G one are the days when one had to think really hard before wearing an Ankara outfit as it was perceived as too being traditional. Ankara fabrics have really evolved from fabrics meant for mommies and grand-mamas to a must-have fashion item.
At some point, employers in Nigeria encouraged employees to wear traditional attire on Fridays as a way to sustain our culture and promote cultural pride but coming up with a style good enough to be worn to an office space was still a struggle. The story has since changed thanks to the fierce efforts by Nigerian fashion designers, fashion enthusiasts and celebrities. Ankara fabric have grown to become one of the most sort after fabrics in the Nigeria, Africa and the world-at-large.
Some of this fabric’s most endearing qualities are its versatility and durability, as it can be used to make virtually any outfit for occasions ranging from weddings,luncheons and red carpet events.
From Toke Makinwa to Bolinto and Dakore to Beyonce, check out the latest chic Ankara styles celebrities are rocking.
Tell us how you like your Ankara designs or which of these looks has inspired your next Ankara attire.
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