Aina: Yoruba: Beautiful eyed woman.
As that famous line from the movie, Fame, states, "The darker the berry, the sweeter the juice," Aina is choc full of high fashion gorgeousness! Her regality begins from head to tie with twisted up hair into a natural waterfall, half-moon shaped earrings signifying feminine qualities, and a pearl and rhinestone bracelet. White bead pearls of the blue wrap Aina's upper body before reaching her wrapped blue and white dye stamped mermaid style gown that is ornamented with five cowrie shelled settings. Her style does not end with the gown. She proudly shows off the Zeta version of the $972 Jacquemus le grand baci bag!
Olusola is blessed with dark chocolate gorgeousness! Her thick long braids speaks of confidence. Her facepaint honors Zeta Phi Beta Sorority founders. Olusola's Ankara duster wraps her in African pattern as she shows sexy even in loose fitting pants. A blinged out belt buckle compliments her rhinestone choker, earrings, nose ring, and Zeta bag as this duster princess is ready to paint the town!
Ijemma: Nigerian meaning a good journey
How beautiful is this blue haired princess! Ijemma's knee high dress gives a nod to the zebras of the wild while still upholding African sophistication. Her neckpiece is a statement within itself with mudcloth and royal blue beads that carry the letters of Zeta Phi Beta in the heart of the shape of Africa. The sorority's founding date, 1920 makes a bold statement on her white bag. Ijemma follows life paths with grace, confidence and fearlessness.
Afi - Ghana: Female born on Friday
Ready for the runway, this chocolate sista boasts a natural fro to the side let loose with Afrikan pride! Afi's ruffled Ankara top speaks high fashion as it compliments her kente wrapped skirt and faux leather purse. Pearl earrings and necklace finishes off Afi's style which is traditional, classy and fitted sexy.
Aneni: Zimbabwe - God is with me
Afrikan traditional braids are proudly on blast here as they are wrapped in blue and white Ankara fabric that can't help but compliment this curvaceous woman. Aneni beautifully sleighs in this fitted dress that ruffles from the corner breast line down the side of her sultry hips. Even more ruffles ripple down beyond her knees representing the blue and white’s influence upon the earth. Silver jewelry completes the look with 5 pearls gracing the Zeta Phi Beta necklace held on with blue and white striped beads. Aneni’s bare feet touch the ground as the Most High walks with her honoring the name upon which she was given.
Gorgeous. Sexy. Strong. Confident. Desirable. Secure. Culture proud. Successful. Composed. Fierce. All these and more describe Namazzi- a true finer woman. Her hair runs tall to the heavens in supreme praise with one braid falling long towards the earth in remembrance of the ancestors. Zeta Phi Beta Sorority pearls run her ornamentation along with beads that grace her dainty covered chest. Her slim physique carries white lace well alongside blue and white Ankara that also shows itself in Namazzi’s calf ruffled skirt. Nothing short of stunning is this beautiful sista who reminds you with her circular bag that it's all about the ΖɸΒ.
SIMOSIHLE BUSISIWE South Africa Xhosa “Beautiful feeling & blessed”
Simosihle Busisiwe is blessed with striking beauty and stands with a simple and peaceful togetherness. Simosihle Busisiwe recognizes the historical sacrifices of her people by symbolically wearing rhinestones around her center chest and breasts that nourishes mankind and ears that are vehicles for listening and understanding. Her lips sensually extend her drip in royal blue which emphasizes harmony, love, and peace. Simosihle Busisiwe’s crown is topped with an Isicholo, a traditional South African Zulu hat.
Naa Abena is the ZetAfrika Queenmother. She radiates in authentic woven kente fabric that reflects the royalty of West African chieftancy and the regality of the royal blue and white. Naa Abena's wears blue and white rose earrings. Her hair is ornamented with 5 silver rings as an unofficial nod to the sorority founders, beads and pearls surround her neck before her noteworthy staff makes her status as Queen mother clear. The staff is done in a whitewashed light wood with 3 West African Adinkra symbols. Above the Greek letter Zeta, we have DUAFE : the comb- symbolizes beauty, femininity, and cleanliness. Right under the letter Beta there's GYE NYAME: Fear no one except God followed by the SANKOFA heart: You must have knowledge of your past in order for you to move forward. In other words, "Remember Your Roots"
Kingdom of Kush
The region of Nubia begins at the point just south of Khartoum in the Sudan (Kush) where the Blue and White Nile join. It is linked to Egypt by the Nile River, which flows northward through both lands to the Mediterranean Sea. The meaning of the name, Nubia, derives from the enormous wealth of this blessed region rich in gems, stones, minerals and water resources. Historians believe that the ancients wore locs depicting supremacy and ultimate power. Just as her name depicts, Nubia wears long locs mimicking the bountiful flow of the Nile as worn by pharaohs and queens of ancient civilization. The fluidity of Nubia’s curves are lifted with waves of blue and white harmoniously marrying femininity, wealth, and voluptuous beauty.
Crown of Wealth
This Zeta knows she's got it going on! Adeola's low cut blue satin blouse is tastefully sexy as it reaches a circular rhinestone belt that compliments her African patterned skirt. The same fabric is in the inside of her white fur duster vest. With shoes that accentuate her voluptuous shape, a rhinestone bag, and rhinestoned sunglasses, its no surprise that Adeola wears the letters of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. close by to her heart.
What a beautiful doll wearing a chic and clean gown with a white Guinea Brocade off- the- shoulder neckline that wraps around to the back. The sleeveless elegant gown is finished with a voluminous draped skirt in blue printed Ankara fabric. Blue rhinestones set the bling as the belt and earring focus that nicely compliments her single white rhinestone necklace . A white velvet purse with the Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. shield completes the attire.
Ata Mienu - Ghanaian meaning second twin - Light Brown Hair
Ata Mienu beautifully draws upon her own colors of light and royal blue. Ready to represent Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. as a friend, Ata Mienu is just as finer in this flattering one shoulder garb. Her ears are adorned with rings of pearls representing the circle of life in service given by the pearls of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.