Lately, the fashion world has been taken notice of African fashion and especially the Ankara materials that have been used in traditional African wear.
It’s now being used more readily by a number of designers to name but a few:
Stella Jean,Marc Jacobs, Givenchy, Eley Kishimoto, Jean Paul Gaultier, Diane Von Furstenberg, Gwen Stefani, Dries van Noten, Kenzo and Paul Smith.
This has brought Ankara to the attention of the world and it is no longer just limited to just Africa. It has been adopted by a number of celebrities such as Beyoncé Knowles, Rihanna, Fergie and Kim Kardashian to name a few. It has also worked its way its way into the mainstream and can be seen as more than a fashion trend.