Chimamanda Adichie’s Instagram is basically an ode to Nigerian designers, but is she snubbing the big names?

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Chimamanda Adichie made her official debut on Instagram last month, April 6 to be precise, and her page has been pure fashion delight.

Her Instagram bio reads, ‘Writer. Project ‘Wear Nigerian.’ Account managed by her nieces Chisom and Amaka.’

A quick perusal of her Instagram page reveals that ‘Wear Nigerian’ is exactly what she’s doing.

The award-winning writer uses the picture sharing platform to showcase not just her slightly quirky and chic style but her love for Nigerian labels.

Dress: Uju Estelo, Lagos (Dior event, Los Angeles) @ujuestelo #MadeinNigeria

A post shared by Chimamanda Adichie (@chimamanda_adichie) on May 14, 2017 at 6:47am PDT

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Labels, big and small, are undoubtedly falling over themselves to dress the revered writer; and while the fashion savvy author definitely has the final say on what she wears or not, a good part of what makes it into her wardrobe will depend on Ezinne Chinkata who curates most of what she wears.

Cape and culottes: Eric and Anna, Lagos (Johns Hopkins University) @ericandanna.ng @zinkata1 #MadeinNigeria

A post shared by Chimamanda Adichie (@chimamanda_adichie) on Apr 13, 2017 at 8:21am PDT

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Pieces by known brands like Style Temple, Moofa, Gozel Green, Vonne Couture and relatively unknown brands like Eric & Anna, Kareem Amak and MsBeeFab have all made appearances on Miss Adichie’s Instagram.

Dress: The Ladymaker, Lagos @the_ladymaker @zinkata1 #MadeinNigeria

A post shared by Chimamanda Adichie (@chimamanda_adichie) on Apr 26, 2017 at 8:17am PDT

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Noticeably missing however are ‘high-end’ Nigerian labels like Lanre DaSilva Ajayi, Deola Sagoe and Lisa Folawiyo and while it may be too early to make any assumptions, we can’t help but wonder if it’s a deliberate snub or…

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