There are different clothing for different places and events, unlike the western world where people dress in suits and long sleeve.
If you are hoping to learn how to dress as a Nigerian, you are in the right spot.
There are different kind of Nigeria clothes often made of lace, Ankara, and lots of other Nigeria fabrics (asoebi), made by fashion experts nationwide.
Most of Nigeria Clothes are made from a professional tie and dye, this is a method where some part of a large piece of clothe (mostly white) is tightly tied with a rope at the helm or center and different parts of the body and soaked in a dye of any color.
The essence of the tying is to prevent the dye from penetrating the defined area there by creating a vigorous beautiful color pattern. Let’s not divert.
Nigerian dress styles are loved by the Nigerian people, A woman in the north would prefer a buba over a suit while the men would want to be seen in Shokoto, Buba, Fila, Abeti-aja and Agbada.
The Nigerian buba is a loose shirt that goes down till halfway down the thighs covering the upper part of the male trouser or skirt. Fila is a cap. Sokoto (shokoto) is the the pant or trouser, which covers the lower part of the body.
Nigerian Fashion and Dress Sense
It changes as you move down the tribes from the north to the south and down to the eastern part occupied by the Igbo’s, “Nigerian Industrialists”, Ibibios, Itsekiri etc. You will yet be stunned by their trending attire
To have a better glance you may want to walk in during one of our festivals. The new yam festivals (iri-ji) or the (Ikeji), carnivals etc.
The Nigeria market was then flooded with imported fabrics and clothes. Then the country depended solely on Holland and several other countries that made good fabrics
Then was the reign of the popular “Hollandaise” (made in Holland) it was the best and most exorbitant fabric in Nigeria market. Over the years this have been replaced with Nigeria made fabrics
Nigeria fabrics are loved by the people of Nigeria and beyond, The fabrics have come to stay and it is becoming the people’s favorite and nobody wants to dress out of vogue and tuneEveryone is strictly sticking to the country made fabrics while the imported ones are made options, if needed.