Tag: african print

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When one mentions the dashiki, the first picture that comes to mind is that of a loose-fitting, colourful, pullover shirt with a “V” neckline and patch pockets which once symbolized the African-American pride in the United. Yet this colorful yet controversial garb traces its origin to Western Africa. Fun Fact –  The name dashiki originates from…

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Africa is an exotic and dynamic continent that is rich in culture, fashion, arts and also crafts. African decor pieces always exude the rich, colorful vibrant beauty of the continent. If you are one who loves the continent yet haven’t had the opportunity to experience the rich culture here’s the solution to your problem – African…

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American-born, singer, songwriter, dancer and actress Beyonce Giselle Knowles best known as Beyonce or Queen Bey, is definitely a force to reckon not only in the music industry but also when it comes to fashion. She is always on top of trends and steady staying classy and graceful in beautiful African inspired pieces. Ankara Wax…

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The African print fabric fondly called Ankara is a versatile fabric that is widely accepted by fashion enthusiasts in  Africa and beyond. The versatility of the fabric has inspired clothing designers to create unique modern pieces, making the fabric less traditional. Today, we share a 5 of our favourite Modern Outfits made from this unique…

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What is Ankara? The famous African fabric popularly known as “Ankara” or “African print” is a 100% cotton fabric with vibrant patterns. It is usually a colorful cloth and is primarily associated with Africa because of its tribal-like patterns and motifs. How is it made? It is made through an Indonesian wax-resist dyeing technique called batik.…

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Headwraps are as old as time itself and they are very essential in a woman’s wardrobe. They not only come in handy when you are having a bad hair day, yet they also add a touch of class to one’s entire outfit. Headwraps are very important to an African woman as her outfit might seem…