african prints are on the map and not just here in the US. take a look at mainstream designers such as Marni, Kenzo and DVF that are fully embracing the african prints and trends. but what i want is authentic african designers like Christie Brown, Gloria Wavamunno, Loza Maleombho and Madam Wokie making their way into my closet! for my african fashion fix i always check out 4AcesDate being that one of the girls Ozzy is based in Lagos, Nigeria where
Arise Magazine Fashion Week happens. i hope to make it there one day. the fashion is amazing. until then…American Apparel Afrika Skirt will do!
Top: Thrifted from Salvation Army | Skirt: American Apparel Afrika Line | Shoes: L.A.M.B. Mya
Bag: Light Years NC | Necklace: Thrifted from Housing Works | Ring: Got in Mexico
i am totally smitten with the print on this skirt mostly because it has my two favorite colors at the moment in it: yellow and green. check out my other african inspired posts here, here and here. just so you all know i will be rocking this bag with almost every outfit possible. its a great go-to bag because its so versatile and chic. im going to try and find more of them and report back to you all where you can get one. i get soooo many questions about this bag. But the store I got it from doesn’t sell online (BOOOOOOOOO).
retailers need to step their game up.
so waddaya think folks?
also if you know of other great african designers please drop a note in the comment section so i can stalk them. lol.
Love colors,amazing outfit,you look great Monroe:)
This outfit is fabulous on you. Love the yellow.
I love it! You’re so chic <3
Fab print I’m still swooning over your curls
Very pretty!You look great in yellow!
love your statement necklace!
I love African prints, and this skirt looks great on you.
Beauty, Fashion and Seattle
beautiful! This entire look is everything!
I love the yellw, you look great! X
Lovely outfit! the skirt is so cool 🙂
Great blog and style you have a new follower n.n
BESOS DESDE MÉXICO!
This outfit is so cool, love it!
Cute skirt. Love that bag, girl. Great look.
Speaking of African Designers have you checked out Deola Sagoe. §Ħз’s Nigerian.
Mas saludos desde México 🙂
Such a cute look! the print is so fun and vibrant! great fabric selection! Also loved how you went with a nude shoe! Ten thumbs up for this outfit!
Such a fresh look, love the colors and pattern.
Love this look and the ankara print! So summery!
Im in Nigeria for the summer, to think I just had my mum make me a bunch of clothes with african print materials :)love the look.
love your style- I have a pinterest blog and I have added your page to it!http://pinterest.com/ladysjw/brown-skin-beauty-tips-fashion/