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Discover the Endless Possibilities: The Versatility and Elegance of Ankara Styling

Ankara is an essential part of African fashion, known for its bold designs and affordability. Over time, its styling has evolved, offering versatility for both casual and formal occasions. In this article, discover creative ways to style your Ankara.

When it comes to fashion in Africa, you can never rule out the place of Ankara. Ankara possesses a variety of bold and creative designs which has made it stand out over the years coupled with the affordability and comfort that comes with it.

Long before now, people used to shy away from wearing Ankara because some people thought it was local and boring. But over the years, there has been a notable evolution in how Ankara is being styled.

From casual to formal occasions, Ankara possesses a plethora of options for everyone to sufficiently express their unique styles. In this article, we’re going to be running you through different ways you can style your Ankara creatively.

Below are some tips you can use to style your Ankara creatively;

Mixing and Matching

You can explore creativity with Ankara by combining it with other types of fabrics from denim to leather or lace to create a smooth and captivating blend. You can also choose to go for a casual yet stylish look by pairing an Ankara blazer with jeans with a hat to match. There are lots of fashionable possibilities that lie in mixing Ankara with other types of Clothing.

Play with Silhouettes

Ankara can be explored in a variety of silhouettes from maxi dresses, to structured pants suits and blazers. There are no limits at all on how you can express your style with Ankara.

Incorporate Ankara into your Everyday Wear

Ankara doesn’t have to be worn only on special occasions. You can style them into shirts, skirts, mini dresses and even sneakers as well to add that vibrant energy to your overall look.

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Recycling

Ankara pieces left after sewing can be recycled by patching, making appliqués, earrings, bags, and hair ruffles, amongst others.

Accessorize Creatively

You can always elevate your look in Ankara by experimenting with statement jewellery. You can also pair it with scarves, belts, shoes, and bags to match. The interesting thing is that these accessories can also be made from Ankara as well!

Ankara fabrics give you room to express your style and creativity however you want it. We also believe there’s a lot of potential in Ankara styling that’s still yet to be tapped and We hope this article was helpful!

Below are some inspirations on how to style Ankara creatively

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