About Us

Launched in May 2020, Akani Designs is a company that specializes in making modern apparels and accessories with Ankara fabric for the new generation of men and women who want to integrate traditional and modern African wax fabrics in their wardrobe and home.


Born from the passion of its owner 
Malika, Akani Designs’ objective is to promote the afro culture in North America and make Ankara fabrics more visible by enabling men and women from all walks of life to wear Ankara and ethnic apparels with pride.  Akani also aims to adapt the traditional way of wearing Ankara to the western climate in a creative way.