Kaftan Aso Ebi style, Agbada style – Here are the Trendy and beautiful Aso Ebi styles for men (PHOTOS)
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Most often Nigerians prefer wearing Aso Ebi for weddings and other celebrations.
Nigerian men’s traditional fashion styles
Today we take a closer look at male Aso ebi styles. Nigeria men use their Aso Ebi fabrics for mainly two Nigerian traditional styles: Kaftan style and Agbada style.
Aso Ebi for Agbada style
Agbada style has more complex tailoring and is more festive attire then Kaftan. It consists of the outer robe, an undershirt, trousers, and fila (a cap).
The trousers, as a rule, are narrow or narrowed at the bottom with a long length.
As an undershirt, a man wears dashiki or buba. This garment is usually light and slim, as the entire Agbada outfit is rather bulky.
The complex tailoring of the outer robe makes the Agbada outfit festive.
Aso Ebi ornaments and décor for Agbada designs
The Agbada style embroidery is often located at the top of the attire, it’s usually quite large.
The fabric for Agbada outfit is usually one-colored. Sometimes the textile can be with a thin strip but in the same color scheme. As a rule, such strips are formed with the help of a shiny thread.
Aso Ebi colours for Agbada style
The colours used for making such attire are elegant white, strict black, ivory, blue, light blue, beige, muted shades of red, dark plum, gray, lilac, sand, and yellow.
There are options, for example, with white trousers and undershirt and black outer robe.
Contrasting embroidery is also popular. For example, black embroidery on white fabric looks great and vice versa. There is also white embroidery on blue fabric, gold on red or white, sandy colour on white. Two-coloured embroidery are also used.
Kaftan Aso Ebi style
Another option for using Aso Ebi is Kaftan style.
This style, as a rule, consists of long narrow pants or free tailored trousers and straight tunic with the length to the middle of the thigh or the knee.
Aso Ebi colours for Kaftan style
The colour range of Kaftan style is quite diverse. Many tones of blue, white, black, ivory, beige, gray, gray-green, burgundy, pink, lilac, orange, brown, sand, terracotta, and turquoise are used.
Usually, both elements of Kaftan style: tunic and trousers are sewn from one-colored fabric. But there is also a textile with thin or wide strips. These strips are in the same color range. Only one-two is darker or lighter.
Aso Ebi ornaments and décor for Kaftan designs
Embroidery is often used as a decoration on a tunic in Kaftan style. It can be a thin or wide strip with a pattern in the middle of the front part of the item.
The pattern can occupy a larger part and range from shoulder to shoulder across the entire width of the tunic. The embroidery pattern can be geometric or ornate. In any case, these are traditional native motifs.
Another modern design is a decoration of the upper front part of the tunic with a thin trim in the form of light strips.
Bright and original Aso Ebi style is used with pleasure by Nigerian men both for festive events and in everyday life. The best-shown images prove it.