• taye-afrykanskie-wzory-african-prints-how-to-take-care-of-your-african-print How to Care and Wash Your African Print Fabrics?

    Cherished by the people, African wax print fabrics as they are whether they are gifted to someone as a present or bought as a preferred handpicked design. Reflecting the personalities of the weavers, these fabrics reflect an individual’s personality. The colors and exotic prints depict a cultural heritage, due to which you would definitely want […]

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  • taye-afrykanskie-wzory-wosk-afrykanski-african-print-why-are-african-prints-fabrics-stiff I just bought my dress and it’s a bit stiff. Will it soften over time?

    Why are my African prints fabrics stiff? I have gotten several questions from our clients (Taye) and non-clients regarding the stiffness of African prints fabrics and how to care for these beautiful, vibrant and colorful fabric? Below are quick answers these questions: I just bought my dress and it’s a bit stiff.  Will it soften […]

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  • Head Wrap styles for modern women

    Head wrap Head wraps have really grown in style variety and popularity. There are scarves of countless colors and prints that can be found in. I love how timeless they look, especially in the colder months! It is all about expressing yourself to the world with all eyes on you. Now, there are plenty of […]

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  • Types of Tribal prints

    On your skirt, dresses, shoes, and clutch, handbags… Tribal prints are everywhere! And who can blame them; these vibrant and attitude-filled patterns are just what the doctor ordered to make your wardrobe stand out and pop! Though, these patterned designs and motifs aren’t exactly named ‘tribal fashion’ – the proper way of describing prints like these […]

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  • Origin of African prints summarized

    “An image of ‘African fabric’ isn’t necessarily authentically [and wholly] African” – Yinka Shonibare. African print, popularly known as Ankara, has gained popularity in the global fashion scene since 2010. The material is primarily associated with Africa mainly because of the tribal-like patterns and motifs. Since it’s ascension in global fashion, much talk has focused […]

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  • African Fabric: Where did African Prints come from?

    “A picture of a pipe isn’t necessarily a pipe, an image of “African fabric” isn’t necessarily authentically [and wholly] African”. These above words are quoted by Yinka Shonibare, a Nigerian-British contemporary artist known for his amazing artwork using African print fabrics in his scrutiny of colonialism and post-colonialism. What is commonly known as “African fabric” goes by […]

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