Mali born, Parisian based designer Lamine Kouyaté of the iconic brand Xuly Bet used a lot of ankara/wax prints for his Spring Summer 2017 collection for New York Fashion Week this year.
Mixing the African print fabrics with denim and other prints, the designer’s collection had a lot of bomber jackets and tracksuits with some of the model rocking an afro or ankara/print scarf.
Other accessories like shoes, bags and even sunglasses had the ankara touch as well.
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NEW YORK, NY – SEPTEMBER 14: Designer Lamine Badian KouyatÈ walks the runway at the Xuly Bet show designed by Lamine Badian KouyatÈ at The Dock, Skylight at Moynihan Station on September 14, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Estrop/Getty Images)
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Photo Credits: Estrop/Getty Images, Frazer Harrison/Getty Images