African print dresses are gorgeous.

Now, wait a minute! If you don’t own African print dresses then you should think twice about that. Because let’s face it, the styles of African dress styles are the current trend in fashion.

The African style dresses that are popping up are all so beautiful and elegant. The vibrant colors of the African prints also known as the Ankara print or kitenge prints produce the most stylish fashion pieces.

Ankara dresses are such bold statement dress pieces. For me, to dress with African print should not be a big hustle. In fact, it’s the easiest when it comes to its styling.

The colors of the print dresses makes it easy to get accessories to match with the style.

Imagine stepping out in an african print dress that has been designed and styled to great perfection. What do you think will happen when you step out in such style?

All eyes will definitely be on you wherever you go. That is the power that the african print wields in fashion.

African dress styles are enough to make you feel sexy and important in whichever way your wear it

Take a look at african print dresses below.. You will love them!


These are all modern african print dresses that you can also have made for you. You can have the print made into any kind style for you.

It will shock you to know that african print dresses for weddings are so greatly in demand.

An african attire as a wedding dress is quite unusual but since the rise of the African print to fame, it has been unstoppable as to the dress styles or gowns it can be turned into.

No matter the size of your body, you can get your style uniquely made for you. Take a look at a collection of african print dresses plus size styles .

African dresses styles are simply breathtaking no matter who or what wears it.

Popular African print dresses designs trending


I especially love jackets that are made with the african prints.  They always have this sleek and exotic look. Picture number 7 for reference

Short dresses

African print dresses that are short have always been trending. It is an evegreen dress style. It never goes out of fashion.

Assymmetric Neckline Style

Another trending dress style is the assymmetric neckline style. Take a look above at picture number 5 to see what I’m talking about.

Wrap tops

African prints wrap top styles are also  trending. I must confess that I am a huge fan of wrap tops and dresses.

There is something about wrap dress styles that makes you feel elegant.

Exaggerated or Bishop sleeves African print tops

Picture 3 for reference. These sleeve styles are high in demand for making fashion statements. It has this bold fashion style shrouded around it.

Simple v neck straight dresses with belt

African print Dresses styles like this are also quite popular. They are simple and easy to wear.

African designs for women’s clothing like these are simply beautiful and elegant.

You should really jump on the African print outfits train to be part of the fashion hub.

Where to get african print clothing to buy

You can actually buy African print dresses online. It is up to you to decide where you want to buy your beautiful African dresses from.

Marketing platforms like Etsy, have modern african dresses for sale in the stores.

Some offer custom orders where you can order for handmade fashionable African dresses to add to your wardrobe.

More African dresses with modern influence

For me the whole point of wearing african print dresses makes me feel more of a thoroughly bred African woman.

How to wash African print dresses

Although African prints are colorful and vibrant, there is a downside to it and that is the washing aspect.

There is nothing so frustrating than wearing your dress once and after washing it you realize that all the once beautiful colors of the print are all splattered in a mess on the dress.

The sad part is that It becomes totally unwearable. If this has happened to you before, let me know in the comments section and I will give you my deepest condolences. Lol

But, there is a sure and certified way you can prevent this from happening to your African prints. Want to know how? Continue reading.

The best way to wash African prints



Fetch more than half a bucket of water. If washing more than one African print dresses, wash in a basin filled more than halfway


Heap 3 tablespoons of iodine salt and add to the water. If washing more than one African print dress, double the tablespoons of salt


Wash the African print dresses by hand in the salted with only washing soap. Do not add washing powder


Rinse the washed African print dresses in clean salted water and wring out the water from the clothes.


Dry the washed African print dresses directly in the sun to maintain the colors of the print.

Basically, the process above is the best way to wash your print fabric without spoiling it. I know you hate washing by hand but if you want to keep the colors intact, then you should wash it using the steps above.

More African dresses styles

Final thoughts

The African clothing styles here are ones currently trending.

You can have one copied or custom made for you.

The Ankara print dresses styles are not only for Africans(those days are gone).

Anyone and everybody is free to wear the colored prints of their choice.

Whoever dresses African will not be laughed at these days. But rather, they are admired and hailed.

I have loads of African dresses styles posts here on my blog.

Click on the links below to see more pictures of African dresses designs.

I hope you loved the styles here. Let me know your thoughts and suggestions in the comments section below.


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