Ankara Cold Shoulder Styles You’ll Love

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If you are searching for inspiration for your ankara cold shoulder style, you have come to the right place.

The cold shoulder trend showed up on runways in 2015 and went mainstream in 2016. This trend has become a must-have in every wardrobe. You need to have at least ONE cold shoulder top. At the minimum.

ankara cold shoulder
Cold shoulder dress. Credit:


This trend is different and in some cases, more comfortable than the off-shoulder style, which has been around for a while. It is trendy, fashionable and really comfortable. We love this style because it’s so easy to translate in ankara (or kitenge). Here are different ways you can make your ankara cold shoulder piece.


Ankara cold shoulder short dress

One style that really looks great with the cold shoulder trend is the short gown. It’s smart, stylish and comfortable.



ankara cold shoulder gown


This is actually more off-shoulder than cold shoulder, but we really loved the dress.

ankara cold shoulder short dress
Credit: Domestiks


Ankara cold shoulder top

Probably the most popular trend, is the cold shoulder trend and this is one fantastic way to upgrade your wardrobe quickly (and affordably if you live in Africa).

ankara coldshoulder blouse
Credit: Shacara


ankara cold shoulder top


beautiful cold shoulder top


Cold shoulder long dress

For a trend that you can wear to weddings or to Church, the cold shoulder is a good option. If you prefer something longer (ankle-length or midi), you could also try it with this trend.


cold shoulder dress


ankara cold shoulder long gown


Cold shoulder Jumpsuits

Jumpsuits are cool (particularly if you get them exactly in your size). It’s an easy way to look cool and stylish with minimal effort. These ankara cold shoulder jumpsuits will make you stand out.


ankara cold shoulder pantsuit
Credit: Shacara


cold shoulder pantsuit


Cold shoulder playsuit

We really love the playsuit. It is sexy and playful at the same time and a fun way to be stylish. These ankara playsuits are really nice and the cold shoulder detail adds an extra touch on it.

cold shoulder


cold shoulder playsuit
Credit: pinterest



So that’s it people! Our cold shoulder styles using ankara (kitenge) fabric. What do you think? Which would you be sewing next?

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