30 Gorgeous Styles & How to Rock Them

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.

Back view of a woman wearing ankara dungarees

If you’re looking for a stylish yet unique design made from Ankara fabric, opt for these sleeveless overalls.

A man sitting for a photo shoot wearing an Ankara dungaree

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Woman wearing ankara dungarees on the street

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

Man with tattoo and dreads wearing ankara dungarees

These outfits are pants with a bib held on by straps. As the name suggests, it is made from Ankara fabric.

Man with dreadlocks squatting wearing ankara dungarees over white t-shirt

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

Woman wearing ankara dungarees over black 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.

Smiling woman wearing ankara dungarees over white shirt

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

Smiling woman wearing ankara dungarees over white tank top

If you have these tops in your wardrobe, pair them with the Ankara Dungarees.

Man rocking ankara dungarees over black t-shirt

But don’t forget to choose solid colors so your dungarees can pop out.

3. Wear it with a turtleneck

Woman wearing ankara dungarees over black turtleneck

Turtlenecks go great with any bottoms. You can lock the sleeves to your desired length.

Woman wearing ankara dungarees over white turtleneck

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

Man wearing ankara dungaree with one strap

To achieve this option, only fasten one strap after matching the dungarees and top.

Woman wearing ankara dungarees with one strap

A trendy hack that shows how stylish you are.

5. Stack Ankara Dungarees

Smiling woman layering ankara dungarees and denim jacket

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 woman layering Ankara dungarees on a kimono

A pro tip is to choose outerwear in a neutral color, or one that matches the color of your Ankara fabric.

6. Wear alone

Smiling woman wearing only ankara dungarees

yes. you read that right.

If you’re tired of wearing this top or jacket in your dungarees, just wear it.

A man who came to the festival wearing only Ankara dungarees

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

Boy wearing colorful ankara dungarees and hat

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.

Woman wearing black boots and ankara dungarees

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.

There it is. Ready to rock this outfit? Feast your eyes on these styles we’ve curated for you.

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