Ankara Pencil Gown Styles: 22 New Beautiful Looks

There are many reasons why Ankara pencil dresses are so popular: they are cute, comfortable, flattering, and can be worn absolutely anywhere. Check out 22 fresh Ankara pencil gown styles and find your new favourite!

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1. Ankara dress with ruffled feathers

Pencil gown styles can be too office-like, but an easy way to elevate the look of an Ankara pencil dress is to add fabulous ruffled sleeves.

2. Two-tone Ankara gown

Colour blocking remains a popular technique in Nigerian fashion – try it when designing your new latest Ankara pencil gown and you’re guaranteed to love the result!

3. Short Ankara pencil dress

Many Ankara short pencil gown styles have short sleeves, but long puff sleeves can be a trendy touch to any type of Ankara pencil dresses.

4. Long Ankara pencil gown

For an especially chic take on pencil Ankara styles try a maxi version – it can become your new perfect outfit for a wedding or other important event!

5. Cold shoulder Ankara pencil gown

Combine two popular Ankara pencil skirt and top trends of the year by pairing your pencil dress with cold shoulder cutouts for an especially cute look.

6. Off-shoulder Ankara gown

Another major trend of the year is off-shoulder dresses, and this kind of detailing looks particularly good with mid-length pencil gowns.

7. Blue pencil gown with Ankara

Not all beautiful pencil Ankara dresses are made entirely out of Ankara – even seemingly small Ankara fragments like these sleeves can be very powerful when executed right!

8. Long-sleeve Ankara pencil gown

How to turn a solid-coloured office Ankara pencil dress into a true work of art? Add eye-catching sleeves and enjoy your new look!

9. Double Ankara pencil gown

Can’t choose between two fabulous Ankara fabrics when creating your new Ankara pencil gown? Use both like this fashion-forward lady did!

10. Ankara pencil Aso Ebi gown

Looking for ideas on Ankara pencil skirts and gowns for a special occasions? Consider a gorgeous Ankara pencil gown as your next Aso Ebi outfit!

11. Ankara pencil sundress

For the most casual version of an Ankara pencil gown that you can even wear with comfy sneakers, go for an Ankara sundress that is a must-have for this summer!

12. Layered Ankara gown

We’ve seen a lot of unusual takes on the Ankara pencil gown trend, but this layering of Ankara fabrics has got to be among the most elegant ones!

13. One-shoulder Ankara gown

If you can’t decide between having no sleeves and giant fabulous sleeves in your new Ankara pencil dress, you can have both in one stylish garment!

14. Summer Ankara pencil dress

Another variation on a lightweight and comfortable Ankara pencil sundress is this cute yellow gown with an elegant pattern.

15. Office Ankara pencil gown

Pencil gown is such a universal type of dresses that it can be successfully adapted to an office wardrobe, especially if you opt for a shirt top for your new Ankara gown.

16. Strapless Ankara pencil gown

Here is a dress you’re not likely to wear to work, but it loos great nonetheless – mainly thanks to its incredible neckline and cute pattern.

17. One-sleeve fuchsia pencil dress

There are plenty of one-sleeve Ankara pencil gowns to admire right now, but what makes this dress stand apart is the unique colour scheme of the whole outfit.

18. Cold shoulder long-sleeve Ankara gown

Take advantage of several hot fashion trends at once with a pencil Ankara dress that has cold shoulder cutouts and layered sleeves!

19. Off-shoulder Ankara pencil gown

There is a reason why Nigerian fashionistas are so in love with off-shoulder gowns – they suit anyone and look fantastic on any event.

20. Ankara pencil gown with flared sleeves

You’ve already seen many fabulous sleeves today, but nothing can top these flared sleeves that belong on a runway or a fashion magazine.

21. Yellow Ankara pencil dress

Some Ankara patterns look very striking, but you can achieve the same elegant result with a pattern that is more subdued, like this yellow and black fabric.

22. Short red pencil Ankara gown

One more example of how well Ankara can be paired with solid colours is this red short pencil dress that is taken on another level with small Ankara patches.

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