Wednesday, 6 November 2013

STYLE – ANKARA PANTS, HIS N’ HERS

The African prints are very colorful fabrics that come in different patterns, designs and names. The African prints has been known to the African people since civilization set in and has evolved into various types from different African countries like the production and manufacturing of the “kente” from Ghana. Different fabric manufacturing companies in Africa has indulged in the production of these fabrics and has therefore branded them with names like daviva, akosombo, nichem wax and many more, to mention a few. Which is now in a general class called Ankara?


I was prompted to do this post because I have seen the flexibility of Ankara materials and how they styled

Stan Nze looking dapper in ankara pants

                                                      
Style pantry





Ankara harem pant

Gwen Stephanie





Ankara fabric is so flexible, you can manipulate it to your taste. The Ankara pants can come in peplum style, jumpsuit, bum shorts and which ever way you style it. you can send a picture of your styled Ankara pants to ujuliti@yahoo.com to get a feature on my blog.

Tips: If you have had that Ankara asoebi in your wardrobe for a long time and you don’t want to wear it anymore because you got it for a friend’s wedding or event, you can just keep the top and style the pants as desired from the pictures above. That’s what I call Recycle and Redefine.

 2: the new trend in sewing pants now is to avoid the ropes like our grand fathers and go for the zipper, hooks, elastics and buttons so you can tuck in, or fly out without having any bulging end, you can also ease yourself in comfort without having to struggle with the ropes.

11 comments:

  1. I ve so many Ankara pants, I can't wait to try this on. Your fashion post is unisex and that carries everbody along.

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  2. akara pants on ma mind!!! I'm so sewn three-quarter ankara pants!!!

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  3. Cant wait to try dis out. M sooo gonna recycle n redefine my ankara wears. Kudos ujulity.

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  4. Great post!
    Eku looks nice in her pants.
    You look great!

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  5. Yeah KC i hope to bring you more post to suit your style,Ada i cant wait to c you try it out,@ porsh, eku edewor is always efortless on the red carpet, i so love her style, tanx

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  6. great post and lovely blog uve got fredaidehen.blogspot.com

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  8. I love ankara pants too.unfortunately i dnt get to take photos in then.

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  9. Tanx freda, @ cheechee, you should try posing in them and taking shots for archives, it would also look good on you.

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  10. i love ankara pants but havent been able to make it. I will dou once i get back home

    www.simplyuneeke.com

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