What is Ankara?

What is Ankara?

Ankara, which is popularly known as Ankara prints, African wax prints or Holland wax originated in Nederland's with the prints and motifs made for Indonesian market but due to the culture of the Africans back then especially in the west African countries such as Nigeria, Ghana and Senegal now made the print to become more popular than other continents as it was the first cloth/prints to be worn by Africans.

Today Both men and women all over Africa and many in diaspora wear Ankara which its design(prints on the fabric) comes in different vibrant patterns & colors which is used to make different African dresses such as Ankara tops, crop-tops, skirt & blouse styles, trouser styles, maternity, wedding, gowns, traditional styles, mix-match pattern dresses, kimono dresses, Ankara jackets, Dinner gowns and so many more styles you would never imagine Ankara could be used to make wonderful dresses. One thing about Ankara is the unique and dynamic styles which makes us to appear fashionable in different ways and enables us to rock it almost to everywhere base on the event, such as to weddings, parties, church, offices, birthdays and even to funerals.

As Ankara and Asoebi styles are becoming popular in African fashion world, we do not want you to miss out on these styles, so we decided to put together Latest Ankara styles, aso-ebi outfits (made with lace materials) and others in different articles of this blog. So, get Inspired as you browse through more styles on TDI African Wears.

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