Everybody loves Ankara! And even though the wax print fabric did not originate in Africa, the vibrant prints have become a part of our cultural identity. Each day, style Slayers, use different unique designs to show off the versatility of Ankara.
Wedding ready in a pinch!
This new series is a celebration of Ankara – a fashion staple that remains a constant in our wardrobes, despite fashion’s revolving door of trends. Every week we will share the most fabulous styles we spot to celebrate the creativity of these stylish folk we feature, inspire your next look and for your viewing pleasure.
Shirtdresses are a wardrobe staple. Just Bettinah Tianah.
Make a statement in ruffle culottes.
Casj like Ghanaian style star Afua Rida
We are obsessed with this two piece style with feather detail!
Banji with the swag.
A major style statement in an ankara dress with cape and ruffle details.
Abuja style entrepreneur Kome styles her ankara skirt with a Gucci waist belt.
Osas Ighodaro Ajibade is a vision in a bib detail dress from SGTC Clothing and a pin straight bob.
A peplum elevates this chic ankara dress from Grassfields.
This delightful day-to-night dress is perfect for date night.
This ankara and organza jumpsuit is beyond. Jennifer Oseh styles the look with a chic turban.
A high slit and cutout gives this look sultry appeal.
Fringe. Check. Mules. Check. Off shoulder. Check. A straw bag. Check #Summer2018 covered.
Beauty influencer Ronke Raji is holiday vibes in yellow ankara.
Agatha Ashiofu‘s choice of a curly ‘fro and green wide leg pants really give this look a polished edge.
An ankara maxi dress is the ultimate weekend ‘fit.
Peak summer in bishop sleeves
Contrasting prints for the win
A directional print look is best served with diva attitude – and Kika Osunde knows it!
Weekend chic with this bold two-piece look.
A two piece crop plus wide leg, high waist pants equals an easy weekend look.
This off shoulder, form fitting dress is SO chic.
Easy breezy weekend style with Folake Kuye Huntoon.