In the ever changing world of fashion, new styles emerge every day. A period in history can easily be discerned by looking at the clothes people wore at that time. For us in Africa, Ankara has become a permanent fashion statement. Even though it did not originate from Africa, it has come to be identified with Africa because of the tribal-like designs and motifs. It portrays the Africanness of the African culture. Today, ankara styles have evolved and become more bold and daring. Below are pictures of trending ankara styles that can be worn for different occasions including cocktail parties and casual outings.