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Different regions in Nigeria have some Ankara fabrics peculiar to them. The East usually use red, blue, and yellow for the production of their fabrics while the Northerners prefer laid-back colors. Nigerians have utilized Ankara fabric in a way no other fabric has been used. Ankara fabrics are used to make suits, wedding dresses, everyday wear, baggy jumpsuit, etc. Ankara bags and shoes became a rave a few years ago and they are still very much trendy. Ankara bags and shoes are affordable and it promotes the economy. However, the options of styling when using Ankara bags and shoes are quite limited. Ankara fabrics are usually a mixture of various colours. Therefore, you have to style the bags and shoes with either plain colours or a few colours that match. The bags come in various designs: tote bags, briefcases, clutch purses, bags strap, etc. Any of the bag designs can be used to accessorize your outfit. It can either be used for your day-to-day activities or special occasions as you deem fit. The shoes on the other hand are flat, flat heels, high heels, slippers, sandals, sneakers, etc. The footwear can be easily styled. All you have to do is take note of the colors.
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Some Ankara designs for shoes and bags are:
Ankara high heels
Ankara clutch purse
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Ballet flats and sandals are two of the most common options, and it’s not surprising – they are super comfy to wear and go excellently with nearly any look.
ConclusionAnkara fabric has divergent uses and there are numerous creative designs one can do with it. It is easy to learn how to make these designs. You can watch videos on Youtube. Keep all your Ankara scraps and make mind-blowing designs out of them. Featured Image source: Afroculture.net
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