EAST AFRICAN GIRL

EAST AFRICAN GIRL

When I was growing up, I didn’t appreciate the beauty that was the African textile. I viewed it, as something the old mama’s wore. Which they did to be fair.  Forward a few years later, and I’m now the old mama, ha! African prints are bold, vivid and eye catching. These are all the qualities that I look for in a print. You really do feel like a Queen wearing Ankara or Kitenge.

I came across Grassfields on Instagram and they stock the most beautiful and stylish outfits. They also have accessories to go with the outfits like matching head wraps.  I wore this outfit to death this summer and I cannot wait to build my Ankara collection.

I paired the co-ord with a kiondo (straw bag) that my mum got from Kenya. A bold lip and earrings completed the look.

Ankara mini set

Ankara mini set

Photography by Liz

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Love, Chichi

 

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