Whether by the pool or at the beach, African print swimsuits will make your family look great during the hot summer months. Our African print swimwear line offers something for the whole family! Below we’ll highlight some of our favorite African print swimsuits for this summer.
Women’s African Print Swimsuits
Our selection of women’s African print swimsuits offer something for every type of fashionista and body type. This selection includes everything from one piece African print swimsuits to African print bikinis!
Your little ones can rock African print all summer long too! Your little princess can match mom perfectly with our Nuru African print swimsuit for girls. Our Nuru comes in beautiful African print that will perfectly match your African print swimsuit. Get your little princess a colorful red and green African print, white dashiki, or white African print swimsuit. Our Nuru comes in sizes 2/T to 9/10L.
Mother’s Day will be here before you know it! This Mother’s Day we recommend stocking up on our mommy and me sets from our African print Family Collection. Because at D’IYANU we use the same fabric for a variety of styles, there are many different types of mommy and me sets you can create to fit your family and your style. These mommy and me sets are perfectly designed for the mom who loves fashion and matching her little ones. See our top choices for Mother’s Day below and treat yourself by ordering one for Mother’s Day today!
Chic African Print Maxi Skirt
The perfect choice for the mom with little girls of all ages. These mommy and me skirts come in a vibrant purple and pink circle print sure to receive compliments. This African print maxi skirt offers a flattering shape and is versatile for a day or night look.
Our popular Amsa African print midi skirt is flattering and offers free flowing for a comfy feel. Plus the Amsa style skirt offers a versatile look for either day or night. The print is a colorful combination of gold and royal blue block pattern.
Match 2 Ways with Skirt or Bow Tie
Your little one will love the print too with our Abina African print skirt! These mommy and me skirts match perfectly with the style of the skirt and the fabric of the skirt. Or if you have a little boy, match with this adorable little African print bow tie. Sizes for this bow tie range from infant, youth and even adult. So the whole family can match! What an adorable Instagram worthy look!
Nenna African Print Maxi Dress
Perfect for the upcoming warmer summer weather! Our Nenna African print maxi dress comes in a lovely purple and white pattern that highlights a flattering halter top silhouette. The fit is flowy and comfortable, and is great for a day out on the town or for vacation!
Have mom look like a queen...and have her princess match with this little girl’s matching Anike African print dress. These mommy and me dresses would be perfect for a family reunion or family photos!
Efe African Print Pencil Midi Skirt
Or maybe a pencil skirt is more your style...don’t worry we have ways to match your little ones with these trendy and form fitting style. Many women love pencil skirts because of the flattering silhouette they offer and how versatile they are for day or night looks. This Efe African print pencil midi skirt offers a vibrant print of colorful aqua circles. Perfect for the office or a special event!
Match 2 Ways with Skirt or Bow Tie
The whole family can match with this vibrant print! This adorable Abina African print skirt will be the perfect way your little princess can match you. The aqua circles print is also available as an African print bow tie. Sizes for this bow tie range from infant to adult, so all the men in your family can rock this look!
Amara Women’s Dashiki T-Shirt
Or maybe you are looking for a casual, everyday look! Our dashiki t-shirts for women are perfect for a casual look that celebrates your culture. The black t-shirt is flattering and comfy and looks great with jeans, for an easy yet fashionable look.
Make Mother’s Day special by giving her outfits to match her kids! Be sure to check out our full Family Collection for more inspiration for mommy and me sets. Have questions about sizing or our mommy and me sets? Contact us today!
D'IYANU recently held the D'IYANU Talent Challenge where contestants could upload a video showing off their talent with the world of social media while rocking their D'IYANU outfit. We’re proud to announce that the winner of the contest is Akesha Carter! Congratulations!
Akesha viewed the D'IYANU Talent Challenge as a great opportunity to share her gift with the world—singing. Inspired by her love for God and singing since she was 3 years old, Akesha beautifully sang her favorite hymn, "Great is Thy Faithfulness". She can SANG!
For the challenge, Akesha rocked our Blue and Pink Dashiki Maxi Skirt. When asked what inspired her to shop at D'IYANU, Akesha proclaimed "I LOVE wearing skirts, but the bold ethnic prints of the Mommy and Me sets inspired me the most!"
We thought it fitting to mention her daughter, A'Marie Kathryn, who also was among the talented entrants who made this a fun challenge! A'Marie, showed off her tap dancing skills and captivated us with her dazzling smile during her dance routine. She wore the Blue and Pink Abina Skirt for little girls which wonderfully matched her mom’s maxi skirt.
Two words to describe Akesha's video - Beautiful and Inspirational! Check out both videos, leave your comments and share it on Facebook!
We’re excited to introduce our innovative Onna African print stretch clothing collection. “Onna” or “On na” when properly pronounced in the Nigerian language Yoruba means “it stretches”. Created to solve a nagging problem, our Onna African print stretch fabric is the first of its kind in the African print fashion market!
As a Nigerian, I grew up with Ankara which is also known as wax cotton fabric. It’s the fabric used in most West African traditional clothing and in most D’IYANU garments. As most of us familiar with Ankara know, this material is made with 100% cotton and has little to no stretch. I remember the last time I was back in Nigeria, we had some clothes tailor-made for us. The garments were made according to our measurements and the pieces I got were fitted. Sadly those garments don’t fit me today. However if they had some stretch, they would still fit. We recognized that our customers were also facing these same fit issues with Ankara. As women, we love to wear clothes that fit our curves nicely and make us feel sexy. Women also come in different shapes and sizes making it hard to find ready-to-wear Ankara clothing that fits well. It’s even more of a challenge when ordering online.
In response to the fit issues with Ankara fabric, we set out to find the perfect fabric with the right stretch and thickness that would still retain the richness and vibrant colors of Ankara fabric. We found a fantastic knit fabric that met our criteria. We call that material Onna fabric which is made of 95% polyester and 5% spandex.
Toyin Stretch African Print Peplum Pencil Skirt
Flatters your figure
Our Onna African print stretch fabric highlights your curves and flatters your figure. This collection caters to curvaceous women who want to feel comfortable in our statements pieces without worrying about the fit.
Meria African Print Midi Pencil Dress
All day comfort
Our Onna fabric is comfortable and soft making garments made with it wearable all day. Our collection includes African print skirts and dresses that are great for work, hanging out with friends, special occasions and church.
Tabia Stretch African Print Mermaid Pencil Skirt
Chic and stunning
Show stopping is an understatement to describe the Onna Collection. The collection gives women a chance to make memorable fashion statements while proudly representing their roots! The Onna Collection is a great way to stay chic and stunning in African prints.
February is slowly approaching and many people are searching for stylish ways to represent their roots for Black History Month and the highly anticipated “Black Panther” movie premiere! At D’IYANU, we offer modern African clothing for men, women and children. Our African clothing ranges from casual to formal wear. Check out our examples below, for men and women, that are Black History Month approved and Black Panther viewing worthy outfits!
Ladies, it’s time to put our show stopping African print dresses, African print tops and African print skirts to work!
If you’re going for a more casual look, we have great African print tops, sweatshirts, and joggers for you to rock for the premiere and events. Style our African print tops, sweatshirts and joggers with a pair of cute heels, a bold lippie and fun accessories and you’re good to go!
Adesola Women's African Print Sweatshirts (Red)
Mia African Print Off the Shoulder Top (Pink/Beige)
Need a great way to mix your everyday style and show cultural confidence? We have fashionable, ready for any event, skirts and pants available! You’re able to choose from African print pencil skirts to African print maxi skirts and African print pants. To really show off your style, style our African print maxi skirts and African print pants with one of our fabulous tops!
Looking for a more formal look? We have just the right pieces to help you stay classy and poised. Our gorgeous African dresses and African print jumpsuits are fabulous statement pieces you’d need to amplify your style and walk like a queen! Some of these garments are easy to incorporate into your work wardrobe, too. Style our African print dresses and African print jumpsuits with fashionable accessories and classy heels to complete the look!
Habika African Print Fit & Flare Dress (Red/Yellow Rays)
Meria African Print Pencil Dress (Blue/Yellow Black)
Zaki African Print Button-Up Dress (Multipattern)
Fellas, we’ve got you covered, too! Helping you stay stylish through cultural pride and expression is our goal. We offer a unique line of men’s modern African clothing, which includes: African print bomber jackets, African print long and short sleeves t-shirts, and African print sweatshirts. Some of our guys have styled their looks with blazers, lapel pins and found our new African print satin bowties and matching African print satin pocket squares to be their new go-to accessories! You’ll instantly feel a sense of pride as you make your own fashion statement while wearing our African clothing to your upcoming events!
We already know that many of you ladies are on point with creating stylish outfits with your skirts and dresses. But what about when you are attending an event with the special guy(s) in your life and want to look good as a unit? As you may already know, bow ties are currently a hot item for men, and add a hint of class to their outfit! Our new collection of bow ties for men and boys are great accessories to match your skirts and dresses. You will subtly match, but everyone will know that you came as a unit. #diyanusquadgoals
There's nothing quite like a well-done fashion blog. The amount of inspiration readers can take away fashion blogs is more than just fashion, but confidence. At D'IYANU we're all about inspiring cultural confidence through fashion. Here are some fabulous fashion bloggers we think do just that and our are top picks for black female fashion bloggers.
Talking with Tami
This blog is one of our top picks because Tami covers so much on Talking with Tami. Think of this blog more of a talk show where Tami highlights beauty tips, the latest news in entertainment, and of course fashion! An African fashion blogger since 2007, Tami not only still runs her blog, but also gives tips to other aspiring blogs. We enjoy her blog not just because she rocked our Thema skirt, but her writing is witty, entertaining and insightful. Seriously, check out Tami's blog!
Love Brown Sugar
Christina Brown is another black fashion blogger you should follow if you haven't already! Christian has been giving fashion advice at Love Brown Sugar for multicultural women since 2009, and since then her blog has grown and been featured in Essence magazine. She's even a regular contributor to both Essence Magazine and People Style Watch.
Kish my Kurls
We love Kish and her blog Kish my Kurls, and we aren't just saying that because she rocked our summer line this year. Kish covers topics like African inspired fashion, lifestyle, hair and beauty tips, and also has inspiring quotes. Besides her blog, Kish is also very active on YouTube and Instagram. Follow her on your favorite social media platform!
Black Girl Long Hair
Started in 2008 Leila Noelliste founded her blog Black Girl Long Hair. Since then, her blog has grown to cover a variety of topics all to celebrate and empower black women. This blog always has something new to offer whether it's hair styling tips, African inspired fashion, the latest in celebrity news and more! See for yourself why Leila and her fashion blog have been so successful over the years.
This Trinidadian-born blogger created her blog Afrobella to celebrate all shades of women. Since starting her blog, Patrice Grell Yursik has been featured in publications such as Essence, Ebony, and Glamour. She's also won many awards for her blogging including making the Ebony Magazine's Power 100 and various other online awards. See for yourself Patrice's fashion, beauty and hair tips!
Starting her blog in 2008 after graduating from college, Gabi initially sought to fill the void of fashion bloggers for women sizes 14 and up. With her blog GabiFresh, Gabi aims to encourage women of all sizes to take fashion risks and ultimately promote body positivity. You'll love her fashion tips and stunning photography.
Style Pantry is one of our top choices for bloggers because of their editor Folake Kuye Huntoon and her daily looks that she posts on the blog. Trust us, you'll love these daily looks this California based mom posts almost daily on her blog. We also love that besides covering women's fashion they have something for men who can't get enough fashion advice either! Perfect for all fashion lovers.
What's better than one former magazine editor, from a small town navigating New York City? How about two! Andrea and Jessica are friends who together founded the Glamazons blog. This style blog covers everything from travel, beauty, and of course fashion. They've been featured everywhere from InStyle, Ebony, Essence, and so much more! Catch a glimpse of life in New York City and the fashion scene and see for yourself why these two Glamazons say they are on the pursuit of "Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Fabulous."
All the Pretty Birds
You'll love reading about Tamu's life and fashion sense in her blog All the Pretty Birds. In her blog, this Jamaican born fashionista talks about her picks in fashion and her life in Milan. She's also live in New York! She also shares content about beauty and lifestyle.
Born and raised in the Big Apple, Kelly Augustine started blogging to share her personal experiences living in the city and to highlight her top fashion tips for plus size fashion. Not only will you love her beauty tips, plus size fashion tips but her fashion photography with the New York City backdrop is sure to give you style inspiration.
We hope our list helped you find a new African inspired fashion blogger to follow and to have them be your #stylegoals. Have a blogger you follow that wasn't on our African inspired fashion list? Tell us in the comments below what black female fashion bloggers you love following!
Dashikis have been around since the 12th century, and now there are more ways than ever for you and your family to wear this traditional African print. See some of the ways you and your family can wear this African inspired fashion, and get the whole fam wearing a dashiki! All of our dashikis are made here in the USA with incredible attention to details. Below are some of our favorite looks you can have the whole family wearing all year long.
Dashikis for Your Little Ones
It’s never too early to have your little one start wearing a dashiki. In fact, we even make baby dashikis and dashikis for toddlers. Our baby dashiki is available in sizes ranging from 3 months all the way up to 18 months. Your little one will look adorable in this white dashiki onesie.
Or if you have older kids, we offer dashikis for toddlers all the way up to size L in children’s clothing. This dashiki features a navy and gold color scheme that will look so cute on your little prince or princess!
Dashikis for Her
Women have so many options on how they can wear a dashiki! For example, you can rock the dashiki look with our purple dashiki midi skirt. Pair this beautiful, vibrant maxi skirt with white or a black top, and you are sure to turn heads. Purple dashikis are known for signifying royalty, and you’ll look just like that with one of these flattering midi skirts.
Or turn heads in a short dashiki dress! Our dashiki t-shirt dresses are available in colors like navy, gold, and white. Make this a summer look and pair with gladiator sandals and sunglasses. Or wear this versatile short dashiki dress with leggings for a cold weather look.
Dashikis aren’t just for every member of your family; they are for every body type too! Plus size dashiki dresses are offered in a variety of styles in our online store. One of our favorites is the Adisa plus size dashiki dress, which is perfect for a formal event. The Adisa features a maroon and cream coloring with a dashiki on the front. Plus you can add a mermaid train to this dress if you want!
Dashikis for Him
Last but certainly not least, pick up a dashiki for the man in your life. There are plenty of ways for men to wear this African inspired look. For colder weather, our long sleeve dashiki is sure to keep him warm while still rocking this traditional African look. Or a dashiki t-shirt makes a great year round option!
Besides a long sleeve option for men we also offer dashikis in a variety of colors. Every color of dashiki has a particular meaning or occasion it’s meant to symbolize. For example, this blue dashiki shirt which represents love and harmony. This blue dashiki is one of our unisex options and makes an excellent shirt option for either men or women.
Shop our full selection of dashikis with our dashiki t-shirt collection and find the perfect color or look for the members of your family. Celebrate your culture with this traditional African inspired look!
It’s that time of year again! School is back in session which means back to school shopping is in full swing, too! Check out our top picks for cute, African, back to school looks for your little one!
Abina African Girls Skirt
The Abina is a perfect year-round skirt for your little girl! This African print skirt features a fun, colorful African print and an elastic waistband. Not only will your little princess look adorable, she’ll be comfortable wearing this skirt all day to school. There are so many types of Abina skirts available in our online African clothing store. The Abina is available in popular prints such as the gold, pink and green African print skirt, pink and beige African print skirt, purple and pink African print skirt, and more! Find the perfect Abina for your little princess’ back to school look!
Dashiki for Boys and Girls
The perfect t-shirt for your little boy or girl to wear to school. Our Dashiki t-shirt is comfortable for all day wear for kids of all ages. This is the perfect t-shirt for your little boy or girl to wear to school! This navy dashiki t-shirt or black dashiki t-shirt is great for your little one to wear in the classroom. Plus, this t-shirt comes in a range of sizes from 2T or kids large. So whether your child is starting kindergarten or 4th grade, he or she can rock a dashiki in the classroom!
African Print Kid’s Sweatshirt
Fall doesn’t just mean back to school time; it also means the weather will start cooling down a bit. That’s why we recommend including our kids African print sweatshirt in your back to school shopping. This sweatshirt is comfy and adorable for wearing to class during the colder fall or winter months. There’s also a dashiki sweatshirt option!
Another great t-shirt option for your little one to wear in the classroom! This African t-shirt features an African print design in the shape of Africa. Designed to be worn by both little boys or girls and come in sizes ranging from 2T to kid’s size large. Other color options include the navy African t-shirt and the grey African t-shirt. Find the perfect one for your little one’s back to school look.
Chinara Girl's Tank Top
Our Chinara Girl’s tank top makes an adorable back to school outfit for your little one to wear with a cardigan or sweater. Similar to the African t-shirt, this tank top features a shape, in this case, a heart, with a fun African print design. This tank top comes in a variety of colors including the pink tank top, grey tank top, or the black tank top. Find your daughter’s favorite color for her to wear for back to school in this fun tank top.
No matter what kind of body type you have, our line of African print dress, skirts, shorts, and pants are not only bright and bold but flattering. There are many body types women might have, and all of them are beautiful in their unique way! Learn what body type you have and how you can rock African prints.
African Print Styles for Apple Body Shape
An apple body shape means that you have a bust larger than your hip sections, round shoulders, undefined waist, small hips, slim legs, and arms.
For this body type, there are many types of clothes that look good on the apple body shape. Some styles that look especially good on this body type include short dresses, high waisted shorts, flowy dresses and tops that fall lower than the hip bone. Rock African print with our new Makena shorts. These shorts offer a flattering and slimming shape to your waist.
African Print Styles for Pear Body Shape
A pear shape is another popular body type. Having a pear body type, also known as a triangle shape, means that you have large hips and a smaller bust.
When picking out clothing for pear body types,consider clothing that will help bring balance to the top half of your body. Flatter your body type with clothing that features scoop-necks and boat-neck tops. Accentuate your top half with our new Ginika African Tank Top. This tank top offers a flattering scoop neck that will look great on those with a pear body type.
African Print Styles for Hourglass Body Shape
An hourglass body type features naturally round buttocks. Like an hourglass, the upper half is proportional to the top half, meaning your legs and upper body is proportional. Another feature related to the hourglass figure is the well-defined waist.
Flaunt your small waist by wearing the right clothing for your body type. Consider wearing belts over shirts or dresses and fitted jackets to accentuate your fitted waist. Add a belt over our Mesi African print dress, and you can rock colorful print while featuring your slim waist.
African Print Styles for Oval Body Shape
A major sign that you have an oval body shape is that your bust is larger than the rest of your body. Women with round body types also have narrow hips and a fuller looking midsection. Oval body types also have a flatter buttocks and slender legs.
Styles that look especially good on oval body types include belted dresses and tops, empire waisted dresses, and skirts that fall just above the knee to add a more proportioned look. Get a perfectly proportioned look for your body type with our Naya African print midi skirt.
African Print Styles for Diamond Body Shape
The diamond body shape is similar to the oval body shape, because both of them involve full midsections. The main difference between these two body types is that Diamond body types have fuller upper legs. Also, a Diamond body shape features broader hips and a more narrow bust.
Diamond body shapes are known for having great lower legs. Show them off by wearing A-line skirts that fall right above the knee. Show off your legs with our Cerena African print dress.