‘Ankara’ accessories: ‘Ankara’/'kitenge'/'chitenge'/African print bow tie, white shirt, chinos & spiked slippers
Bow ties are back on trend this season and good news is that you don’t have to wait for a formal occasional to wear them as you can incorporate them with your daily outfits. Ankara bow ties are vibrant, stylish and versatile. Wearing a bow tie transforms and adds an interesting dimension to your look and makes you stand out from the crowd.
Bow ties need not to be boring as they come in as many different colours, fabrics, prints/patterns and materials. From paisley print to African prints and polka dot prints. Ankara bow ties are worn with a shirt or polo t-shirt. There three types of bow tie, clip on, self tie and pre-tied. Out of these three self tied bow ties are perfect for grown-ups.
A bow tie can be worn with a V neck sweater, blazer or a cardigan. Wear colourful bow tie with a neutral coloured shirts to avoid clashing your outfit. Slim line bow ties are great when paired with a standard-shaped collar, while the standard bow tie should be paired with a winged collar and is appropriate for a day wear.
How to wear ankara bow tie
Pair your ‘ankara’ bow tie with a shirt, blazer, brogues and skinny jeans for a stylish look. Pair ‘kitenge’ bow tie with a denim shirt, skater skirt and heels for a casual girly look. Wear an African print bow tie with a printed/patterned shirt, shorts, biker jacket and sandals for a relaxing look. Why not pair your shirt dress with an ‘ankara’ bow tie for a girl meet boy look. Pair a bow tie with a V neck sweater, cropped pants, white crisp shirt and heels for an office look. Pair an ankara bow tie with a polo shirt, boyfriend jeans and converse for an androgynous look.