Known as African print, African wax, Kente, ankara and popular produced by Vlisco and other brands, this colourful fabric has grown from just being used in designing traditional African wears to being used in fashionable haute couture pieces that are being worn by international celebrities, supermodels, and high society.
The African print is being used in making every kind of design one can think of. And jeans, which has been in trends for decades as a very fashionable and comfortable fashion piece is now being combined with the African print fabric. The jeans material works well with the loud, multicoloured and bright African print to create a calming down effect for African women fashion that is mostly very bright. Check out these 50 super cute ankara styles for teenage girls. If you’re looking for the best ways to wear an ankara African print outfit to work, check out this article for some styling ideas.
This ankara denim combination from Grown and Curvy woman blog shows the combination can suit almost any fashionable woman who knows how to make the right combination.
Above, Nigerian celebrity and actress, Mercy Aigbe Gentry combines a jean shirt with a maxi skirt made of colourful African print. The Edo lady married to a Yoruba man is very fluent in the Yoruba language and is a popular actress in the Yoruba branch of the Nigerian movie industry. The mother of two is a fashion entrepreneur who runs a fashion boutique and models most of her outfits.
Above is the Dpipertwins, Ghanaian-American fashion bloggers and designers. The twins have carve in niche for themselves in the fashion world and keep on growing.
And it does not only look good on African women alone, below are white women also rocking and nailing the trending look.
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