That title isn’t inappropriate if you really think deeply about the wonders of Ankara. The big comeback of this fabric is really amazing. I remember one time when Ankara was left for the ‘lower class’. Nobody saw anything good about this fabric. And one morning…it became the TREND and is still the TREND. Turn left, turn right, walk into a fashion house, step into a boutique and you will really understand the wonders of Ankara. And now, it’s in different patterns ,textures and prints.
There is the Kente, Hudin,and even Akosombo. It was originally made in Africa but even the westerns are making their prints too. Take a trip to Lagos island and you find non-Africans at the helm of Ankara production. The versatility of the Ankara fabric is more than I can
explain. It’s used in making bags, jewelleries, shoes, pouches, belt etc.
Its too many to mention. The combination of two or more Ankara in one dress or any item used for is a major trend that hit the fashion industry all over the world
Further research also shows that the fabric can be attached or mixed with Corporate wears. Ankara’s have being used to sew blazers, shirts and suits. This one has come to stay for a long time. It’s amazing how everywhere you turn you see Ankara. This is one disadvantage though as the cheap and the quality is mixed with no iota of physical difference. However, there is no comparison with cheap Ankara pieces and the authentic ones.
Most times, the cheap ones tends to wash and fades within a short while. Ankara gives you the opportunity to design your
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