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.
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.
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.
If you follow me on snapchat @chichi_nneka you would know I explained this selfie moments with claire herself.
We posed for a pic with claire and my friend Coco who also is a fashionGirl owner of Shopwithcoco
My look for the event was simple with a little detail.
Excited, Something great happened from attending this event. #networking, will be visible soon.
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.
My 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. My button up turned into a sleevless shirt, thanks to my handy dandy scissors.
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.
The versatilely can go from high fashion, casual cute, preppy, to the clean crisp look.
The bag I am carrying is by an European desigher Nine by Anita Loncar.
If you really know me you would know that I usually plan and go a bit over board for my birthday.
I get all excited and cray cray about it, countdown the days, bug my sisters and friends with all my silly ideas, go out dancing and head home in the early hours, and basically act like its a super long holiday.
This year I kept things much more mellow if I do say so myself, I celebrated with friends and family I mean that was the best gift anyone could ask for.
My birthday weekend Ended with a Fun Night at Shrine Afrofusion Party Hosted by DIS-entertainment. Did so much in-between my birthday weekend Friday – Sunday… snapchat (chichi_nneka) got all that story.
The Second best part of my birthday was going to Miami that following week!!!!! Third time in Miami but it felt so different cause this time I wasn’t going with friends or my sisters….. I went with my Boyfriend. 🙂
barely took pics in MIA because, basically everyday was a No-MAKEUP day it was so humid I couldn’t take it.
Blushing so hard bae gave me a whole photoshoot I even had to capture the moment
Yall should know he didn’t just sit and agree to a damn photoshoot lmfaoooooo…..The story behind these pictures was; I simply was begging Jolo to take my picture and this nice middle aged caucasian lady heard me and answered my cries. She suggested we both take pictures together and even lead us to diff locations hehehehe …. Low-key she gave us a little interview about our relationship and it turned out she is a photographer and everyday womens journalist of real life stories. She also featured us on her IG page with a nice caption.
Overall My birthday Month was splendid!! now I will forever be turning 25!! its my not so perfect age. 🙂 SUMMER CAN OFFICIAL END NOW! CHURCH AGBASALA!!!
Today we celebrate our very first ZG birthday (Anniversary) and I am still not quite sure I can believe it’s here already, in a funny way it feels like only yesterday that Myself and my sisters were sitting, all gathered in my room gisting and just dropping out plans, goals, ideas, dreams…..
One year later, ZurikGirl have been doing outstanding for a start-up business, I mean it’s been an incredible feeling!! Progression is our biggest motivation!! Everyday it gets better and everyday We want better for ZG. We have been working hard, some of which you can see through the quality clothes and consistency we provide, some we can’t tell you about, many you’ll be seeing very soon. This summer is going to be a breakthrough of greatness, a stepping stone to bigger and better things.
From me (chichi)personally, this seems like an appropriate moment to say a huge thank you to our incredible ZGAdmin, (ajie attiawa, Brittney Livingston and Aminvat vixama) our wonderful ZG customers, My lovely ZG sisters especially ADANNA, she was and is the start and head of ZURIKGIRL, without her push and guidance I wont be here. Also a big Thank you to the huge loving local and international community for your continued love and support.
Yes We’ve got some exciting announcements and collaborations planned for year two and I can’t wait to share them with everyone and anyone willing to support us.
Zurikgirl is relentless!! The possibilities are endless!!
Mean While Enjoy 50% OFF ON SELECT ITEMS!! at zurikgirl.com