AJ Taylor

Tags workwear

Perhaps, it was your new year's resolution to do more with your prints, maybe you just want some inspiration or maybe you just want more otions for your work wardrobe.Well, we have some beautiful outfits and some great tips to help you add more print and colour to your work wardrobe.    Look1- A classic boss look A pencil skirt is a great way to incorporate more print into your work wardrobe. Paired here with a black shirt and black boots, this look is worthy of any boos lady. It si strong without being too loud and aggressive and perfect...

Wedding style inspiration

AJ Taylor

Tags wedding, wedding guest style, wedding style

  Spring and summer mean one thing; an influx of wedding invitations. Friends, colleagues, acquaintances, family members. Everyone is getting married and you need a different outfit for each celebration. Well, in case you find yourself at a loss, here are 5 outfits to inspire your own wedding style this season. With these ideas, you don't have to stress, you just need to get inspired and put your own spin on things. After all, weddings are supposed to be fun, not stressful.   Look 1- Beautifully Understated A bold print dress in a simple silhouette is a great look for a...

Holiday Season style

AJ Taylor

Tags Ditch the dress, Printmas Style

Tis the season and you have the parties and the events to attend. Check out the video below for some styling inspiration and outfit ideas for all your holiday party needs

1 skirt, 3 outfits

AJ Taylor

We are loving our Felisha midi skirt and so are our customers as it is currently a best seller. We decided to show you three ways to style this beauty. We hope you enjoy it. Click here to shop the Felisha skirt and look under each styling option for links to shop  the other items Look 1- Boss lady on the go Obi wrap top- Asos, Velvet Court shoes- Topshop, Armani watch- Chapelle jewelry, Fringe Satchel- Asos Look 2- Casual, warm and chic Knit crop top- Topshop, Adidas sneakers- Zalando, Felt fedora- New look, Bucket bag- Mango Look 3- Evening...

Out and about in Ankara House- the blogger edition

AJ Taylor

We are enjoying seeing some prominent fashion bloggers rocking our clothes and we wanted to share some images with you. Do let us know what you think and keep checking back to see more Karen of Living my bliss in style Lydia of Art becomes you Brenda of the Skinny Bish Eunice of Glossylipz Lorraine of Afrogenik Loiusa of Afroblush  

Established in 2009, Ankara House, a subsidiary of CJAJ09, is an independent African fashion design house and clothing store that is all about making style accessible and fashion affordable for the sophisticated, hard working and discerning woman. We believe that culture and heritage should not have to cost that much and that clothes should be an extension of ones style, belief and background; a way to show who we really are. We aim to bring you beautiful, in style and on trend clothing at prices that won't leave you broke. we want you to look good and still have money to spend. Our products are of very high quality and we aim to provide the best customer service we can. 

Our designs draw from the beauty and sophisticated nature of European fashion mixed with the richness and ethnicity of African culture. Our clothes are a mixture of classic, vintage, contemporary and modern styles, which means we can cater to all events and occasions.

Just to help you keep your personal sense of style, we offer modifications on most clothing in store, and we also offer a custom made dress service so just get in touch with us via email at

Feel free to send us a message and join our mailing list for promotions, new arrivals and promotions, and look out for our soon to be launched homeware range. Happy shopping.

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