Njema Helena Monica Dress for Emerge Fashion Awards Maryland 2014

Happy Monday Everyone,
I was nominated
for Accessories Designer of the Year Emerge Fashion Awards MD 2014
The Award Show was Yesterday in Baltimore
at the Lorde Baltimore Hotel
I did not win the award,but the award show was nice!
I Met some amazing people that loved my work and
followed my other blog All Things Ankara
Read more to see pictures from the show
& more pictures & details on my outfit!












Outfit Details
Dress: Monica Dress by Njema Helena (Here), Bought at Nubian Hueman (Here)
Bowtie: “Not Your Basic Black Bowtie” Billie Jean Bowties & Designs (Here)
Shoes: Payless (Similar Ones Here)

Glasses: Heart Shaped Sunglasses (Here)


Pictures Below from the Show Taken by:
Eyes of Michael Photography 

The theme of the show was the circus, which you can see from the flyer!
The highlight of the show was the Fashion Designers Challenge
The designers had to create a garment inspired by “honey”
One of the sponsors of the show was Jack Daniels
and the theme of the challenge was inspired by their Tennessee “Honey”Whiskey
Below are the top 3 winners:

This was the winning dress made by:

Muzar Jah Designs
I loved how she was wearing something with Ankara Print!
Look at more photos from the show (Here)
I also met Yetunde Sarumi
one of the
Co-Founders of Pretty Girls Sew
“Met the beautiful face behind @AllThingsAnkara,@BillieJeanBowTies.. She was nominated for Emerging Accessories Designer of the Year. She so humble. It was nice meeting you Nicolette. 😊 #FAMD#FAMDEmerge #AccessoriesDesigner#AllThingsAnkara “

Marco & I , he was nominated for Male Model of the Year 




Selfie!!!! Like Ellen and the Crew at the Oscars



4 Comment

  1. you look great. love the dress and bow tie together

  2. lovely ankara dress
    like it


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