21 Gift Ideas For People Who Love African Print & Ankara | Gift Guide

Buying gifts can be time consuming whether it’s Christmas, a birthday or a special occasion. From baby clothes to homeware, here are some African print inspired gift ideas to help you buy the perfect present for that friend that loves all things Ankara and African print.


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(First Published 2019 /-Updated in 2022)

1. African Women Canvas Print

Do you know someone who loves wall art and canvas prints? This beautiful image of these melanin queen may be something you are interested in!



2. Ankara Note Book

Do you have a friend that loves writing or journaling? This Ankara notebook is so cute and perfect for those friends who love writing!


3. African Print Placemats by Bespoke Binny

These are perfect way to brighten up a dining room or table. Perfect for anyone who loves brightening up their interiors.


4. African Print Clothing By Laviye

Looking for ready made African clothing to wear on a trip or just in general . Laviye offer high quality and ethically made African inspired fashion. There are a wide range of outfits that this may be a great gift option for someone.



5. Nyame Adinkra Mug by Omiokun

This not African print or Ankara but still made it onto the list. This mug has s a Ghanian symbol called Nyame Adinkra meaning ‘Except God’. This mug is perfect  is perfect for a friend that loves their hot drinks.

nyame adinkra mug



6. African Print Christmas Decorations by Nubian Ornaments 

African print baubles and Christmas decorations look beautiful on a Christmas tree. This is the perfect gift for that friend who loves decorations and decorating.

african print christmas decorations



7. I Love Jollof Lunch Bag by Kitch Noir

This is not African print but is still African. Do you know someone that loves Jollof? This would be a cute bag to gift someone who is always eating Jollof or just wants the world to know that they love Jollof!

Kitsch Noir


8. African Print Baby Accessories by Muffin sisters

Have a friend who just had a baby? These cute baby products are perfect for any precious baby.

Muffin Sisters

Muffin Sisters



9. African Print Wrapping Paper by AnkaraCultureCo

African print wrapping paper is a perfect way to wrap up your presents. The items below is not exactly a present but an accessory to go with your gift.

african print wrapping paper



10. Kente/Ankara Print Folding Fan by Kelisafrica

You probably own one of these or know someone who does. This is a perfect present to use during the summer or for those who live in a hot country.

11. Satin Lined Ankara Hair Bonnet by MotherlandFans

A satin anything is helpful to protect your hair. An Ankara print satin bonnet is perfect for those who care a lot about the health of their hair.

african satin bonnet


12. Ankara Key Ring by Afspire

Do you have a friend who is always losing their keys or needs to update their key ring? These may just be what they need!



13. Sunhat with Ankara by Chimzi Shops

Maybe your friend loves going to the beach and chilling? Maybe you have a friend planning your next summer trip abroad or domestically? This sunhat would be perfect with a pair of sunglasses.

african print sun hat


14. African Print Footsool by Roothless Design

If you have a friend who loves furniture, this may just be what you are looking for!



15. African Print Hot Water Bottle by Lollykiks

This African print hot water bottle is a beautiful addition to any home and looks very snuggly.



16. African Print Blanket/Throw by IndianCraftMall

Bespoke Binny is a handmade homeware brand inspired by Africa. These snuggly and warm African print blankets are perfect to lounge around at home.


17. African Print Phone Cover 

If you have a friend who needs a new one or theirs is a bit tattered up this may be for them.


18. African Print Pillow Covers by Lollykiks


19. African Oven Gloves by Lollykiks

These African print aprons and oven gloves are perfect for any foodie or lover of food.


 20. African Print Mugs by Nyagua

Know someone who loves their tea or coffee? These African print inspired mugs may be a lovely addition to a friends home.

africa gift guide


21. African Print Make-up/Storage Bag by AfroColours

Have a friend who loves make up or maybe a lot of cosmetics. This may be a perfect gift for them. Pair it with one of their favourite cosmetic brands and you are good to go.

ankara pouch

I hope these African print inspired gift ideas have helped you on your way with your gift shopping for family and friends.


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