Ashanti means powerful and complete; its meaning is given based on the Ashanti empire’s ability and swiftness in conquering empires in the pre-colonial times in Ghana. Known for their fearless rulers like Osei Tutu and Yaa Asantewaa, the kingdom remains a prominent one serving as the root to many Akan tribes. They also claim the roots to the popular Ghanaian language – Twi. Just what you want in spring and summer. Layer up on cold days to provide warmth. Enjoy wearing for years. It’s perfect with jeans or shorts and just plain pretty. Made of polished cotton, accented with wax African print. Features buttons in the front. The best way to care for this or any other African clothing is to dry clean or hand wash in lukewarm water.
The pebble print is designed as an nsaasawa print, which means pieces of clothes pieced together more like a guilt or like Dolly Parton puts it, cloth of many colors. In the olden days, pieces were sewn together to keep kids warm, when going for childbirth and often worn by the poor who couldn’t afford full piece of cloth. As our African culture and generations revolutionized so has our way of living and thinking, the African textile industry have adopted printing different designs on the same fabric to serve as a style and as a reminder of how all our differences pieced together make us uniquely beautiful The fit-and-flare style flattering off shoulder style is meant to make you show some legs and shoulders.
The style is made to fit all body types. Stand out in the crowd with this sweetheart looking dress. The skater dress features a back zipper, sown in allowance and a lined wax print. The best way to care for this or any other African clothing is to dry clean or hand wash in lukewarm water.