Traditional Fashion and style in Nigeria are very popular among trendsetters. Let’s talk about the ladies latest trends and styles in 2018 when it comes to native fashion. Anyone can choose an attire to their own taste. See the latest images. Be stylish and beautiful!
Fashion and Style in Nigeria
Nigerians, probably more than any other African people, like to wear clothes in their traditional fashion and style. If they do not wear the complete traditional look, there will be at least one cultural element in their outfit. These looks are not just for parties and events. They are also great as casual wears. Look around you and you will spot elements of traditional fashion in both male and female outfits.
Fashion designers in Nigeria, as well as major manufacturers of fabrics and ready-made clothes, constantly draw inspiration from traditional styles of clothing, creating new collections of attires and fabrics. They might make changes to the color combinations and cuts in accordance with the new world fashion trends. Also, famous European and American designers who are known worldwide, continually use traditional African prints and designs in their collections. The simple fact is, only people that do not forget their past and culture are worthy of respect.
African style makes use of various kinds of ornaments and embellishments. Either it’s a classic geometric large or small pattern, or a floral design where either the flowers are clearly drawn and other very complicated ornaments could be used. It all depends on the designer’s level of fantasy and creativity. But if a pattern is small, the colors of the fabric are basic and conservative. Fabric with a large pattern usually come in bright colors.
As for the cut, the casual dress styles usually have a straight or chiseled cut and might be knee-length, with a round or rectangular neckline. And evening attires, as a rule, are long to the floor and narrow or flared at the bottom. Keep in mind, if your fabric has large embellishment, the dress is better to sew straight and narrow. If it’s small, then you can choose almost any variant of cut.
Nigerian ladies are very lucky, they can opt for different variants of native clothing and look gorgeous and stylish.
Nigerian fashionistas do not get tired of admiring Ankara styles. The right colors and beautiful designs draw all eyes to you. This season offers many types of traditional attire in blue and a few other tones like yellow. The yellow color is combined with blue, red and brown. In one look, as a rule, two or three colors are combined.
In 2018, trendy styles made with Ankara has an interesting combination of warm and cool colors in one image. For example, you can use beige and blue, red and blue, yellow and purple, red and purple according to the latest fashion. It is extremely popular this season to combine Ankara with other fabrics, especially lace. Nigerian designers love Ankara fabric and create gowns of different stylish cuts. Just take a look of some of our great examples.