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Style Icon Watch 35: Chimamanda Ngozika Adichie

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Once upon a time, not too long ago I introduced a Style Icon to Watch every week. Sadly I let it go, letting work take the place of the thing I loved: finding women whose fashion and style not only inspire but who by their daily lives, achievements and visions have propelled many of us.

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I am starting it off once again, Style Icon to Watch with a woman I have admired for half πŸŒ— my life, Chimamanda Ngozika Adichie.

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I have never met Chimamanda except through her books (I have read about four) and for some reason she always reminded me of my best friend Ujunwa Ifediorah, I think it’s the smile. Chimamanda Ngozika Adichie was born in Enugu, Nigeria on 15 September, 1977. She is a ‘Nigerian writer of novels, short stories and non-fiction’ according to Wikipedia. And according to Wikipedia also, “She was described in the Times Literary Supplement as “the most prominent” of a “procession of critically acclaimed young anglophone authors [who] is succeeding in attracting a new generation of readers to African literature”‘.

Chimamanda’s Style and Fashion

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Chimamanda’s long Afro hair has been one of her style standouts. Whether in braids, knots or curls, Chimamanda’s luxuriant, neatly styled hair has been a focal point in her ensemble, radiating female beauty and confidence.

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Ngozi’s love for Ankara and African prints has established the writer as a champion of African styles, fashion and fabrics. Elegantly and simply cut, there’s uniqueness and Β class in what she wears and how she wears it.

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Chimamanda is our 35th Style Icon to Watch and we love her.

Photo Source: Getty Image, Pinterest

 

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