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Are you looking for the best ways to get the most value from your Ankara prints?

African prints come in different fascinating patterns. If you are anything like me, you will always find fun ways to wear the outfit before it loses its value.


If you are new to African print or have very few of these stunning pieces and are looking for how to pull off a trendy look, here are my top 3 best ways you can wear a piece in multiple ways.

In this guide, I will show you how to pull off a classy look with simple accessories. You do not need to break your account to recreate these looks.

  • Mixing Your Ankara Prints with a Casual White Shirt

Mixing Your Ankara Prints with a Casual White Shirt

Wearing brightly coloured shirts works well in making you stand out in your fabric. When you pair your fabrics with a casual white shirt, the beautiful features of your African prints will be emphasized.

This style which is paired with accessories and a brightly coloured beret can be worn for any occasion. It could be date nights, work, or even casual outings with friends.

  • Pair with Bright Bags

Pair with Bright Bags
Pairing African fabrics with bright bags and shoes can be a fashion fail if it is not properly combined. Always ensure that the print is a dark fabric whenever you are pairing with bright bags.

This second look can also be worn to any occasion of your choice. The bright accessories adds a bit of colour to your look and a subtle look of individuality..

  • African Print and Belt

African Print and BeltAnother option is pairing your African print with a flashy belt, a long sleeve white shirt, and comfortable heels.

When going to formal events, such as dinner parties, you can style as the look below or opt for a black-tie or bowtie instead.

By making simple changes to your outfit, you can get the best value from your African print and wear it to any event of your choice.


Desire1709 Global has a fantastic collection of African print including shirts, co-ord sets, dresses, and jackets that can be made to perfectly fit you.

Moreover, each print is unique and is made to tell a story and suit the different personalities of women.

If you already own one of Desire1709 Global’s fabulous pieces, share a picture on and don’t forget to tag @desire1709global on Instagram

Have you tried any of these ways when styling your African prints? Let me know in the comments below and don’t forget to share!



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