Kitenge styles are very popular these days. The kitenge or chitenge as pronounced by other countries can be said or likened to the ankara fabric.
The fabric is an inexpensive cloth made from several patterns and colours. Some of these kitenge prints are also made with political slogans.
The chitenge fabrics can be worn to ocassions that are symbolic or for practical reasons.
They have also become very popular as fashion statements in urban pop culture with youth in Africa. Kitenges are incorporated in clothing items such as hoodies, trousers, and accessories such as bags.
WHERE TO GET KITENGE DRESSES TO BUY
Fortunately, getting custom made kitenge dresses to buy these days is very easy. Platforms like Amazon, etsy, instagram and Facebook have all made it easy for sellers to sell their products and buyers to buy from these online marketing platforms.
The number one recommended online african shop is etsy. Etsy has a whole lot of authentic online african stores that sells all kindsof african clothing styles and accessories.
But, becareful of some of the sellers on these online marketing platforms. Make sure to read reviews from real buyers before paying for any service.
HOW TO WASH KITENGE FABRICS.
The best and recommended way to wash african print clothing fabric is by hand. Yes! If you want it to last longer, i recommend washing it by hand and with soap and water only
This helps keeps the colours intact. Another trick to help keep the colors intact is by adding salt to the water you are washing the fabric in.
But,if you still insist on washing it in the washing machine,then check out this blog post on how to care for african print clothing fabric by Louisa. Shes got a gold mine of information on african prints.
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