Award-winning Author and Feminist Advocate, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has given Nigeria twitter users a lot to talk about. She hosted a fashion event in Lagos on Wednesday.
The beloved author hosted her friend and Creative Director of Christian Dior, Maria Grazia Chiuri in Lagos, Nigeria on December 3rd and 4th.
Chiuri, who is in Nigeria for the first time held a Masterclass for Nigerian designers and appear in conversation with Adichie at a gala night.
Fans of the writer had the opportunity to be a part of the event. The event was a great way to give Nigeria’s promising fashion talents opportunities.
Chiuri has openly admitted to being inspired by Chimamanda Adichie’s style and has often complimented the Nigerian brands featured in this project.
The event go Twitter users, especially those who attended the event expressed excitement.
Catch a glimpse of what happened at the even in the tweets below.
I am indeed amazed, and it’s Good to know that In 2017, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, embarked on a Wear Nigerian project, to promote and propel Nigerian brands to the world! #DiorChimamanda pic.twitter.com/Bsclm1zg1p
— Wild & Free ⚡ (@OmogeJimisola) December 4, 2019
Umunne abuo Chukwu furu n’anya.
Igbo bu so so Nma.
Negodi umu oma Anambra State. pic.twitter.com/T0j8SYkh9W
— Noble Igwe (@Nobsdaslushhkid) December 5, 2019
Watch Chimamanda and Peter Obi being interviewed together at UN Foundation Global Leadership Award event!
Aren't you proud of them????
— Anambra 1st son? (@UchePOkoye) November 27, 2019
Tonight was amazing at Live In Lagos with @chimamanda_adichie and @mariagraziachiuri “Wear Nigerian” event . De don’t know why’s going on ?
Outfit- @jasonporshe .
?- @eodstudiosng . pic.twitter.com/Ni9jiRYwEr
— Omashola Kola Oburoh (@sholzy23) December 4, 2019
I read Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s AMERICANAH at the age of 21. I wish I could have gotten my hands on it sooner. To me, her writing is proof that with reading comes more humility and understanding. pic.twitter.com/qQAzgZVxqm
— Caitlin Schreck (@CaitlinSchreck) December 4, 2019
— Chimamanda's Army (@Chimamanda_Army) December 4, 2019
If you like die on the hill that it is haram to be a Muslim feminist , I am a Muslim woman,I cover my hair,pray 5times daily and I am a Feminst.
I am in love with Chimamanda, I say give that girl a beer when Ozzy Etomi tweets…
— Halimah Oreoluwa Oloko (@Leemah____) November 28, 2019
LIVE IN LAGOS
with Maria Grazia Chiuri & Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche #DiorChimamanda
The Masterclass of open-ended conversations and cross section of enlightenment with & among Nigerian Fashion gurus was a massive success! pic.twitter.com/AxL6U5Fa2V
— GLG Communications (@GLGcomms) December 3, 2019
— Ariana Asogwa (@Ariana_Roland) December 3, 2019
When Chimamanda brought Dior to town. Listening to the Inspirational Chimamanda and Maria Grazia talk about Fashion, Feminism & Fearlessness was… https://t.co/p5gUFzDxtm
— Ngover I Nwankwo (@NgoverIN) December 5, 2019