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These Ankara Designs Are A Millennial’s Dream Come True

These Ankara Designs Are A Millennial’s Dream Come True

The Ankara fabric feels like the older sister who always wins in life. It feels weird to call this classic a trend but the fabric never seizes to have the best comeback moments year after year. Through innovative designs, the Ankara finds ways to consistently reinvent and immerse itself with current trends and that’s a feat very few fabrics can boast of.  

The Ankara fabric has always been a huge part of West African culture, but it has never achieved this much mainstream success as it has in the last couple of years. We can’t point to the actual trigger that ushered in the new wave of converting Ankara into fabulous contemporary styles but we are always excited to find Ankara styles that live up to our very modern standards.

Although it’s only been a few months into the new year, there’s something homogenous, artsy and playful about the Ankara styles being delivered this year. It’s like every designer and tailor is on the same wavelength when it comes to transforming the fabric into a millennial’s dream come true.

Check out 7 Ankara designs that have millennials’ approval…

Ankara designs
Linda Osifo
Serwaa Ahimere

Nana Akua Addo
Mimi Onalaja


The Ankara fabric is only going to get more popular. Luxury brands like Stella McCartney are already jumping on it as seen in their Spring/Summer 2018 collection. The fabric that was once looked down on, is sure becoming the chief cornerstone.

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