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Making Ankara Work for Work

Hi guysssss!

How you doing?

Seeing that I almost always wear Ankara, I was somewhat skeptical about doing an Ankara themed post. But, I've realized that common place as it is to me, it isn't the same for everyone else. I've also found out that there are quite a lot of people who love Ankara but still struggle with incorporating it into their daily work style and so on.

Following this, this post on how to make Ankara work for a Monday and a Friday was birthed.

This is the second part of my collaboration with Omon Isinugben of Belois Couture. Catch up on the first one here.

Thankfully, gone are the days when you immediately thought of old and dreary patterns whenever Ankara came to mind. Now, we've seen Ankara become such a vibrant force to be reckoned with in fashion spheres all over the world. We've seen celebrities wear them in ways that are nothing like what our parents and grandparents used to wear in the days of yore.

Slowly but surely, this trend has become so mainstream, it has begun to make its way into even work wear. So, I'm here to show you two ways to make Ankara work for your day-to-day life!

Look 1 - Something for Monday!

Here, I have on an Ankara jacket piece by Belois Couture. Paired with a peach camisole tucked into my blue not-so-tapered-but-not-quite-wide-legged-pants, I would make a sight for sore eyes. Heh! If I may say so myself.

Initially, I played around with styling this jacket with a pair of boyfriend shorts but I wasn't quite sure it created a look that I liked. I might try that again however. So, stick around.

Look 2 - Fringe Fridays!

For the second look which I believe is perfect for a dress down Friday, I have on an Ankara dress with denim details. For a bit of oomph, I added my black fringed sandals!

What do you think? How else do you make Ankara street and/or work friendly? What look is your absolute favorite? Don't leave without leaving us a comment.

You can find Belois Couture on Instagram, here

Until Next Time,
It's Tee

Pictures by Yemain Photography. Find her on Instagram, here


  1. I love love love the jacket (plis dear can I have it lol)
    Weldone tee❤️

  2. That look with the pants is so something I would love to try! It's so effortless and so bold! I love that!


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