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20 Hausa Ankara Styles You Will Love

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When it comes to dressy look, Ankara fabric is one of the most popular choices for Nigerian women. An average person or a celebrity, everyone prefers traditional outfits with original patterns to the Western style. Ankara styles help to look original and set tight bonds between traditions and fashion.

Every ethnic group in Nigeria has their own peculiarities and details in traditional garment. Hausa Ankara dresses are among the most stylish. Check out these Hausa Ankara fashion styles and you will not have any doubts about this.

Flower patterns

Flower patterns are among the most frequently found on Hausa fashion dresses. Unlike some sophisticated twirls, they match for every design and every body shape. Flower patterns always look gentle and elegant, even if bright contrasting colors are used, like in the dress below.

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Patterns with huge flowers are often successfully combined with lace elements of matching colors. This dress shows rather unexpected color combination, which surprisingly looks visually attractive and dressy.

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Small flowers, on the contrary, look more casual and often remind sequin elements. Nevertheless, a properly chosen color combination for these Hausa Ankara styles creates a fresh look. Concolorous insets help to make the pattern less intense.

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Sometimes flowers are used as decorative details only, like in the next dress. The main accent falls on the set of shoulders, and designer chooses use flower elements for this.

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Dresses with sequence

Sequin Ankara elements are among the basic used in Hausa clothing styles. The colors and patterns can be different. This violet and blue dress with circles are one of the examples of traditional patterns.

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The combination of pink, gold, and green colors is also traditional for Nigerians, but the geometric patterns in these color palette are not the most common for Hausa Atamfa styles, so this dress is exclusive.

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Monochromatic Ankara dresses

Even concolorous Hausa Fulani Ankara styles should be bright. Turquoise or powder-blue colors look perfect, especially combined with lacework.

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Pink and purple Ankara

These colors are among the most common in Hausa Ankara gown styles, sometimes combined with contrasting elements – green, yellow, red, other shades of pink and purple, and laces.

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hausa ankara styles

hausa ankara styles

hausa ankara styles

Wine-colored Ankara styles

Dark-red color is one of the most elegant, and Arewa fashion shows, how to wear it right. Usually, wine-colored shade is the base for colorful patterns.

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Matching outfits

Traditional Nigerian wedding is one of the events that demonstrate the abundance and diversity of Hausa Ankara styles to the full extent. Matching outfits are among the must-have things for brides mates. As you can see, this is a great decision. The outfits cannot be completely identic due to the sophisticated patterns, and it saves some individuality for every girl.

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Short Ankara dresses

Short straight gowns are a popular choice, as they are more practical and fit for more casual occasions. Nevertheless, do not forget about short Ankara pleated and vintage styles, they can be surprisingly elegant as well.

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Elegant Ankara gowns

The real finding from Hausa fashion, this gown is so amazing that we would rather expect it to be worn by models on the catwalks of fashion weeks around the world. At the same time, it may become the idea for your next Ankara gown for the special occasion.

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