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)

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THE BIG 25

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.

PICTURE TIME.

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Started Off my Day with Day time shopping and sushi with le boo Downtown Chicago
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Came back home to my room at THE WIT Chicago, my sisters surprised me with balloons
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My Manager and Birthday Twin! Love an apreciate him
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vampire Yewande 🙂
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One of My Fav ZG Model Shade and my little Brother
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My MAGA and babe of life Dupe
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Med School A.K.A krackhouse
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Wait I wasn’t Ready
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Had dinner with Friends at Fogo De Chao.
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Ok I love my random OH OH Moments

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Not the cake I wanted But Id didn’t matter at that point
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I made my female guest come in black, white or cream cause bitches love dress code
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MY BABY
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Happy Birthday To me!!!
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awwww they sang twice for me!!!!

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all the kiss marks on jolos cheeks and face :))… by me duh!

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Birthday dress: Chichi London,  Strappy heels: Nasty gal, Hair: Brazilian Curly

Face Beat: Flawlessfacesbylola

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. 🙂

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Jumpsuit: zurikgirl       Bag: Michael Kors              Sandals: Tory Burch

 

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Blushing so hard bae gave me a whole photoshoot I even had to capture the momentIMG_5592

 

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TOOK TOO MANY PICS!! ONLY 3 WILL BE SHARED

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.

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Dress: ROMWE Necklace: Akira

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!!!

KISSES AND BOOBS

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ZGaniversarry ZG First Birthday

 
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…..
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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. 
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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
X.O
C.E