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Update Your Back-to-School Wardrobe with Color and Unique Style


African Dress

Back-to-school is a time when you get fresh school supplies, but even more importantly, you get to refresh your wardrobe with new clothes. For kids as they get older, new school clothes also give you a chance to start expressing your personal fashion style and design. You want to fit in with the latest styles, but also express your personality with colors and patterns that you love.

African prints can give you the ability to express a unique look in the current styles. They can give you the ability to express yourself and still have the clothes to match your activities. Here are just a few of the clothing options you can create using amazing African prints with their colors and patterns.

Clothing Options Using African Prints

Depending on where you live and what type of dress code your school has, then you may have to choose styles that fit those guidelines. Still, using African prints, you can pick patterns and colors that fit your taste. Here are two types of clothing that can be created using African prints.

African Skirts and Shorts

The beauty of skirts and shorts is that you can use African prints and designs to create clothes that are practical and beautiful. You can even look up African styles of skirts and shorts, mimicking them in the items that you create. Purchasing African fabrics and prints can give you the ability to not only choose the type of colors and patterns, you can also pick the style because you can tap into your inner designer.

African Dresses

The beauty of African prints and fabrics is that you can use them for a variety of events . African prints can be used for prom dresses, bridal dresses, or just your everyday dress for work or school. It can be a great way to add flair to your wardrobe. You do not always need to use African prints in all your wardrobe choices. Mix and match them or accessorize your dresses with an African print bag or headdress.

Mixing Style with the Practical

As you are starting to express your unique fashion style, your focus is on finding clothing items that reflect it. African garments have the ability to give you fresh looks, while also being practical for running around during school and at your various after-school events. You can also create African print tops and African t-shirts, just by picking the pattern and colors that speak to you.

Do you live in a place where the temperature is hot and humid? African prints can be turned into long and breezy skirts that make it easier to manage the heat. On the other hand, you can also use that skirt with leggings during colder weather. Pair a flared, minim, skater, or maxi skirt with a solid color top to create an outfit that can be used in different situations, from attending class to going to an after-school concert or game. Even hanging out with friends can be comfortable in African garments, because you can choose the right fit for your needs.

Another benefit of using African prints to add to your back-to-school wardrobe is that you are going to have a one of a kind African garment, even if someone else picks that particular print. That is because you both are going to structure your garments differently, making each piece uniquely your own.

Millennials want to express their connections with their culture, while also expressing themselves. As a young person looking to refresh your wardrobe for the new school year, African prints can give you the ability to connect with your cultural roots. However, don’t think that you are limited to just shirt, shorts, and skirts. There are ways to use African prints in your shoes, accessories, and even your backpack.

The goal is that you are expressing yourself, connecting with your personal history, and also creating one of a kind pieces that make you stand out in the crowd. However, you might be wondering how you can create these amazing pieces if you do not sew? Never fear, there are plenty of places to purchase African garments that are ready to wear without having to pick up a needle.

No matter what type of African prints you prefer, our knowledgeable staff can help you to find what will work to create the clothing that you need to start the new school year off right. Contact us today to help you find the right African prints for you!

AKN Fabrics is recognized worldwide for selling the highest quality African fabrics and textiles at low prices. With new designs arriving daily, we always have a great selection of African fabrics and textiles to choose from.


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