Photos credit: @ankaracollections
Ankara was originally manufactured by the Dutch for the Indonesian textile market, however, the prints gained significantly more interest in West African countries because of the tribal-like patterns. Ankara is formerly known as Dutch wax print by African Print Dutch Company Vlisco.
It is one easy wear that doesn’t break your savings even though you have quite expensive ones.
African wax prints, also known as Ankara are omnipresent and common materials for clothing in Africa, especially West Africa. They are industrially produced colorful cotton cloths with batik-inspired printing. … This fabric expressed the African fashion sense because of how it’s being used.