Colourful and Complicated Ankara (aka Wax Print)

With consumers becoming increasingly aware of the destructive nature of cultural appropriation, examples of it are getting noticed more and more. In the last few years several fashion companies have been publicly called out for cultural appropriation when they’ve used the types of colourful printed fabrics that are popular in West Africa. These prints are often known by their Nigerian name Ankara, or they…

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Yala Jewellery

Award-winning, African inspired jewellery. Ethically made in Kenya by artisans in the informal sector. Certified B Corp and Black owned. www.yalajewellery.com