Jennifer Naomi Spieker, is the designer and founder of the label, Nomi by Naomi, which is based in Amsterdam.
The collection she showed during Africa Fashion Day Berlin, A/W 13, added a splash of vibrant colour to the catwalk. Models walked down the runway in ensembles that were made predominantly from 100% African Ankara materials. In my opinion, what makes her collection wearable, for even those who are print-shy is amongst the full-blown colourful, printed pieces, there lies pieces that are more subtle in their delivery, for e.g. a denim dress with Ankara print detailing on the collar, or a cream coloured, sheer tunic. And then there are her bracelets, which I adore- geometric cut-out bracelets made out of Ankara print which the extrovert can layer up her arm, or which the introvert can use sparingly.
This combination is intentional by the designer, and she uses a mix…
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