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

21 Gift Ideas For People Who Love African Print | 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 2020)


1. African Woman with Kente Canvas Print

Do you know someone who loves wall art and canvas prints? This beautiful image of a melanin queen may be something you are interested in! Ps. it does not come with a frame if you are based outside the UK but you can always purchase one separately!

african woman with headwrap



2. Ankara Note Book by Gazelle London

Gazelle London is a stationary brand offering African-Inspired stationery & gifts, journals, notebooks and more.

Do you have a friend that loves writing or journaling? These Ankara notebooks are so cute and perfect for those friends who love writing!

Gazelle London African Print

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.

african print placemats


4. African Print Clothing By Grassfields

Looking for ready made African clothing to wear on a trip or just in general . Grass-fields 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. Royal Kente Mugs and Coasters by Onua

Onua is a company that seeks to make West Africa accessible to all. They produce Kente mugs, dutch wax coasters, lampshades and cushions all in African print.




6. Midi Rhoda Ankara Bag by Hesey Designs

Hesey designs is a Nigerian fashion brand that specializes in the designing and production of handcrafted bags, shoes, fashion accessories and more with African materials, such as ankara and kente.

ankara bag

ankara bag



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 and Ocassion Cards by Bonita Ivie Prints

Bonita Ivie Prints is a gifts, stationery and homeware brand that celebrates African culture.

The items below are not exactly presents but accessories to go with your gifts. Below you can find cards, wrapping paper and stationary but they also stock tote bags, mugs and more.


African Print Card


10. Kente/Ankara Print Folding Fan by Waxprintslacesnmore

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.

Ankara and Kente Fan


11. Ankara Print Satin Bonnet by Feliciahairbonnets

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.

ankara satin bonnet


12. Ankara Key Ring by Lollykiks

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!

Ankara Key Ring



13. Sunhat with Ankara Trimmings by Kiny Paris

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 Ottoman Storage Boxes by Nandjika

If you have a friend who loves ottoman boxes and storage, this box may just be what you are looking for!

ankara ottoman box



15. African Print Hot Water Bottle by Bespoke Binny

Bespoke Binny is a handmade homeware brand inspired by Africa. This African print hot water bottle is a beautiful addition to any home and looks very snuggly.

ankara print hot water bottle



16. African Print Blankets/Throws by Bespoke Binny

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

ankara blankets and throws



17. African Print Phone Covers + Laptop Cases by Afrooprints

Afrooprints is a brand that creates African print phone cases and laptop covers. 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 ShoplovedbyLara

african print pillows



19. African Print Aprons + Oven Gloves by Adinkra Home

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

african print oven gloves


 20. African Print Mugs by Emberg Print Solutions

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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