Party Rocker #4: Ankara Kimono styles you should own

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Ankara Kimono? Yeahhh

The Ankara print has become a vibrant representation of African culture and history. When it’s combined with the casual beauty of the versatile kimono, the result is a stunning fashion look. But how do you take your Ankara kimono from ordinary to extraordinary?

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Don’t worry; this guide will show you how to style your Ankara kimono and make you stand out in any crowd!

Ankara Kimono Must-Haves for Your Wardrobe:

  • The Classic Kimono: A full-length Ankara kimono with a wide sash is a timeless piece. Opt for bold geometric patterns or dramatic florals to make a statement. Pair it with cigarette pants for a chic look or a flowing maxi skirt for a touch of bohemian flair.

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  • The Cropped Kimono: Ideal for days you want to keep it simple, the cropped kimono offers a playful and modern twist. Play with vibrant colour combinations or contrasting patterns. It looks easy with high-waisted jeans and a fitted top for a casual yet put-together vibe.

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  • The Belted Kimono: This style cinches the waist, creating a flattering silhouette. Ankara fabric with a hint of stretch allows for a comfortable belted look. Experiment with statement belts or obi sashes to add a pop of colour or texture.

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Style Inspiration Beyond the Kimono:

The beauty of this print kimono is in its versatility. If you want to get even more daring with your kimono, try them in:

  • Kimono Dress: Feeling bold? Ditch the pants and transform your kimono into a statement dress! Choose a longer kimono and accessorize it with statement jewellery and a pair of heels for a glamorous look.

  • Kimono Jacket: Layer your Ankara kimono over a simple top and jeans for a trendy and effortless vibe. This is a perfect way to add a touch of Ankara to your everyday wardrobe.

  • Kimono Skirt: Feeling playful? Wrap a long Ankara kimono around your waist to create a unique and stylish skirt. Pair it with a crop top or a fitted t-shirt for a fun and flirty look.

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Don’t forget to accessorize:

Don’t forget the power of accessories! Elevate your Ankara kimono look with statement earrings, chunky bangles, and headwraps made from Ankara fabric. Play with bold colours and geometric patterns to create a look that’s truly your own.

With a little creativity, making the style totally yours and these styling tips, you’ll be sure to turn heads and leave a lasting impression with your vibrant Ankara kimono any day.

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