Traditional African Clothing: A Guide To Kanga from East Africa

Kanga was first introduced to our founder, Sian, during her initial trip to Tanzania in 2013. Sian volunteered for a...

Models in Tanzania wearing women's red african print top and women's red african print pencil skirt at photoshoot

A Guide to Our African Boutique Online

Take a tour of our fabulously, unique African boutique online from the comfort of your own home. Learn about the...

Kitenge customer called Nadine wearing her African print dress at Boardmasters music Festival in Newquay, UK

Our Top 5 Styles of African Dresses in The UK

What we love about African print fashion dresses is how easy and simple they are to wear. They can easily...

Kitenge Store Founder Sian visited Daniel at his batik making workshop in Ghana West Africa holding two different finished colourful fabric designs used to make modern afrocentric clothing

Traditional Batik Making in Ghana, West Africa

Batik is a well-respected, ancient art form and craft. It is the same process used to make African wax print...

Women's Purple African Print Pencil Dress Model Wearing in Tanzania

The Rise of Ankara Dresses in The UK!

The past few years has seen a huge rise in the popularity of Ankara fashion in the UK. These bright,...

Colourful ashanti kente cloth hanging verticle strips made in Ghana West Africa

Everything you need to Know About Kente!

Our founder, Sian, recently travelled to Ghana in West Africa. During her time there she visited several talented artisans including...

Kitenge Store's modern african print clothing worn by models in Tanzania

Wash Care Advice for African Print Clothing

We thought it would be helpful to share with you the best way to care for your African print clothing...

African Print Kids Clothing Models Wearing in Tanzania

Announcing The Launch of Our African Clothing For Kids!

We were asked a lot last year if we made children’s clothing so we listened to your feedback and are proud...

Pile of our brand new African wax print fabrics at the market in Tanzania

African Wax Print Clothing – The Story Behind The fabric

We are often asked how the wax print fabrics we use to create our African print clothing are made, so we...

Models in Tanzania wearing women's yellow african print pencil skirt and men's red african print short sleeve shirt during photoshoot

Browse our Latest Collection of Modern African Clothing Styles

We’re just back from Tanzania, where we had great fun showcasing our latest ankara styles in our photoshoot. Talented local...

Models wearing African print kanga skirts by Kitenge at the Lubaina Himid exhibition in Bristol UK

Kanga Fashion Show at The Lubaina Himid Exhibition in Bristol!

On 23 March 2017, Kitenge was invited by the University of West England to take part in the Mavazi ya...

Pile of African Wax Print Clothing Fabric Close Up

The Complete Beginners’ Guide to African Wax Print Clothing

Did you know that African wax print clothing fabrics (commonly known as ‘Ankara’ in West Africa and ‘Kitenge’ in East...


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