Kitenge designs that every Nairobian chick should have  in her wodrobe 

Every lady desires to have a wardrobe choice that reflects her style.  This is because fashion is the most direct way to make your presence known without uttering a word. It can, therefore,a bit tricky when you have to balance between being expressive and trying not to send the wrong message, especially tothose Mafisi roaming about. Below are some of the latest kitenge fashion in Nairobi that will give you both a classy feel without compromising your fine style sense.

1. The Denim On kitenge look
You wilk never find a misplaced denimm on a kitenge look. This is simply because this composition is both a fabulous and also a strong weekend look. 

2. Kitenge Bubble and Lace Dresses,  thishas a well composed fashion aspect about the body structure thus cannot be avoided by team Mafisi on the streats of nairobi. When paired with plain tank top they enhance and give balance to trending design

3.kitenge Trench coats 

Trench coats paired with a short body con dresses are  for wormth.are not only among the cutestlatest fashion trends in Nairobi, but they arealso a good idea whenyou want to keep warm. It can come as an add on to that lovely little ankara  dress on that date.

4.Plaid ankara Pencil Skirt
the plaid or pattern trend fashion has spread becousr it enhanced simplicity and flexibility by giving a cute loik without revealing alot. Idesign guves the chick that bonus look when they have the weastafrican or maasai print.

 5. Maxi Dress GameThough they look more presavative, Kitenge Maxi skirts are a fabulous and surely enchanting way to keep your style on point. A bright colored kitenge maxi skirt can be paired with a dark sleeveless top and enhance with accesories.

6. KitengeJumpsuit 

Jumpsuits are of course a fresh twist to the traditional formal pant suit.  Being a formal fleek ware they can be enhabced with  plain and brighter blaxer  to amplify yout look.

7. Bodycon Dress
The bodycon dress give a deluxe feeling when you enter into a room containing member of the Mafisi sacco. It also increases your esteem when assesorised with high heels.

8. Kitenge Skater Skirt
Skater skirts are simply cute and amazingly dapper to wear when you want to be a bit more style to your skirt game.

 

9. Maxi Shirt

Maxi shirts are amongthe most charming trends in the latest fashion in Nairobi. This is obviously because they take a normal piece of clothing to a whole different level of fancy. They are definitely awesome with your favorite pair of jeans to keep things sleek. 

10.Katenge themed Sweatpants and Jumpers
For a cute casual look have a kitenge themed sweatpants. Though they look tomboyish the pants how you style them with the  kitenge thmed sweatshirt or jumper determine how hot you are.

11. The kitenge dedicate  Mini Dress

My dress my choice has enhanced the loveliness in small packages called mini stuffs. Just revealing a bit of God’s given in kitenge mini dress.

12. All Ankara

The material has gone through some crazy twist to convert the traditional fabric into a lovely attire for Nairobians. The dress can be customize to any design you want.

13. The Stunning High Waist Look

High waistis  trousers the trending fashion in Nairobi Becouse of the freedom that it fives the crop top lovers.They are furthermore easy to pair up with your favorite crop top and finally a coat if the weather demands so. This look has you all styled up and effortless without breaking a sweat.

Trendy kitenge dresses and designs

Kitenge short dress also known as a frock or gown is a garment consisting of a skirt with an attached bodice or matching bodice giving the effect of one-piece garment. In African culture short dresses, dresses are more often worn by women and girls.
They are mainly used for weddings, day out, cocktails, parties. The dresses can also be worn during church sessions.
Short Kitenge frocks when well combined with plain color jacket is fit for casual office wear. Once in a while rock you work place with Kitenge peplum  frock.african kitenge short dress
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kitenge designs for the wedding

Traditional Marriage in past time was just the common and only form of marriage known in Africa. Christianity gave birth to gave birth  to Christianity and court marriages. Despite colonial development the traditional marriages never lost its glory in the African tradition since it is the among important stages of life one is supposed to undergo.
In the African countries the traditional marriages are performed  in different forms but the basis of the weeding in the contemporary weeding is the color and patterns in the the attires displayed during the ceremony. variety of material and designs are combined to make the ceremony successful.

Kitenge and other African themed fabrics  always  enhance the legacy of this special day  thus making it beautiful and  and unique.Here are some of the African weeding attires made of kitenge.

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How to inspire your wall decorations with kitenge fabric

The wall is one of the largest surface in your home,therefore  decorating it with kitenge wall hangings creates uniqueness in the house . Kitenge  fabric wall arts and wall hangings match  the African themed decor for  balance and harmony thus making it inspirational look. The fabric also work well with other decor themes  thus giving chance to add colors and patterns in your living room.

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When working with lot of  wall space , use large kitenge wall hangings  or several pieces to decorate the space.  Make sure you have your kitenge  wall hangings at eye level and  for multiple pieces  group them together and have the center at the eye level . When they are multiple pieces, group them as one and have the center at eye level. the shaping give uniqueness and  balance your room.

A creative way of having kitenge wall hangings is to have  the same fabric with other accessories such as a lamp shade, cushion or a portable remote bag to decorate  the room.  The fabric can also be used to  to enhance other wall accessories such clocks, picture frames and woven baskets.

If you run out of material you might  you can get paintings of patterns to  decorate the wall.Vary the color on the canvas by using the kitenge fabric and other material to complete your work. This gives you a pop of color and improve your pallet.

 

Kitenge upholstery you may need in your house

Choosing  upholstery  that compliment your room is the major aspect in interior designing of your house.The wonderful made and designed patterns and colors in kitenge has made it to gain popularity upholstery. The fabric  can also be used in enhancing various surface with outstanding results always use the fabric that makes an impression  and add a pop of color in your  upholstery and interior decor.

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For  kitenge cushion cover choose colors that are not too bold  and use it to make cushion or cover the entire  sofa. For those who are adventurous  dare any color or pattern to enhance the African-theme from this beautiful fabric.

Kitenge fabric can also be blended with interior decor color scheme to add some interest and flair. The fabric can be used as a  on your sofa and cushion covers. also cover your single chair entirely with the fabric  while keeping the sofa block color as song as the two gels are compatible.

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Kitenge fabric can also enhance the look of your bedroom upholstery.For those who want to try out you can use  it to make cushion covers on your bed.  You can also use the fabric to make your bed headboards  either by  patch the fabric or just add a kitenge strip as as trim of your headboards.

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Kenyan kitenge brand that you should know about

Sometimes we want to pay homage to our motherland, but don’t know how and where to keep up with the first moving trends as well as enjoy African designs. We think of going full kitenge or times add a manageable doze of African look into your our outfit Instead of going full on kitenge , and feeling rather overwhelmed by the patterns and colors . Fear of destroying the pattern or design make not try out the African design rather go for western fashion. There many Kenyan brands and design that will change your attitude towards kitenge. Here are some of brands that can design your fabric to the fullest.

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1. Riri African design
Riri African design is a local designer with a unique and eclectic taste for the best garments and accessories. Riri meaning beautiful, brand designs garments and clothes are totally made kitenge fabric.
2. Moo-cow Limited
Located in Nairobi at Hurlingam silver springs, moocow is a lady wear brand that design linens in African styles. Established in 2004 the brand name design leso to outstanding cloths and accessorize them with detailed beads. Inspired by Kenyan culture the brand designs a large varies for garden wedding. It’s owned by Wambui Njogu.
3. POISA
Kenya fashion brands make garments for both men and woman. POISA also make complimenting accessories such as kitenge shoes, earning and necklaces. The brand POISA (a Taita phrase meaning to make or craft) was by renowned Kenyan designer Patricia Mbela. It has showcased on severally international catwalks.
4. Achera designs
Launched in 2015 Achera design is a brand that crates stunning kitenge fabric. The brand design sophisticated and feminine brand that to reflect elegance, power and confi dence. It is owned by Annsophie Achera.
5. Kiafrika designs
Located along Waiyaki Way Kiafrika designs modern African inspired stylish and trendy clothing and accessories made from Ankara and kanga. Their products include modern clothing, bags, bangles, necklace, earring, and ring.
6. Tanashati designs

Dealers in African inspired fashion wear, bridal gown and suit staff uniform and brand. They also make kitenge garments for ladies gents and children. Accessories such jewelries, clutch bag enhance the African look.
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Owned by former radio personality Ann Mpinga, Kipusa designs was established in 2011 to make garnets for women aged between 40 to 60 years. Kipusa designs work using a plethora of fabrics with African prints. It is located at Adams arcade Ngong road.

10 ways to rock in kitenge fashion when pregnant

Pregnancy does not stop you from enhancing your dressing style to stay trendy. If you are wondering how Kitenge fabric can give you a latest look in fashion industry. Kitenge gives you a loose and flossy look that gives you a complicity time during pregnancy. Here are ways to use Kitenge fabric to give a pregnant woman a classy look.

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  • Kitenge wrap dresses.

They are very classy and it easily pull off you look

  • Kitenge short dresses.

Its look is enhanced with a legins especially black and leather legins.

Kitenge maxi dresses

Stylish Kitenge maxi dress gives you a loose and flatly looks that gives you simple look and hide your bump especially during the last tri-semester.

  • Combining Kitenge with chiffon to Kitenge to makes a pregnancy gown or maxi dress enhance the Kitenge fabric to give an African chick look.
  • Symmetric hemline dress

Making you Kitenge dress or gown with a high low hemline balances your belly and look thus making you more comfortable. Sometimes decorating your plain color high-low dress with Kitenge fabric collars gives your dress an African magic.

  • Kitenge dera or gown.

Give you a traditional look that enables you to hide your belly at during the first tri semester thus enhancing trendy chick look.

  • Flare Kitenge skirt

It balances out you body especially you big belly to make sure it smaller than normal. Make sure it is a low waist so as not to tighten your belly give space for the pregnancy.

  • Thick Kitenge fabric

When made as skater dress thick Kitenge fabric hides the fact that you are expecting thus the dress made of thick fabrics such Maasai shuka applies for the mood of hiding the bum.

  • Kitenge belt

To give you loose plain dress a classy look, accessorize it with Kitenge fabric belt. Wear the belt just above the belly to enhance the body and the bum’s shape. Also give your plain dress a new look with Kitenge scarves.

  • Kitenge blazers

This shapes your belly to keep it smaller than normal. Enhance your city chick look with middle length pencil skirt or a time Kitenge short for beach ware.

  • Kitenge shirtdress

Oversize button up Kitenge shirt dress enhances the appearance of your bum. Roll the slaves of your dress and let the loose Kitenge fabric to divide your posture.

  • Chunky Kitenge accessories

When dressed in a casual plain color maxi maternity dress, adding large chunky of body accessories made if Kitenge fabric such as necklaces, bangle and studs give you an African mother look. To compliment the look add Kitenge scarves at your head.