Celebrating African Heritage! These are the International celebrities rocking Ankara/African attire (Photos)

In a world where celebrities prefer to rock Gucci and Christian Louboutins, these celebrities celebrate designs from all over the world.

Below are pictures of international celebrities who are gorgeously dressed in African attires.

1.  Beyonce


 In a fashion industry that still deals with lack of diversity, having Beyonce rock your piece can be life-changing. One of the reasons is that she loves to support Black designers.


2. Angela Bassett


She is an American actress and activist known for her recent Role in the Marvel movie Black Panther as the beautiful regal Queen Ramonda in Black Panther.

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3. Chris Brown




He is an American singer, songwriter, and actor. He has recently ventured into business and started his clothing line known as Pyramid.


4. Tracee Ellis Ross




She is an American actress, model, comedian, director and television host, best known for her lead role as Joan Clayton in the comedy series Girlfriends and Dr. Rainbow Johnson in the comedy series Black-ish

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5. Lupita Nyong’o




She is a Kenyan-Mexican actress. She appreciates her roots and is always ready to support African designers by wearing their designs.


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Tracee Ellis Ross reveals wonderful upbringing she had with famous mother Diana Ross in Elle Canada September issue

Tracee Ellis Ross grew up as the daughter of the iconic Diana Ross.

Tracee revealed the wonderful upbringing she had with such a loving parent in the September issue of Elle Canada.


Likewise,as the actress is featured on the cover as she explained:

‘I felt like I grew up in her embrace, not her shadow’she said about her famous mother.


She added:

‘And that is a testament to her. [Her children] were always more important than fame,’

‘That monster of fame that we see take down so many people with bright lights—my mother protected her light. I don’t know how. But she is a better parent than she is “Diana Ross”‘
Furthermore,concerning her style, the star said:
‘I’m a very visual person. I worked as a fashion editor [at Mirabella], and I’m inspired by art and proportion.
I’ve always had a strong point of view, and I’m really specific. I’ve truly been this pain in the ass since a very young age.’

‘When my mother was onstage, I used to hide in the quick-change booth, and after the curtains went down;

‘I would collect the beads that had fallen off the gowns, separate them by colour and put them inside those little cases that film used to come in.’

‘I loved it all. In hindsight, I now know that I [grew up watching] a woman in her full power and glory, who utilized her agency.’


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‘And that’s what clothing, style and fashion represented to me—a uniform for greatness.’

‘Your clothing can change your narrative and reframe circumstances, and it can be a visual marker for a larger conversation. That is why it has that meaning in my life,’ she added.


Tracee has been portraying Doctor Rainbow Johnson on Black-ish on ABC since September 2014.


Similarly,in 2017, she won a Golden Globe for her performance as Rainbow.

Even more,became the first black woman in 30 years to do so while collecting an Emmy nomination along the way.

January this year, she also picked up a NAACP Image Award for her role.

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