Cute Ankara Styles for Teen Girls- 18 Latest Ankara Fashion

Ankara Styles for Teen Girls. African styles are the most intricate designs known across the world. From the intricate design and styles that are sewn together, they make a stunning piece of cloth. African wear is profoundly established in the legacy of African culture.

Every area has its unique style of dressing for ladies and men alike, which makes it simple to recognize the person and its origin. You will hardly find someone who is still not captivated by the eyeball grabbing elegance of amazing Ankara prints. From women to teenagers to kids, everyone is overwhelmed by the striking shades and comfortable fabric. 2019 was a year with a lot of variations in styles all around the globe.

Adorable Ankara Styles for Teen Girls

The most fascinating fact about Ankara styling ideas is that Ankara can be styled in uncountable ways and hardly goes wrong! Be it a formal or casual event, Ankara styles are fully capable of stealing the spotlight. The bold and intricate design patterns are fashion emblem of Ankara outfits that are loved by everyone around the globe. This year will be an amalgam of Nigerian and African prints and styles, including Ankara, which is preferred by the various superstars including Beyonce and Kim Kardashian.

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Ankara Fashion Styling Guide

Ankara is an ever-going style, but young lads are always up and excited for experimenting with the latest trends. This spring, you can overload your wardrobe with a few Ankara pieces and mix and match according to your fashion statement. We’ve previously discussed in the post the Top Ankara Styles outfits for Ladies to Follow, so have a look at them too.

  • How to Style Ankara Outfit for Slim Tall Women: Adding a cape to any of your Ankara gowns will make a head-turning style statement and will accentuate your look. Another way is to add layers to Ankara outfits giving them a mermaid style touch. The layering fabric should be in contrasting color to each other.
  • How to Style Ankara Outfits for Kids: Adding Ruffles and Frills to the border of Ankara outfit is a wonderful idea for kids styled Ankara dress.
  • How to Style Ankara Outfits for Officewear: Wearing Ankara printed blouse under a solid colored formal coat or making a jumpsuit out of Ankara printed fabric are some of the unique ways to style vibrant Ankara outfits for the workplace.

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↓ 23 – Pattern Ankara Jumpsuit for Office Wear

Are you thinking about out of the box Ankara styling ideas? Why not try wearing an Anakara printed jumpsuit? Colorful patterns make clothes much more exciting and attractive. For creating beautiful Ankara styles, the fashion designers use the most trendy prints. It’s preferable to wear Ankara patterns with short dresses. This year the stylish floral and geometric designs have fascinated the young teens.

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↓ 21 – Beautiful Flared Ankara Outfit

Young teenagers love flared skirts, and Ankara printed frocks. They can wear Ankara tops with beautifully flared long or midi dresses with chiffon underskirts and ruffles. Such suits can be worn at any event. And in general, the frills and ruffles have been trending since last year. The girls can wear outfits in any color scheme.

They can wear Ankara patterns with slight frills with plain jeans or shorts. The great mix of Ankara styles and denim additionally excite young ladies. For a more comfortable style, you can opt for denim shorts or pants and a brilliant Ankara top. Also, the other way around the denim shirt can be worn with a flared short skirt.

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↓ 20 – Long Ankara Gowns

Ankara outfits with a high fit at the midsection and straight skirts are also trendy as well. This season the vertical frills will be utilized more but not too many ruffles as it will cover the whole surface of a long Ankara gown dress. Ankara outfits and sundresses are most loved amongst teen girls.

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↓ 19 – Floral Style Dress

Floral prints give liberty to go a little funky or formal depending on the occasion you are heading to. Styles with simple tailoring lines adorned with a beautiful element like a flower on the shoulder or a tied ribbon of contrasting colors look elegant.  The same style is possible when decorating outfits with ruffles or frills, or when using an insert from a lace fabric.

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↓ 18 – Enchanting Frocks

Lisa Folawiyo and Ade Bakare’s enchanting Ankara collections cover a wide range of different styles of Ankara frocks from baggy style to fitted strappy frocks with elegant cuts and classy looks. Teenagers can wear a fitted upper and airline at the bottom frocks in Ankara fabric embellished with ribbons and unique necklines to high school and college. These can be worn with thin leggings as well. You can wear strappy sandals and peep-toe heels with these ravishing pieces to create your style statement. However, chubby teens could go for a high neckline style that tones their figure well.

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↓ 17 – Funky Printed Shorts

High-waisted and loose fitted Ankara shorts look amazing with loose baggy tops in nude and pastel shades. If you want to wear Ankara shorts for concerts or parties, you can add a blazer or jacket to create a style statement. Young girls can wear these to school and college with button-down plain white or black shirts and bold lip colors to create a semi-formal look.

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↓ 16 – The Color Blocking Technique

If you’re looking for short unique, preppy dresses for formal events and occasions like parties and engagements, then Ankara is the answer for you. You can carry Ankara pencil skirts with blouses in luxury, fancy material like a net and silk or you can go for a short Ankara strapless or backless dress with slit cuts to create a sensual, chic attire. Wear them with nude or dark stiletto heels in black, maroon, and dark greenish or navy blue shades for contrast.

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↓ 15 – Long Ankara Gowns for Weddings

Teenagers can slay long Ankara gowns on Nigerian themed weddings by blending them with the Nigerian Aso Ebi style and dashiki. The cascading frilly African style with a long tail is both royal and classy for occasions like weddings. To create a more traditional look, teenagers can add something new to their attire in luxurious fabrics like silk and chiffon. Your next read can be  Cool Ankara Style Dresses To Wear For Weddings.

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↓ 14 – With Peter Pan Collar

White girls can rock the Ankara prints just like the African women by adding a little western touch to it as indifferent collar styles like the ruff and peter pan styles. The ear studs in pearls and diamond-cut style and long chains with simple Ankara tops with plain slacks will create a perfect look for high school. Minimal make-up is ideal for white girls if they’re going for dazzling Ankara patterns. Read more about Modern African Dresses.

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↓ 13 – Styled With Onesies

Ankara onesies are both unique and stylish at the same time. Young girls who love experimenting with the latest trends can try these eye-catching costumes with peep-toe heels and create a wonderful look. The slightly wavy hairstyle would go perfectly with these epic garment pieces.

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↓ 12 – Casual Teen Cropped Tops

Simple casual Ankara crop tops are ideal for teenagers as it gives a modish and different look for high school and college. Adding ripped denim jeans to an Ankara top could create magic. Etsy designs super charming Ankara tops for all age groups. Adding a simple choker would enhance the beauty of these ravishing tops. Do give a read to Work Outfits for African Women

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↓ 11 – Skirts for College Wear

Young girls could wear Ankara skirts casually or at formal events with simple casual tees or loose Ankara tops. These are ideal for curvy girls as it highlights their curves and tone down the fat. Just keep in mind to smooth your legs with a good moisturizer to complete the look.

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↓ 10 – Off-Shoulder Dress

Dazzling Ankara prints in striking shades can be toned down to create a monotonic effect by blending the fabric with pastel shades and adding black and beige to it, especially for formal events and weddings. Ankara’s embellished with ribbons and pearls also look very sensual and chic.

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↓ 9 – Elegant Ankara Style Pants

Ankara pants can be worn with a simple button-down shirt or Ankara crop tops at concerts or parties. Typical African braid styles look amazing with these elegant Ankara pants. Adding stilettos and a simple clutch or cross-body bag to it can create a classy look. Check out these African Fashion Bloggers

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↓ 8 – Western Ankara Style

There are many amazingly stunning ways to display the fashion union of Ankara and western clothing pieces. Ankara style can be westernized by adding dashing denim jeans or denim jacket to the refined Ankara tops. The black and white prints which create a monotone effect are super classy and westernized at the same time. The gladiator heels are ideal for the westernized Ankara style.

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↓ 7 – Perfect For Prom Night Eve

Prom night is a dream night for every teen girl and boy. Every teenager wants to look the most stylish and unique on the prom night since it is a special event in one’s life. Young girls can go for long Ankara gowns with slit cuts and unique necklines. Crystal ear studs or a necklace would add up to the attire. You can try some creative braids for styling up your curly hairs or you can go for dead straight hair look depending on your personal fashion preference.

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↓ 6 – Ankara Heels

Ankara heels are eccentric on their own. The creative designs are ideal in spring with short, simple dresses in white, black, and other pastel shades. These are perfect to create one’s style statement.

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↓ 5 – Makeup Tips for Teen Ankara Lovers

Ankara prints always go better with minimal makeup, especially if you want to create a highlighter look. Nude lipsticks and light brownish blush on will complete the entire look. However smokey eyes look perfect with Ankara’s in black and white and bright red and hot pink lip shades look very chic with such simple monotone Ankara prints.

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↓ 4 – Flared Blouse With Denim Shorts

Young girls look fashionable in off-shoulder Ankara tops or short dresses because of their classy style. However, these off-shoulder dresses look good on girls with thin shoulders and a prominent bone structure. Chubby teens will look chubbier in these tops, and it will highlight the shoulder fat as well. Skinny girls can add a little glow to their collar bones with a moisturizer or a highlighter to create an appealing and preppy look.

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↓ 3 – The Beyonce Vibes

Ankara jackets can be worn over simple skirts, pants, or even onesies to create a glamorous look. It can turn the outfit from casual to a playful chic style statement. Ankara jackets are loved by various celebrities all around the world, including Beyonce, who has been seen wearing these enchanting garment pieces in music videos and different photoshoots.

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↓ 2 – Semi-Formal With Added Comfort

Ankara is such a versatile fabric you can use it in various manners and create magical looks. Teenagers are the primary target users of this fabric since it is both comfortable and stylish for high school and college, plus experimenting with such a material is not only based on sartorial expertise but creativity. Long floral skirts are something to die for! A semi-formal look can be created by mixing long Ankara skirts or pants with elegant blouses embellished with stones and pearls. A fancy necklace or choker along with a fancy clutch would add up to the attire.

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↓ 1 – Ankara Style Beach Wear

Every one craves to visit a Beach in the summers! Who doesn’t like long walks on the sand, sitting near the shore, and watching the sunset? But what to wear to a beach party? Teens can go for these stunning Ankara beachwear with Ankara hair bands that are eccentric and charming for the beach parties and pool parties and the typical beach climate. Long thread Tussel earrings or seashell made long necklaces look appropriate to wear at beach parties. We love the hat though!

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Well, it seems, we have missed nothing. Hopefully, our notes and bright photos will help you create modern Ankara styles for your fashionista soul.

Don’t forget to give your ideas and inspirational fashion tips regarding Ankara styles in the comments section.


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