Tag Archives: Ankara

Burberry Resort 2012

Fast forward to 2012 and we have the new resort collection from Burberry. A bold move, to give their statement trench coat an injection of African Ankara (printed batik material). Not what you would expect from such an iconic British brand, replacing (momentarily) its instantaneously recognisable checked print … Continue reading

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Solange Knowles – The rise of a style IKON

I can’t seem to keep up with Solange Knowles who has been on an upwards climb towards style icon territory. Here is her latest spring 2011 ensemble as seen at . There’s nothing not to love about Solange’s ease of wearable … Continue reading

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Wham Bam thank you L.A.M.B

If you’re a hungry fashionister here’s a recipe for the perfect antidote to your African inspired designs; Take 1 global trend – African print, a major commercial US label, mix it with a dash of contemporary designs, present at New … Continue reading

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Beyonce shows us all how to Upgrade to African prints

Look who I spotted (or be it in the evening standard) on their hols while i’m here in rainy old London…..Beyonce, in Boxing Kitten cruising the French Riviera. Beyonce shows a fearless adoration when mixing her Boxing Kitten shorts with an … Continue reading

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Cookie Dough.

I’ve gone all dough eyed over this designer I stumbled across. Anne-Laure also known as Cookie ann. Anne-Laure injects a fresh, youthful and fashion forward blast into the traditional african material. The current collection is made up of skirts, jackets, dresses and tops and available … Continue reading

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Let’s begin.

Forget about food, forget about water, I’m looking at parting with my cash to invest in these independent designers and their off the scale African inspired designs. Chichia Suno  Deenola   Jewel by Lisa Duro Olowu   NKWO   Tiffany Amber

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