“An image of ‘African fabric’ isn’t necessarily authentically [and wholly] African” – Yinka Shonibare. African print, popularly known as Ankara, has gained popularity in the global fashion scene since 2010. The material is primarily associated with Africa mainly because of the tribal-like patterns and motifs.
There are all types of Ankara styles out there, all over Africa but we are taking a look at the way the fashion girls of Lagos have been able to master all things Ankara print, (we are taking style notes you should too).
Some of the Ankara styles include a wrapped Ankara blouse paired with a high-waist loose pant which instantly feels chic and bohemian. There’s also simple Ankara styles that borders around a classic yet modern silhouette and Ankara styles that brings out the glam in 90’s fashion.
This are the Ankara styles you can rock like a boss… Take a deep breath because this Ankara styles are breathtakingly gorgeous.