FASHION TRENDS

Designer prints that rocked in 2021

This year, the fashion industry had lots of creativity in prints

In Summary

• Both men and women have enjoyed classy prints in their outfits this year

• They range from Ankara fabric to designer prints like Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Versace 

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This year, the fashion industry has witnessed lots of creativity in designing clothes prints. 

The prints range from Ankara fabric to Versace, designer prints like Louis Vuitton, Gucci and Dolce Gabbana.

Both men and women have experienced classy prints in their outfits.

Designer outfits have been embraced not only in clothes but also in other accessories.

These include belts, bags, wristwatches, caps, shoes, neckpieces and earrings.

The most embraced print in men has been floral shirts of different prints.

In women, accessories like belts have been the most worn, followed by Versace and Gucci dresses and jumpsuits.

FLORAL OSCAR BANKS PRINT

Oscar Banks is a brand of Makrom men's and women's fashion that offers its customers shirts of unique elegance and design, enabling them to obtain stylish combinations from each other. 

The Star repoter Gideon Keter in an Oscar banks shirt, khaki pants and black shoes
The Star repoter Gideon Keter in an Oscar banks shirt, khaki pants and black shoes
Image: COURTESY

Oscar Banks uses top-quality fabrics when producing its products.  

Oscar Banks products include men's shirts, men's jackets and suits. For one to own an Oscar banks shirt, it costs between Sh 10,000 and Sh20,000.

The shirts are worn for both official and casual events.

When paired with khaki or official pants, the elegance in men is achieved.

Any type of official shoe goes well with this look. Sneakers are an exception for this style. 

VERSACE FABRIC

Gianni Versace founded his famous brand in 1978.

More than four decades later, Versace prints are still symbols of luxury and elegance. 

Versace print fabric collection comes in several lightweight and medium-weight materials. 

This chic print can be found in chiffon, bubble crepe and polyester knit.

This print is unisex but its designs are vast and explored in women's outfits.

For men, it's only easy to find a Versace shirt.

Comedian Auntie Jemimah in a Versace print jumpsuit/ COURTESY
Comedian Auntie Jemimah in a Versace print jumpsuit/ COURTESY

But women have shirtdresses, jumpsuits, tights, three-piece trousers, and two-piece biker shorts.

The Versace three-piece trouser comes with a printed blouse and tight, blended with a white, sleeveless top.

The two-piece biker set has both top and biker printed.

The shirt-dress comes with a printed belt and dress.

These outfits are more suitable for casual events and evening hangouts.

ANKARA PRINT

Fashion designer Connie Aluoch wears an ankara print skater dress / COURTESY
Fashion designer Connie Aluoch wears an ankara print skater dress / COURTESY

The Ankara print, with a touch of pink, yellow and red, is the most worn this year.

The print is unisex and can be used for functions like introduction, 'ruracio'.

Couples can also wear matching outfits from this print.

Celebrities who have worn this print include Muthoni Mukiri and Connie Aluoch.

Connie wore a skater dress to the tribal chic fashion event.

Muthoni and her bridesmaids wore this print during her ruracio.