40 Matching Ankara Fashion Styles for Couples 2020

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A common practice among African couples is to wear matching ankara outfits. These ankara outfits can be made into several styles including formal wears, dinner wears, suits, and even casual wears. 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 are 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 colorful picture.

2020 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!

ankara for husband and wife

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

Couple Ankara Style

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

Couple Ankara Style

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

Couple Ankara Style

How stunning is this shirt ankara combo? The lady flaunts an equally stunning straight and knee flay gown.

Matching Ankara for Kids

Cute Ankara Styles

Looking for the perfect matching ankara for your kids? You might want to try this beautiful agbada and gown set.

Cool Ankara Styles

Another beautiful suit and gown ankara combo. You can also make these in adult styles if you wish.

Beautiful Native Styles for Newly Weds

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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.

husband and wife ankara

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

kente ankara style

Now, if you’re looking for a style to leave people gaping, you’d want to try this kente and plain couples combo.

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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

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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.

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Absolutely beautiful. The lady rocks ankara on a tutu while the man combined his with plain yellow material.

Modern Couples Native you

unique husband and wife dress

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 couple wear

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.

casual ankara for couple

How lovely are these African map patched t-shirts and shorts?!

Ankara Styles for Family

ankara style for family

Your whole family can dazzle in ankara! Look at this stunning set.

Couples Native for Weddings and Thanksgiving

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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.

beautiful ankara fashion for couples

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.

orange and plain ankara

Perfect combination for couples who want to match without looking like twins. You gotta love the puffy sleeves on her dress.

leopard skin fabric styles

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

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Beautiful matching ankara shirt and trouser set for couples.

shirt style for couples

How absolutely gorgeous is this ankara shirt and jeans couples combo?!

husband and wife ankara

Another beautifully designed casual couples wear made with ankara. Loving the lady’s baggy trousers!

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This is a simple plain and ankara couple’s outfit to get that ‘awwww’ effect.

casual ankara wear

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.

pre wedding ankara

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.

pre-wedding ankara styles

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

pre wedding ankara designs

Plain materials are a popular fabric combination for ankara dress styles. This couple rock a beautiful blue cotton and ankara mix.

casual nigerian couple style

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

sexy ankara couple

This is another style where the ankara fabric speaks volumes. Spot the tie sleeves on the lady’s dress.

kente couple style

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.

ankara casuals

Don’t have a lot of ankara? Try this beautiful style!

casual ankara wear

Beautiful purple and yellow ankara casual wear you can rock with your spouse.

ankara couple

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.

couple casual

Another casual couples style you don’t need a lot of fabric for!


Couple senator style with ankara patchwork around the neckline. Simply beautiful.

Tubaba and Ann Idibia

Who else leaves us dreaming like Ann and Tubaba Idibia? Just beautiful!

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