Adorned In African Prints: 16 Sensational Looks From Celebs

From red carpet strutting to Instagram styling, stars are showing up and showing out in African prints. From Beyonce to Kerry Washington, see which celebs have a knack for African pattern posing.

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Is it a dress, or is it a matching set? We may never know, but one thing is for certain, Yaya's smothers the scene in this stylish orange based ensemble.

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Is there ever a time Queen Bey doesn't slay?  The beautiful singer rocked an eclectic, yet lively blouse that takes a deep plunge at the neckline and flares at her hips. 

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Call 911 because this singer is on fire!  Rih-Rih effortlessly styles her curves in a Stella Jean shirt/dress silhouette.

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This African tribal trend looks absolutely radiant on Zoe Saldana.  The gathered skirt, meshed with the low V-neckline, creates the perfect contour for this leading lady.

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Talk about the ultimate chamaeleon! Kerry Washington looks hands-down, uniquely opulent in an African cut-out ensemble.

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A fitted bodice, an off the shoulder neckline, and a flared skirt does this singers curves justice.  This vibrant African silhouette ultimately is topped off with chic yet hidden pockets.

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Solange single handedly served us the ideal matching set.  This diva combines an ageless African print, with the contemporary touch of a modern cut.

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This singer/activist looked more radiant than ever.  Right before winning her second Grammy, Angelique walked the red carpet in a vibrant, traditional African ensemble.  

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What a bold and beautiful look!  Michelle graced the night in an African printed, Mélange Mode frock that featured a mixture of classic yet trendy elements. 

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Absolutely glowing!  Beyoncé looked exquisitely gorgeous in an African printed Demestiks NY romper. 

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This singer’s ensemble is far from the ordinary.  While attending the Pan-African-Film-Festival, Kerry Hilson stuns for the night in a fitted, contemporary African printed frock.

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While out and about, supporting a good cause, Thandie Newton sported an eclectic African printed jumpsuit from Nigerian label, Jewel by Lisa.

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This vocalist is keeping in tuned with her stylish side.  Michelle Williams flaunts an African printed blazer that radiates with yellow, orange, pink and purple hues. To solidify her look she styles the piece with a pair of washed denim jeans.

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In true African spirit, Shingai Shoniwa graces the CFDA gala in an intricate geometric skirt and a sleeveless, heart line beaded top.  The beauty continues to channel a goddess look with a matching beaded headpiece.

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A little beading never hurt anyone! Angela gives us an updated, yet refreshed take on African print. The detail jacket includes intricate bordering, tiered beading, and an array of vibrant colors.

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Solange keeps it anything but simple, yet truly traditional at a Burberry event.  From the African skirt silhouette, to the ethnic printed blouse, all the way to her beaded sandals, this singer knows how to stop you in your tracks.


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