It is amazing what Nigerians and Africans are doing with Ankara today. From wonderfully designed blouses and skirts, sleek tops, dresses, gowns, bags, shoes and even book designs, the possibilities are endless.
People from all over the world are fast embracing the Ankara fabrics and the designers truly deserve some accolades. Their ingenuity has made the Ankara a pleasant fashion statement across the globe.
Nigerians are stylish people, and as the headquarter of Ankara in the world, there are unique styles that have been paraded in recent times. This post explores the latest Ankara styles in Nigeria and what they are meant for.
Welcome to the new fashion world. Welcome to the Ankara Empire.
These Nigerian styles made it to the world's fashion stage.
1. CYNTHIA MAXI DRESS BY L’AVIYE
What’s not to love about this maxi dress? This ankara dress has the perfect balance of chic and spicy. From the bodice all the way to the high neck detail.
This African dress is a fashion-forward piece that depicts the strength and sexuality of the modern-day woman. This beauty will make this your go-to summer dress this season.
2. DEOLA MERMAID MAXI INFINITY BY OFUURE
Get ready to look like a queen in this gorgeous African dress. The choice is yours with the infinite ways to style yo mermaid maxi dress. Such an easy way to stretch your dollar one outfit at a time.
This infinity style makes the perfect prom dress too. The infinity style and seductive neckline will make you the hottest chica in town.
3. FOREST LONG DRESS BY GITAS PORTAL
African dresses are a piece of art. And while we’re at it, let’s take a moment to admire the plunging neckline, waist belt, A-line silhouette, cinched waist, reversed box pleats, bell sleeves of this African print dress. And if you ask me, I’d say the colors, patterns, and style of this long dress is everything and then some!
4. PUSSYBOW BOHO DRESS BY KAHAARI
Shine bright like a diamond in this asymmetrical ruffle ankara boho dress. One thing that stands out is the alignment of the motif in this garment; you can tell someone did their homework to create such cohesiveness.
The style itself is terrific; it’s refreshing to have designs in African prints that cuts across several occasions. Not every time party cloth, sometimes smart casual! The necktie, and asymmetric hem make it perfect as a smart casual Friday wear to work. Style this dress with your favorite pumps, you’re set to set the office on fire!
5. OVIEYA MAXI DRESS BY BORIAH CLOTHIERS
The first words that came to mind when I saw this dress was elegant yet modest. It’s hard not to have so much love for this handmade goodness. The sheer detail, style and even colors is the perfect marriage of creative brilliance.
6. THE COAT SHIRT DRESS BY KAHAARI
Collars in dresses are a perk that cannot be ignored. I love the beauty a standing collar brings to your neckline, and it accentuates the neck! Here is a collared and button-down dress with a long slit that create the illusion of longer legs. This wax print dress features a high slit design with two side pockets… It’s all in the details, my friends!
7. AMIRA MAXI DRESS BY L’AVIYE
You are pretty, no arguments! But some dresses redefine beauty by making you even more beautiful. I firmly believe this one is such a dress! Just look at the work of art, the necklines, pockets, waist belt, the color of the print, the fullness of the gown, and the length of the dress! This one is effortless, effortlessly beautiful!
If you’re not already obsessed with maxi dresses, I don’t know what to tell you. Eat your cake and have it in this elegant ankara dress with waist belt and elaborate pockets. Feel like a hopeless romantic in this chic dress.
8. KENTE MINI DRESS BY LA MODE AFRIQUE
Get on cloud 9 in this stunning asymmetric kente mini dress with exaggerated sleeves. Throw on a metal waist belt to cinch your waist and get ready to wow the crowd at your next big event.
Simple as it seems the design elements cannot be ignored. The dress communicates its hotness through the intelligent use of diagonal lines patterns.
9. THE ANNIE DRESS BY OFUURE
Ofuure does it again with another ankara dress what will literally knock your socks heels off! Slay like there’s no tomorrow in this bad-ass loose-fit flare dress. Speechless that’s how this makes me feel. This is beautiful, elegance personified.
10. SLEEVELESS DRESS BY AKESE STYLE LINES
ThIs dress. The major cold shoulder details, and vibrant print will make you a force to be reckoned with. Elegance, sophistication, and edginess all packed into one gorgeous dress.
11. STUNNING MINI DRESS BY AMARYS DESIGN
Off shoulders are here to stay! This midi dress is classy and attractive, soft yet inviting. It features a single lapel, three-quarter sleeves and a fit and flare bottom that moves beautifully with each footstep you take.
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