Show us African textiles that are versatile enough to create ready-made styles. Show us Ankara fabrics. From Ankara tops to skirts, jumpsuits, suits and office wear, the list is endless. Just when you thought you’d seen enough of this fabric in beautiful style, another popped into the list – ankara dungarees.
Like denim and chino dungarees, Ankara dungarees are a style statement. Wearing this as a woman will give you the perfect tomboy look. For men, it is a gem that will enhance your casual masculinity.
If you’re looking for a stylish yet unique design made from Ankara fabric, opt for these sleeveless overalls.
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This post will give you tips on how to rock different Ankara Dungaree styles. Let’s check it out.
How to rock ankara dungarees with class and style
These outfits are pants with a bib held on by straps. As the name suggests, it is made from Ankara fabric.
Plus, they come in a variety of lengths (long, midi, short) and styles. If you decide to sew this Ankara style, style it as follows.
1. Pair with a shirt
This is the classic way to style an Ankara dungaree. It will never go out of fashion when paired with a shirt. You can choose collared shirts or beautiful tops in your wardrobe. Using this option always looks better.
But there are terms.
Shirts worn with dungarees must be plain.
This is because Ankara fabric is multi-colored. Also, when paired with busy printed tops, it can look fussy or prevent the dungarees from becoming the focal point of the outfit.
2. Pair with a T-shirt/polo/crop top/tank top
If you have these tops in your wardrobe, pair them with the Ankara Dungarees.
But don’t forget to choose solid colors so your dungarees can pop out.
3. Wear it with a turtleneck
Turtlenecks go great with any bottoms. You can lock the sleeves to your desired length.
So feel free to mix and match black, white, gray, or plain turtlenecks with Ankara’s sleeveless overalls to make a fashion statement.
4. Wear one strap
To achieve this option, only fasten one strap after matching the dungarees and top.
A trendy hack that shows how stylish you are.
5. Stack Ankara Dungarees
Speaking of changing looks…
Did you know that sleeveless overalls can be styled differently and layered with outerwear to create a completely different look?
This includes jackets, blazers, kimonos, sweaters, cardigans, and more.
A pro tip is to choose outerwear in a neutral color, or one that matches the color of your Ankara fabric.
6. Wear alone
yes. you read that right.
If you’re tired of wearing this top or jacket in your dungarees, just wear it.
Doing this will help create the look of a fake jumpsuit. Please make sure that it is convenient enough for
7. Don’t forget the accessories
Accessories are the surest way to turn a boring outfit into a killer outfit. Don’t forget wide-brimmed or bucket hats, watches, earrings, bangles, purses, handbags and shoes.
Footwear for this outfit depends on the look you want to see. chelsea bootssneakers (if the workplace allows), heels, etc.
Conversely, flip-flops, sandals, or palm slippers may be inappropriate for such settings. So save them for casual African-print dungarees outfits.
Additionally, you can accessorize with a belt. To make it easier, ask your tailor to add belt loops around your waistline when making the dungarees.
Not only does this give it a more sophisticated look. It also tightens your waist, making your outfit more fitted and showing off your curves.
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