well […]

Register Now & Learn to Make Ankara Accessories with the ST Colours A-School Online Course!

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Do you want to learn to make Ankara accessories but have never found the time or place that’s right for you? Well, with the ST Colours A-School online courses, you can not only do it from the convenience of your home, but it is a quick and easy way to realize your dream. You can […]

Stephanie Linus is an Ankara Belle at Vlisco’s Award Night in Ghana

Nollywood actress Stephanie Linus was spotted in Accra, Ghana, on Saturday 5th April 2014 for the Vlisco Women’s Month Award Night. Stephanie who arrived in a stylish Ankara one-shoulder dress co-hosted the event. It is part of her role as the face of Vlisco’s “Dare to Dream” campaign for the International Women’s Day. Eugena Tachie-Menson […]

Ankara Glam at Vlisco’s 2014 Awards Night! Stephanie Linus, Joke Silva, Adesuwa Onyenokwe & Ezinne Akudo

On Sunday 30th March 2014, VLISCO held its Women’s Month Awards Night in Lagos. The event honours outstanding achievements of West and Central African women. Adesuwa Onyenokwe, the Publisher of TW Magazine won the Vlisco Women’s Month Award for Nigeria. Guests present at the event include Stephanie Linus, Joke Silva, Tewa Onasanya, Jodie, Kaylah Oniwo, […]

Ankara Inspiration for Sunday Vibes! The Emua Spring/Summer 2014 Collection Lookbook

Happy Sunday BN Style fam! Giving you some fun & playful ankara inspiration for this relaxing Sunday is Nigerian design label Emua. Their Spring/Summer 2014 collection is themed with all the fun you can have with cute ankara dresses. The 2-in-1 collection’s theme has been named Omose and Oyato with simple yet chic sun dresses. […]

Join Patrick Ayanski at their Ankara Showcase in Abuja | Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd February 2014

The Patrick Ayanski showcase is here again. For ankara enthusiasts and buyers in Abuja, the brand will be holding their 2-day showcase of over 250 designs of chiffon, silk, organza, sequin, jersey and lace ankara and guipure lace for your shopping pleasure. If you need any of the above stated ankara for your engagement, bridal […]

Lace, Ankara, Velvet – You Name It, They’ve Got It! Shop for Fabrics at the Bodega Xmas Fabric Sale | Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th December 2013

Get your shopping carts ready because Bodega is set to excite customers by showcasing their Christmas Fabric Collection. They’ve got loads to offer. Products that will be showcased include Guipure Lace, Sequin Lace, Silk Chiffon, Chiffon Ankara, Silk Ankara, Sequin Ankara, Organza Ankara, Velvet, Dupion Silk and more. Discounts of up to 50% off selected […]

Get your Chiffon, Jersey, Silk & more Ankara at the Patrick Ayanski Trunk Show in Abuja | Friday 29th – Saturday 30th November 2013

Announcing the Trunk show for Patrick Ayanski in Abuja. The fabric retail & wholesale supplier will be showcasing over 250 designs of Chiffon Ankara, Silk Ankara, Organza Ankara, Jersey Ankara and its blings and crystals in Abuja. They also do bespoke designs fabrics services for aso-ebi and fashion collections. Are you a fashion designer in […]

Media Personality Omotunde “Lolo 1” is a Pretty Ankara Damsel at Vlisco’s Presentation in Lagos

Is this her best red carpet look yet?! BN spotted Nigerian media personality Omotunde “Lolo 1″ at Vlisco‘s “Celebration” collection display on Sunday 10th November 2013 at the Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos. Lolo who often takes a casual chic approach when attending events, was all glam in a light blue Ankara gown. She […]

It’s Always been about “Changing the Face of Ankara”! Watch the Iofafrica Interview with Lisa Folawiyo & Zara Okpara of Jewel By Lisa

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Good day everyone. It’s the mid week of yet another fashionable week and the BN Style team has got a real treat for you. She has been dubbed as the Ankara Princess and has had her pieces spotted on the celebrity frames of Kelis, Solange, Lucy Liu, Alicia Quarles, Thankdie Newton, Angela Simmons, Lala Anthony […]

Rock Super Stylish Ankara! Check out Style Inspiration from AwedbyMonica

Patterns have proven to be an extremely important trend this season thus giving Ankara an opportunity to flourish. But now, It is definitely not your mama’s traditional skirt and blouse ensemble. We are now seeing it in cropped tops, high waist shorts, Peplum tops, pleated skirts etc. Both new and established designers are now transforming […]

BN Beauty: Get This Look – Inspired by Ankara! Watch the Make Up Tutorial by ThatIgboChick

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You can get the inspiration to do anything literally from anywhere. It could be from something a friend says, a childhood memory or, like in this video, a piece of fabric. I believe I can say that we all love Chidimma Umeh of ThatIgboChick‘s make up tutorials and today we have got another one for […]