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

12 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 Arican print.

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1. Hair Travel Set by Afrocenchix – (no longer includes the African Print Items)

Afrocenchix is an award winning hair brand that creates natural, organic, cruelty-free, vegan afro-hair care products.


Afrocenchix have a travel set that includes the Mini Seal (30ml), Mini Swish (60ml), Mini Sheen 60ml), Mini Smooth (60ml) and Mini Soothe (20ml), eye mask and ankara travel bag that are super cute. I absolutely love that they have travel size hair products for Afro hair because these are hard to come by for black hair products.

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 Phone Covers 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.


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. African Inspired Homeware 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. Bow Ankara Slippers 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 Bow Slippers

Ankara Bow Slippers

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 wrapping paper

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 Fifesapparel

A satin anything is helpful to protect your natural. 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

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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