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8 Creative Ways to Wear African Prints In 2024

Step into the New Year with a wardrobe that exudes elegance and cultural richness. Our collection of African print dresses at Dovetailed offers a timeless blend of tradition and modern style. Whether you're attending a formal event or simply want to make a statement, our dresses are the perfect choice. The vibrant colours and bold patterns celebrate the beauty of African prints, allowing you to express your individuality with each piece.

Shop our unique African print dresses and embrace the versatility they bring to your wardrobe. From fit-and-flare to maxi dresses, each piece is crafted with precision and care, ensuring you stand out with confidence. Let your fashion choices tell a story of tradition, diversity, and global style as you welcome the New Year in style.

1. The Classic Dress

Let's start with the timeless African print dress. Whether it's a fit-and-flare, a maxi, or a tailored sheath, a dress adorned with African prints is a showstopper. Perfect for both casual and formal occasions, this wardrobe staple effortlessly combines tradition and modern style. It is also the perfect outfit to welcome this New Years!

You can shop our unique African print dresses here.

2. Ankara Head-wraps: A Symbol of Cultural Pride

Make a bold and cultural statement by incorporating Ankara head-wraps into your look. These vibrant accessories add a pop of colour to any outfit, and they're incredibly versatile. You can tie them in various styles, from a turban to a bow, allowing you to express your individuality.

3. Chic Jumpsuits for Every Occasion

Jumpsuits are all the rage, and when they're crafted with African prints, they become a fashion-forward must-have. Opt for a wide-legged jumpsuit for a breezy and relaxed look, or choose a tailored silhouette for a more polished appearance.

4. Statement Skirts: Versatility Meets Style

For a versatile and stylish addition to your wardrobe, consider an African print skirt. Pair it with a solid-coloured top for a balanced look, or go bold by mixing patterns for a fashion-forward ensemble. A high-waisted skirt with a tucked-in blouse creates an effortlessly chic vibe.

Make a statement with Dovetailed’s skirt here.

5. Stylish Blazers: Elevate Your Everyday Look

Take your office or casual look to the next level with an African print blazer. Throw it over a monochromatic outfit to add a touch of vibrancy and sophistication. Blazers with African prints are a unique way to infuse cultural flair into your everyday style.

6. Ankara Accessories: Start Small, Go Bold

If you're not ready to go all-in with African prints, start small with accessories. Ankara-printed accessories like scarves, handbags, or even shoes can add a subtle yet impactful touch to your outfit. These details allow you to experiment with the trend without committing to a full look.

We have a range of accessories for you to create your perfect look here.

7. Playful Rompers for Effortless Style

Rompers are the epitome of playful and comfortable fashion, and our African print rompers take it to the next level. Perfect for casual outings or a day in the sun, these rompers add a fun and youthful touch to your collection. Embrace the bold and vibrant prints that define our rompers and make a statement wherever you go. Explore the playful side of fashion with our range of African print rompers at Dovetailed.


8. Bold Two-Piece Sets: Make a Powerful Statement

For those who love to make a bold statement, our African print two-piece sets are the ideal choice. Whether it's a crop top paired with high-waisted pants or a matching top and skirt, these sets redefine your fashion choices. Wear them together for a cohesive and powerful look or mix and match with other wardrobe staples for endless possibilities. Embrace the fashion-forward side of African prints with our collection of bold two-piece sets.

In conclusion, wearing something with African print is not just a fashion choice; it's an opportunity to celebrate diversity, tradition, and individuality. From dresses to head-wraps, blazers to rompers, our collection at Dovetailed offers endless options for expressing your unique style. Embrace the vibrancy, elegance, and cultural richness that African prints bring to your wardrobe. Let your fashion choices tell a story of tradition, individuality, and global style as you elevate your style with Dovetailed. 

Ready to make a statement? Shop our collection today and step confidently into a world of fashion that reflects your essence.

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