Ankara Bazaar: A Celebration of Color, Style and Culture
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23 Feb Ankara Bazaar: A Celebration of Color and Style

On Saturday, February 18th, Ankara Bazaar hosted a fantastic event giving great independent designers and artists a platform to bring their wares directly to us, the consumer. Hosted in a great converted loft style building in DUMBO, Brooklyn, Ankara Bazaar brought us fashion shows, wraps, fabrics, original dresses, wines, and body care.

Don’t fret, if you missed the Brooklyn then you can catch the show in Philly and DC.

Runway Show:

Outfits that can take you from the office to a hot date and weekend brunches. 


Great color on the purse.
Head wraps can kick up any outfit. You don’t have to just wear a wrap if you feel you are having a bad hair day. It’s swag all by itself.


Gorgeous fabrics in every design and pattern, cut in different styles that flatter all body types.

photos:John Ricard

Vendors and Stylish Bazaar Goers:

Great beaded necklaces that gives anyone a regal look.
The necklaces have a great South African and Masaai feel.
There were all types of fabrics on sale. The cotton was soft and pliable so that you can do as you choose and wear them as you like and still feel cool and comfortable.
Unique jewelry and bags.
I was in love with this dress’ cut. It had a great 50s vibe but the fabric is very today. Looked great on the runway.
Loads of turbans were in the building.
I picked up two body butters from a French brand, L’Apothicaire. They offered great smelling body butters and candles. I can’t say “no” to a great body butter.
The crowd at the Bazaar were the most stylish set of people I have seen in one space in a while. There were some great style inspos in the building.
How fabulous is that scalloped cut dress paired with calf length boots? The boots took the dress from Summer to Winter/Fall.
Loves the full feminine skirt paired with the leather motorcycle jacket.
Hotep Chic! What a gorgeous couple!

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