African Prints has always been a fabric of elegance close to the heart of Africans.
It is a colourful fabric with a lot of tribal patterns printed on it, produced in Africa, commonly known as ‘Ankara’ prints in Nigeria, ‘Dutch wax’ in Ghana, ‘Kanga prints’ in Tanzania and other East African countries, Ikat, Batik, mud cloth and so on.
Thanks to modern twist and styles, there is wide range of uses from brides’ and bridesmaids’ dresses, ball gowns, casuals to other formal wears. The sweet thing is that they can now be used to make some other fashion accessories like, bags, earrings, bangles, shoes and many more.
In short it is a tribal and fashion trend now with everybody tuning into it, even celebrities in and outside Africa.
Here are some trendy designs for those who want to rock or experiment with an African print.