The Ankara print to me has become a global phenomenon and you can also find more the Latest Ankara Styles here on Iya Eko. Everyone can find their African root in the Ankara print. The Ankara Fabric has been worn by many including celebrities from all works of life. You can find them in different pattern and prints. You can even buy Ankara from the online retailer ASOS. With all the love Ankara is receiving, I think it will be trending for a long time. I love them, I wear them and I highly recommend them. You can wear them to all occasions. I particularly love the fact that you can customise them to suit your needs, occasion and season. See my top styles for 2014 and why I choose them below.
THIGH HIGH SLIT
My top 25 picks has to start with glamour. Rita Dominic is a style Icon. She is an effortlessly classy woman. Just like Rita, customise your Ankara into a thigh high slit dress to bring out the grown woman in you or make yours into a mini/midi skater dress so your inner girly girl can shine through. You can rock the Skater dress in the day time and the thigh high slit dress in the night time and for any glam occasion you may be attending.
LACE & ANKARA MIX
Like mother like daughter. Iya Eko is family oriented. She makes time for her child/children. Make yourself a maxi skirt mixed with lace and your gorgeous daughter a mini Ankara skirt with lace mix. This look made my top 25 as lace is still very much on trend and when mixed with Ankara, it is an icing on the cake. This style will be perfect for any family gathering and of course a style inspiration for your Aso ebi.
The PEPLUM hem has to be on my top 25 as it is one of the popular styles this year and so is the skater dress. It has been worn by many and coveted by loads of women. It is one of my most worn style this year. No dulling with Ankara! Whether peplum hem maxi dress or Skater midi dress or wrap bustier dress, you too can look fab your own way.
Everything midi is currently trending right now and has to be on my top 25. You too can rock a gorgeous midi dress for a classy look just like the African Sweetheart, Singer Song Writer; Tiwa Savage,
FISH TAIL MAXI
Shine bright like a diamond in a clean silhouette. Wear your peplum hem maxi skirt with an off shoulder blouse to your red carpet event. This style is clean and classy and couldn't slip off my top 25.
Frills can never be prettier than this. It is a modern way of making your Ankara and had to be on my top 25 because this look definitely will bring out the vogue in you.
Go short! A mini skirt with a blouse to match looks modern, it is called a monochromatic look. I call it matchy matchy and had to be on my top 25 because it is a trend that will be around for a long time, designers love it and so do I
There's nothing wrong in been a yummy mummy. Mercy Aigbe looks stunning in a mono strap Ankara dress. The band detail on the dress creates an illusion of a slimmer waist on her. You can dress this look up like she did with heels and you can also dress it down with flats. This look is perfect for all occasions where you want to look chic, since Iya Eko is all about gorgeousness: this style had to be on my top 25 for 2014. For on the beach glamour, create your mono strap mini with satin/silk mix.
Crop top is one of the hottest trend right now. I love it and had to include it on my top 25 picks for 2014. Make your ankara into a crop top and be on trend. You can pair it with a high low skirt or you can pair it with any fitted bottom you fancy. However you like it, crop top is a chic trend.
There's no way I would wrap up my selection of styles up without including the Peplum blouse. The peplum blouse flatters all shapes and sizes. Wear your ankara peplum blouse with trousers or fitted skirts. Whether you go skirts or pants/trousers just be fab in your Ankara.
KNOT IT UP
Make your Ankara into a Knot wrapper for a trendy look. It is one of the hottest trends right now, so it had to be on my top 25 styles. Omosexy sure looks sexy in a two-piece modern wrap iro and buba.
Your ankara will look as fab in a fitted hi low blouse. This style is perfect for casual occassions and also for formal ones and had to make my top 25 styles for 2014. Pair your hi low blouse with a skinny pants or leggings and throw on some accessories you love.
Make your Ankara into accessories by customizing it unto a little black dress. This will make a statement any time, any day. I love this concept and had to include it on my top 25 styles for 2014.
POLISHED & SOPHISTICATED
An Iya Eko has to be polished and sophisticated all the time so I had to include a style that defines sophistication and class into my top 25 for 2014. An Ankara detailed and fitted dress like this one will take you from day to night. Finish your look with a gorgeous pair of heels.
The blazer is a wardrobe staple and had to be in my top 25 because everyone needs one or already has one. Make your Ankara into a structured blazer. Why buy them in the store when you can make them? You can wear it to work on a casual Friday or even to church on a Sunday.
The young shall grow and I love them!
There's no better way to wrap up my top 25 picks for 2014 up without including gorgeous styles for kids. One of the best ways to let your kids have a feel of their heritage is for you to style them in your native attires. Ankara is one of them, kids love them because they are colourful.
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