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Happy Mother’s Day! Portraits by Nimz & Tanaka Sotinwa present “An African Princess in Windsor”



There is something so amazingly beautiful about motherhood, and about the bond between a mother and child. Mother’s are incredibly strong yet nurturing, bold yet loving and and gentle yet firm and courageous.

Mother’s day is a special day, and in honor of all the beautiful moms out there, Portraits by Nimz was inspired to share this gorgeous creative shoot. Check out the beautiful photos below, and to all the moms out there, we love you!


Tanaka of What Mummy Wore says;
Nimz & I decided to collaborate on a shoot titled “An African Princess in Windsor“. Morayo-Hope was the princess in question & me the queen taking her on a tour of the beautiful spots surrounding Windsor Castle.

Styling wise, I chose tulle skirts as this was her favourite “fairy princess” accessory. We used head-ties to bring in the African element & they served as the perfect crowns. Our denim shirts helped toughen up our otherwise girly ensemble. We thoroughly enjoyed the shoot as can be seen in the photographs! The cobbled streets, architecture, nature & beautiful morning light all combined to make it a truly magical day for a little African Princess in Windsor.

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Photo Credits
Photography: Enimien ‘Nimz’ Inegbedion | Instagram – @portraitsbynimz
| website –
Models: Tanaka Sotinwa | Instagram – @whatmummywore | Morayo-Hope & Judah


  1. Las

    March 6, 2016 at 2:02 pm


  2. Corolla

    March 6, 2016 at 2:57 pm

    Absolutely lovely

  3. tee

    March 6, 2016 at 3:00 pm

    The little girl is a natural. Too adorable

  4. Modupe Ogundare

    March 6, 2016 at 3:21 pm

    Waoh! Lovely

  5. Adura

    March 6, 2016 at 4:36 pm

    Beautiful <3

  6. shelly

    March 6, 2016 at 6:44 pm

    Love this, so beautiful!!!

  7. Tee

    March 6, 2016 at 8:08 pm

    Absolutely stunning!

  8. BigBoss

    March 6, 2016 at 8:23 pm

    OMG Gorgeous! This is the most beautifu thing 🙂 a true expression of mothers day. A big fan of what mummy wore!

  9. Tinks

    March 6, 2016 at 8:30 pm

    This is a gorgeous shoot @whatmummywore beautiful family! ?

  10. Maryam

    March 6, 2016 at 8:50 pm

    This is absolutely Gorgeous. The pictures are powerful and they demonstrate the true love between a mother and her children. I am in love???.

  11. Gbagbati

    March 6, 2016 at 9:21 pm

    My Taurean Minx!! Well done!

  12. Mr.President

    March 6, 2016 at 10:05 pm

    Very nice post. impressive work. ??love the dhuku

  13. Nash

    March 6, 2016 at 10:08 pm

    This is inspiring. The daughter learning from her mother about her heritage. You can see how happy the daughter is absolutelybeautiful!

  14. osaretin

    March 6, 2016 at 10:11 pm


  15. Rutendo Indy

    March 6, 2016 at 10:16 pm

    Love it! Love it! Love it!! This is beautiful ❤️

  16. ClassyZimWeddings

    March 6, 2016 at 11:05 pm

    This is so adorable!!! Full of class, sass and style! The princess is a NATURAL☺️?

  17. Vimbi

    March 6, 2016 at 11:07 pm

    I love this!! Absolutely love this!! Yal need to be on the style network!! Stunning stunning stunnninnnng!!!

  18. Nne

    March 6, 2016 at 11:14 pm

    Love love love love. I am in awe of Morayo Hope not taking off her scarf and Lil Judah is looking muah. My daughter is much older and tops can last 20 mins in a scarf at church. Go Zimnaija!

  19. Calz49

    March 7, 2016 at 1:03 am

    I’m in awe of your work What Mummy Wore. Very creative & truly an African Queen. Kudos to MH & King Judah

  20. Akpeno

    March 7, 2016 at 6:54 pm

    I’m going to play devil’s advocate….

    Before I begin though let me say this: Mothers are Gods Angels on earth! There is nothing like a good mother to her children!, and the children in this photo shoot are just too cute for words!…That said let me now play

    There is nothing “African” about this photo shoot… wearing a tulle skirt a head scarf and Animal print shoes does not make you look African… There are far more “African” looking “Princess” clothes to choose from than a European influenced look

    Secondly why are we piling everyone as “African” When Oyibos refer to all of us as “Africans” we get a a tizzy and say I am Nigerian! or Ghananian or South African or Zimbabwean … and so on.. We are part of the problem! If we want to educate the world on who we are and how diverse and rich our culture is, then we must learn to represent, present and articulate exactly what we are, where in Africa we are from, and how we dress, eat, sleep, bathe, love. where we are from…
    Yes we all come from the continent of Africa, but, we are so unique in the individual countries that make the great continent of AFRICA!

    Ngwa! Comments! :p

  21. Kola S

    March 7, 2016 at 11:16 pm

    My family! Proud!

  22. Mrs yo

    March 9, 2016 at 11:06 pm

    Love, love, love. Super beautiful and super cute. Well done ladies……and judah

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