Custom Orders

Want something custom made?

You have your own personal style and nothing in our store suits you. Or do you have a specific idea of what you want, and you want something that only you will have. 

Well, that's ok. All you have to do is drop us an email at or use the contact us tab on the right side of the page to contact us. Please title your message "Custom order". One of our designers will get in touch with you to discuss your ideas and help bring your visions and fantasies to life.

We will help you to decide on everything from style or silhouette through fabrics and will even offer extra styling help in putting together the perfect outfit if necessary. Have no fabric, we can help you with that. Not too sure on the style you want? We'll take your ideas and specifications and design something beautiful with you.

We will help you to visualise the perfect outfit, then we'll make it based on your usual dress size or measurements and have it posted out to you in 14 days. 





We get it. Sometimes, you like the style of the top but not the fabric its made in. And sometimes, that dress would be perfect, if only it had a waistband. And that skirt just needs to be a little bit longer in order to suit you perfectly. 

Well, let's modify it for you. We are willing to make tiny little changes to our pieces in order to have it suit you perfectly. So would you like to add 2 inches onto the end of that skirt? Or would you prefer if that top had a slightly lower neckline? Let us know by using the Contact us tab on the right of the page. In the subject section of the form, Type in " Modification" and the name of the piece you're interested in. Then tell us what you would like to have modified about your piece. Then send that to us.

After that, go ahead and place your order as you usually would. On your shopping cart page, scroll down to the bottom and in the "add special instructions to your order box", just type in "Modifications" and the email address you used in filling out the contact us form.

We will email you to confirm as soon as we receive your form and order.



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

As of 2017, in our quest to help you get more African print into your life and our effort to serve you better, we have expanded our offerings with the Zahara range, a line of African print home ware and accessories for your life. It's full of African print pieces that will fit right into your life and around your home, adding an instant touch of colour and culture. We have also launched the Ankara Life subscription box, a monthly box delivering clothes, homeware and accessories to your door with no extra hassle for you at all. Because we want to make it as easy as possible for you to live that Ankara Life and have all the print and colour you deserve. 

Thank you very much for visiting us and we hope you enjoy your time here. Use the contact up tab on bottom right side of the page to speak us about any questions, comments, feedback. Feel free to send us a message and join our mailing list for promotions, new arrivals and promotions. Happy shopping.

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