Four Tips For Shopping for African Clothing

Four Tips For Shopping for African Clothing

African clothing comes in a wide variety in style and design, but there is one peculiar characteristics among them all and that is the fact that they are colourful, bright and elegant and often very comfortable. African fashion has different ways of expressing their beauty and elegance. Some contains broad and pronounced embroidery while others are simple but exquisite without any embroidery, some come in as a single colour while other are expressed in beautifully mixed colours, some come with short while other with trousers. In whole traditional African clothing give beauty, shape and personality to the person wearing it. African attire has been in vogue for centuries but what makes it more appealing is the reinvention of old African fabric for designing modern and contemporary african styles

Now what are the things you need to consider when shopping for African clothing? I would say there are four basic things you need to look out for

1. What fabric is the design made of?: there are thousands of African fabrics but the most popular ones are the voile lace, satin lace, brocade, linen, adire, aso-oke, and the most popular called the Ankara, the texture of the Ankara is such that it can be made into any design both old and new, but the most expensive being the lace fabric, so the fabric in a way determine the price

2. What kind of design am I looking for that will sooth my occasion: In this the occasion the kind of fabric or design you choose for example you will get more respect and accolade wearing a well design lace fabric than adire fabric so the bigger the occasion the bigger the fabric, although in this contemporary time young men would probably prefer a well design Ankara to the lace fabric

3. How much does it cost: Like we said in the two point above the cost is something you need to also consider relating to your pocket, this is one point African attire has over its competitors, because our fabric and design comes from the original source which is West African our prices are very much affordable and our design are original

4. Is there any embroidery on the design especially for the mens African clothing: Some time some customers does not know the reason a wide gap in price of two product of similar fabric well the main difference could be the embroidery on the African style, the more the embroidery the more the price so you need to ask yourself if you really need the embroidery

Am sure if you arm yourself with this solid four point when shopping for African clothes this summer you are 100% sure you will make a good choice and design