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Go Behind-the-Scenes of the All Things Ankara Ball 2015 “Nigerian Renaissance” Campaign featuring Jidenna & Jessica Chibueze with Raro Lae!

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Last month we gave you a look at the EPIC All Things Ankara Ball 2015 campaign featuring music artist Jidenna and Nigerian-American top model Jessica Chibueze. If missed it, you have to check it out HERE. Today, we are excited to take you behind the scenes of the campaign. TV presenter Raro Lae chats with the […]

EPIC! The All Things Ankara Ball 2015 “Nigerian Renaissance” Campaign featuring Jidenna & Jessica Chibueze


This is one of the most epic ad campaigns ever! The All Things Ankara Ball will take place on Saturday, October 17th 2015. The Ball is a formal social event in which the guests attend in classy, elegant & couture Ankara print attire. It is also the Official Nigeria Independence Ball and will celebrate Nigeria’s […]

Ankara with an Eclectic Twist! New Fashion Label FIA debuts Chic “Qua-Iboe” Collection

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In the age where fashion designer are popping up sporadically, there are a few that stand out and are peaking our interest. Emerging ready-to-wear fashion label, FIA, created by designing trio – Funke, Ijeoma and Abi, is here with a fashion line for the women who love their ankara fabrics. With unconventional designs & silhouettes created […]

BN Beauty: Transform into a Subtle Beauty with Stella’s Addiction’s Ankara-Inspired Makeup

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Can someone say ‘Transformation’?! For Stella’s Addiction‘s latest Ankara-Inspired Makeup Tutorial, she takes a cue from a yellow and brown ankara fabric shown above to create a subtle and flawless look on her model. The look is achieved with a dark crease & gold mobile lids, contouring and highlighting to add depth to the model’s […]

Bobby Valentino Gets Draped in Ankara for MADE’s Latest Issue Cover

The ladies used to swoon for Bobby Valentino, American recording artist, pianist, singer and songwriter but then after a while he seemed to have taken things slow on the music scene. Made Magazine finds out what happened in their latest issue with Bobby V as their cover star. With the tagline ‘What Happened to Bobby […]

BN Beauty: Be a Fabulous Bella in Stella’s Addiction’s Simple Ankara-Inspired Makeup Tutorial

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Nigerian makeup artist, Stella Maris of Stella’s Addiction is here with part 1 of her new series with an ankara flare. Inspired by Chidimma Umeh of ThatIgboChick‘s Ankara Series, she will be creating various makeup looks inspired by the African fabric. For the first feature, she glams up her muse, Ebele, in ankara featuring yellow and […]

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. […]