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Onyii & Co. Around the Town

It's great seeing Onyii & Co. designs worn around the country!  Check out some of these photos from beautiful people who love their Onyii & Co.! Wayna, a soul singer with diverse musical taste and talent, wearing the Sarai! Zabrina in the Kara Wrap Skirt in two different fabrics!  And check out the iPraise t-shirt from Dre Star Productions!   First Lady Rachelle Carson wearing the Sarai in stunning pink flowers! Scottie is fierce in the Kara Wrap! Nekeisha rocking the Jayde wrap dress!  She looks like a work of art!  Cute shoes too! Nadine, Zabrina, Cindy and Shannon Rocking It Their Way! Lynette is ALWAYS fabulous, check her out in the Zara for a Holiday event! Kathy is "oh...

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Onyii Sharing Her Craft at Poe Elementary

A few weeks ago, Onyii, head designer and founder of Onyii & Co., spent time with 3 classes at Poe Elementary School of the Houston Independent School District. She shared information about her career as a fashion designer and told the students not only about the art of fashion, but also about the business side of the industry.  These educational sessions were a part of Poe Elementary School's Fine Arts Career Week!  In addition to imparting design and business savvy with the students, Onyii provided a hands-on activity of creating fabric bracelets with each group of students!  The students were enthralled with the vibrant colors and patterns in the fabrics!  Onyii truly enjoyed sharing information about the career that she...

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Songstress Somi in the Sarai!

Jazz songstress Somi wore the Onyii & Co. Sarai for her Chicago performance on 'The Salon Tour'!  She looked absolutely fabulous in it of course!  For her innovative Salon Tour she has partnered with various community arts spaces to recreate the feeling and ambiance of the first salon she hosted at African Artists' Foundation in Lagos!  Somi is a beautiful songwriter and vocalist with a unique and engaging sound.  Her new album is absolutely amazing, we encourage you to get it here.  In addition to her musical talent, she is quite the fashionista and is always seen in gorgeous African inspired pieces from around the world.  We are so honored to be a small part of the Salon Tour's Chicago...

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DC Living in Nubian Hueman Boutique!

September has been an interesting month!  We started this venture approximately one year ago and there have been so many ups, some downs, and endless challenges.  September 2014 brought its own set of unique challenges, from one of our beloved seamstresses quitting to a large fabric order arriving late and in a damaged state!  (In the meantime, we had the fantastic honor of being featured on Essence.com's Street Style page!)  All of this was going on behind the scenes when we had an awesome order to fulfill with our brand new boutique client Nubian Hueman in Washington, DC!  Nevertheless, we pressed on, played "Better Days" by Bad Rabbits Band a few times, and with the start of Fall, owner and...

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Sarai at the Essence Street Syle Awards Block Party!

We are so humbled and honored to report that Onyii & Co. was featured yesterday on Essence Street Style at their Street Style Block Party in Brooklyn during NY Fashion Week!  We have always loved looking at the ladies featured on Street Style and it is certainly exciting to have one of our garments included in that mix!  Check out the photos below!  Kelechi Anyadiegwu of Zuvaa.com is wearing the Sarai in Exotic Wave (one of our newest fabrics).  Keep up with us as we keep grinding!

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