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Prints Charming: ASOS's African-Inspired Summer Collection

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ASOS looked to East Africa for inspiration for its latest summer collection. Kenyan kanga cloth is used for pants, and African-made lace turns up both as a fabric and as a print done in tones of green and yellow. Now that style icons like Solange Knowles and Anna Dello Russo have made print-mixing famous, why not click through for a little summer wardrobe inspiration? — Jenna Sauers
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