Tag Archives : ANKARA

ASO-EBI EDITION: KIMONO & SHORTS CO-ORD


The ‘aso-ebi’ culture in Nigeria is one that needs no introduction. Over the years, it has expanded beyond weddings and burials to pretty much all events including birthdays, naming ceremonies, seasonal events such as Christmas, Easter, New Year’s events  and even anniversaries. Consequently, it is important to maintain your style and not get lost in the swarm of people wearing…

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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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