The Dashiki; the famous African print that made its way from the
shore’s of the continent to an unknown land, not knowing, not realizing
that it would pave way for an “eruption” of African print fashion in
diaspora. This dashiki, taken from the northern part of the country
traveled and became so popular that every African, non-African, brown
skinned and non-brown skinned folk could be seen in it.
for greatness has been opened and we all have this fabulous print to
thank for it. According to fashion history, the dashiki only maintained a
certain type of appearance, it was mostly made into caftan’s tops for
male, short caftan styles for females or maxi dresses as it was used as a
However now that the world is slowly
becoming more open, the fabric has moved from being a political
statement to being a fashion staple.
We can’t get enough of the
dashiki fabric as it is used to create some evolved chic and fun looks
and so if you thought you would be looking at 90’s styles then you are
mistaking. We are about to open your eyes to some extremely creative and
fascinating dashiki styles that we believe should be a part of your
you know there are stories and meaning behind every dashiki color and
pattern? The story behind every pattern, curve and line is just as
fascinating as the fabric itself.
This is why we tell you that
each African print isn’t just a print, but it carries a meaning, a
significance and so when you wear the print you are to wear it with
pride because you are showing off your cultural heritage.
What do you think of these new dashiki styles? Tell us in the comment section below.