[PHOTOS] 10 Foreign Celebrities Who Looked Great Rocking Ankara


The Ankara fashion is one that is not unique to only Africans because it is a rave around the world. From time to time, we have seen some of our favourite local celebrities step out looking regal in Ankara pieces either for an outing, red carpet or what have you.

However, the Ankara fashion is so attractive and exquisite to the eyes, that even some foreign celebrities around the world have caught the fever.  In this list, we take a look at ten foreign celebrities who have looked great rocking Ankara trend.


Fashion icon and pop sensation,  Rihanna matches her Ankara with a shirt, looking corporate and chic.

Taraji P. Henson

We have nothing but love for actress, Taraji P. Henson and she gave us even more reason to love her when she rocked this beautiful print Ankara gown.

Kim Kardashian

Reality TV star and mother of three is known for her trendsetting outfits and she doesn’t look any less beautiful in this piece.

Gabrielle Union

Hollywood actress, Gabrielle Union has in times past stepped out wearing an Ankara cropped top and skirt.

Solange Knowles

You have to agree Grammy award winning singer Solange Knowles looks good in this Ankara shirt and shorts.

Amber Riley

Actress Amber Riley is beautiful in this simple Ankara gown, you have to agree that this piece looks good on the former Glee star.


You know that the Ankara fashion is one for all when Queen Bey herself who also happens to be a fashion icon joins in on the trend with this mix-match Ankara.

Gwen Stefani

It is clear singer Gwen Stefani is a fan of Ankara and she looks great in this simple gown.

Nicki Minaj

The queen of rap, Nicki Minaj looks like a doll in her outfit.

Michelle Obama

Defintely not the last on our list, the former first lady of United States, Michelle Obama looks beautiful in this full skirt and black top.