SPRING/SUMMER BLOGGING

Hey guys! I am Back!

I just wanted to give a quick post on my return. As usual I do not blog during the winter for whatever reason I do not even know myself but it seems to work for me. As Spring is finding it way out and Summer slowly approaches I will be back with my very first post soon. I am happy to say that I will be collabrating again with RedHeadCreative studio Chicago for my #ChichiInTheCity Series. I cant wait to style my personal looks and slay all over the city of Chicago.

Till then pls be sure to follow me on all social media

IG, Snapchat, Twitter: CHICHI_NNEKA

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Cocktails With Claire #Chicago

Another saturday another fashion event to network at. On Saturday July 30th, Chicago’s fashion savys came out to ‘Cocktails With Claire x Miss Diddy’. Hosted at 19 East venue, the evening included a panel of personalities and influencers in the fashion and beauty industry discussing ways we can all use our creativity to its full potential.

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Photo credit “The source”

The panel consisted of Claire Sulmers (FashionBombDaily,) Miss Diddy (The Brand Group,)Kendra G. (107.5 WGCI-FM), celebrity make-up artist Ashunta Sheriff, and entrepreneur Bobby Simmons.

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Photo credit “The source”

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We had the opportunity to sip and shop with fellow fashionistas. After the panel, attendees mixed and mingled with vendors, sipped complimentary drinks sponsored by Hennessy, and posed for pictures.

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If you follow me on snapchat @chichi_nneka you would know I explained this selfie moments with claire herself.

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We posed for a pic with claire and my friend Coco who also is a fashionGirl owner of Shopwithcoco

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My look for the event was simple with a little detail.

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Excited, Something great happened from attending this event. #networking, will be visible soon.

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Shirt: Gojane.com – Jeans – Old (DIY fringe hem) – Bage: Katespade – Shoes: Akira (old)

Classic Button-Up

Another fun collaboration with RedHedCreativeStudio project #ChiChiInTheCity #ChicagoStreetStyle. We shot this entire look at the Dusable bridge, the bridge carries Michigan Avenue across the main stem of the Chicago River in downtown Chicago, Illinois. Unfortunately for us it was also Taste of Chicago weekend so you can imagine how crowded and busy downtown was. We still managed to get some good wide range shot without anyone in the background.

Portrait PhotographyMy look for the day was this lightweight semi fitted short sleeve button down shirt, perfect for sunny days or warm nights. It goes perfectly with jeans or a fitted skirt. Portrait PhotographyMy button up turned into a sleevless shirt, thanks to my handy dandy scissors.

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Cut out sleeves, stitch up your hem. Attach sleeves on to both sides as a waist belt.

Never underestimate the power of a button down. Now double that statement when it comes to a classic stripe button down shirt. Button down shirt is one of the most versatile garments a woman could own, from it’s ability to challenge the vibe you are trying to set to overall changing your whole look.

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The versatilely can go from high fashion, casual cute, preppy, to the clean crisp look.

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The bag I am carrying is by an European desigher Nine by Anita Loncar.

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Top: Jcpenny get it here for less – Pants: Akira – Shoes: Steve madden – Tote: Nine

Graphic Essential Tee

Your choice in graphic tee can say a lot about you. Perhaps you’re a vintage-Ramones-tee kind of girl or a high-fashion animal lover à la Kenzo or Givenchy type.

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IMG_8759Paired this  David Bowie 1972 World tour tee (Distressed it myself) with a Leather Skirt and oh the car was my accesory 🙂 thanks to my photographer and editor @4rxri

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IMG_6403Aside from this look being pocket friendly and in style this SS16, I got to embrace the young and care-free side of my style .

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IMG_6419Ps. do I look better than this truck or na?

T-shirt: Amazon, Also here and here  Leather skirt Nastygal  Shoes:Topshop

XOXO

ChiChi of Nigeria