A common practice among African couples is to wear matching Ankara outfits. These Ankara outfits can be made into several styles including formal wear, dinner wears, suits, and even casual wear. Ankara outfits usually feature a mix of other fabrics including chiffon, satin, silk, linen, cotton and lots more.
Couples usually rock their matching outfits to traditional weddings, white weddings, thanksgiving, child dedication, church and several other events. These eye-catching outfits are also great for pre-wedding pictures. Wearing matching Ankara outfits is usually a pointer that a couple is either newly married or in a loving relationship. While some couples dread the idea of wearing matching outfits of any kind, many couples in Nigeria and in fact the world love matching outfits. Sometimes, the whole family joins in, making for a colourful picture.
Latest Ankara Fashion Styles for Couples
Ankara Suit and Gown
We start off with this beautiful suit and gown set. You just gotta love the ankara fabric for its wide versatility!
Another beautiful suit and ankara gown set. This time, the lady rocks a strapless ankara, mermaid gown.
Imagine wearing this for your wedding? People won’t stop talking about it!
Yellow and Blue Senator and Off-the-Shoulder Couple Ankara
If you’re not big on wearing exactly the same outfits, you might want to try this senator and off shoulder couple combo.
Red and Gold Ankara Couples Outfit
Red and gold is a classic ankara fabric colour combo. This couple combined their ankara fabric with black plain material for a stunning effect.
Colorful Ankara Shirt and Gown for Husband and Wife
How stunning is this shirt ankara combo? The lady flaunts an equally stunning straight and knee flay gown.
Matching Ankara for Kids
Looking for the perfect matching ankara for your kids? You might want to try this beautiful agbada and gown set.
Another beautiful suit and gown ankara combo. You can also make these in adult styles if you wish.
Beautiful Native Styles for Newly Weds
The simplicity of this matching couples outfit makes it really beautiful. The man spots an ankara shirt on trousers while the woman spots a knee length A-line gown.
Mix up your couple’s outfit with collared ankara outfits. The man has a shirt collar while the woman’s neckline is a school girl collar aka peter pan collar.
Kente and Plain Couples Combo
Now, if you’re looking for a style to leave people gaping, you’d want to try this kente and plain couples combo.
Another beautiful couple’s outfit. The lady rocks a monostrap long ankara gown while the man is on a white shirt with a wide strip of the same fabric.
Ankara Men’s Tie and Gown Couple Combo
Ok, how beautiful is this colourful combo? If you don’t have a lot of ankara fabric, You might want to try this men’s tie and flayed ladies gown style.
Absolutely beautiful. The lady rocks ankara on a tutu while the man combined his with plain yellow material.
Modern Couples Native you
If you’re looking for a more modern ankara styles, you might want to try this beautiful set. The man rocks a plain white shirt and trouser with ankara patches while the lady rock a full ankara flay gown.
Ankara Patchwork Outfit
This ankara patchwork matching couple’s outfit speaks for itself!
Casual Outfit for Couple
Casual ankara shorts and pinafore style for a fun couple. You need less than four yards of ankara for this beautiful piece, depending on your sizes.
How lovely are these African map patched t-shirts and shorts?!
Ankara Styles for Family
Your whole family can dazzle in ankara! Look at this stunning set.
Couples Native for Weddings and Thanksgiving
If you’re looking for a more event-fit ankara style for couples, you might want to try this beautiful set. Look at how lovely those flay sleeves are. The couple finish it off with traditional head gears.
Simply beautiful matching ankara outfit. The tassels on the lady’s dress says she’s dance ready!
The man doesn’t always have to be dressed in exactly the same print. Like in this picture, your man can rock a plain material that has same colour with the background of your ankara fabric.
Perfect combination for couples who want to match without looking like twins. You gotta love the puffy sleeves on her dress.
Leopard skin is one of the closest fabrics to ankara. The plain and pattern combo of this couple style is everything.
Ankara Shirt and Trouser for Couples
Beautiful matching ankara shirt and trouser set for couples.
How absolutely gorgeous is this ankara shirt and jeans couples combo?!
Another beautifully designed casual couples wear made with ankara. Loving the lady’s baggy trousers!
This is a simple plain and ankara couple’s outfit to get that ‘awwww’ effect.
Ankara makes any clothing pop! If you don’t have time or cash for a new dress, you can simply sew in matching ankara strips to your existing dresses like the couple in this picture.
Another great design to try. The man is wearing a white shirt with ankara strips while the woman rocks an ankara and plain, straight and double knee flay gown.
The fabric used for this design is everything, especially if you’re not a lover of bright ankara fabrics. The man’s style is a classic men’s native while the woman stuns in an ankara crop top and baggy shorts.
Plain and Ankara Native Wears for Couples
Plain materials are a popular fabric combination for ankara dress styles. This couple rock a beautiful blue cotton and ankara mix.
This design isn’t made with ankara but it remains a favorite among Nigerian couples. This style is often made with a plain material and some crazy good embroidery.
Simple Traditionals for Couples
This is another style where the ankara fabric speaks volumes. Spot the tie sleeves on the lady’s dress.
How lovely is this kente-like ankara material? The woman is on a long flay skirt while the man rocks a classic men’s native with the same fabric running through the middle of his top.
Don’t have a lot of ankara? Try this beautiful style!
Beautiful purple and yellow ankara casual wear you can rock with your spouse.
You would definitely need a lot of ankara yardage to achieve this look. Lady stuns in a long off the shoulder gown with tight high slit while the man is dressed in a simple native wear with ankara patches of same fabric.
Another casual couples style you don’t need a lot of fabric for!
Couple senator style with ankara patchwork around the neckline. Simply beautiful.
Who else leaves us dreaming like Ann and Tubaba Idibia? Just beautiful!
Keep up with iDonsabi for more of your fashion needs!