Tag Archives : ANKARA

MONOCHROMATIC TREND… WITH A TWIST


The monochromatic trend has been around for so long, that it no longer feels like a trend. It has become one of those basic combinations that done right, can make you look classy, polished and sophisticated. It has become such a mainstay in fashion that it needs no introduction; it’s an easy go-to outfit that makes you stand out without…

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ANKARA: AN AFRICAN HERITAGE?


Ankara is a bold print that has been identified with Africans for such a long time, that it has become increasingly difficult to separate it from the African culture. Unknown to most, the history of ankara can be traced back to the Dutch, who created the ankara print as a cheap imitation of Indonesian batik fabric sometime in the 19th…

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MARCH PAST!!!


If you’re anything like me, then you have ankara fabrics from months, maybe even years ago. Sometimes, you simply love a print, but don’t know what to sew with it. Other times, it might be an ‘aso-ebi’ that you’ve used for a function, but what’s left over isn’t substantial enough to give out, but too much to discard. The solution…

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