The most stylish African celebrities want to look great at any event. The Nigerian entertainment industry is very demanding and loves to see celebrities wearing new fashionable outfits. But what could be more stylish and luxurious than native attire style outfits? We can all agree that modern clothes look cute, but traditional attire is undoubtedly stunning. Let’s look at the most famous Nigerian celebrities, who choose traditional outfits to stand out!
Fashion is always a subject of discussion. Over the years, fashion industries in the world has undergone some changes. Some years ago, the Nigerian traditional styles were just something to consider when national holidays were coming up. Also, only older people would wear it in a casual setting. But now the Nigerian traditional attire style is not old-fashioned anymore. You can see it everywhere, even on the red carpet! The style of clothes is not the same as it used to be, the national style has become quite classy and elegant. Nowadays, Nigerians feel proud when wearing native attires. Most of all, Nigerian celebrities enjoy wearing these national attire clothes.
Therefore, top designers add some traditional attire outfits to their collections to satisfy the pickiest clients. Such designers as Mudi Africa Mai Atafo, Soares Anthony try to design the kind of outfits that can combine both traditional and modern patterns. It seems that celebrities love it! The native styles are not only classic and stylish but give one a feeling of national pride. Of course, the most common fabric for making national attires is the Ankara fabric. But apart from that, you can have guinea brocade, aso-oke, lace, adire, atiku fabrics, which are also widely used by designers to make the most luxurious clothes.
The Nigerian famous guys & native attire style
Let’s see how the most handsome Nigerian male celebrities look in native attire outfits. Can you say who looks better?
1. Richard Mofe Damijo
Richard Mofe-Damijo is very famous Nigerian actor and the Commissioner for Culture and Tourism in Delta State, Nigeria. See how good looking he is in native attire style agbada!
P-Square or Peter Okoye and Paul Okoye are talented Nigerian R&B singers and twin brothers. Don’t they look stunning in this traditional attire costumes?
3. Banky W
Oluwabankole Wellington is better known as Banky W. He is a Nigerian singer and actor. This Nigerian star is looks spectacular in this traditional attire costume!
4. D’ banj
Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo or known by stage name D’banj, is a Nigerian musician, entrepreneur, and singer. How stunning is he?!
5. Ice prince
This young Nigerian musician also chooses native attire clothes and looks amazing in it!
David Adedeji Adeleke or Davido is an American-born Nigerian recording artist, record producer, and performer. Let’s see how he loves to wear traditional attire clothes.
7. Don Jazzy
Michael Collins Ajereh is also popularly known as Don Jazzy. This Nigerian record producer, singer, and entrepreneur never goes wrong in native outfit.
Olamide is a Nigerian hip hop artist. He always said that national clothes make him look even more handsome. Let’s see if he is right!
9. Uti Nwanchukwu
Uti Nwachukwu emerged the winner of the reality show, “Big Brother Africa”. He also loves to wear traditional clothes.
10. Noble Igwe
He is one of the most popular Nigerian bloggers and the CEO of 360nobs Group. Do you think he is also extremely stylish?
Of course, everyone adores Wizkid. This Nigerian singer and songwriter started recording music when he was only 11 years old and now is the biggest star in Nigeria. He looks amazing in his traditional outfits.
The Nigerian famous ladies & native outfits
It’s no surprise that more and more female celebrities choose native-African attire to wear both on an everyday basis and for events! Here is the list of ladies who looks stunning in their native outfits.
1. Toke Makinwa
She is a Nigerian television host, blogger, radio personality, and best-selling author. These days,, she is co-hosting “The Morning Drive” program on Rhythm 93.7 FM. How cute is she in this native outfit?!
2. Kate Henshaw
Kate Henshaw-Nuttall is a top Nigerian actress. In 2008, Kate won the Africa Movie Academy Award. It seems that Kate also loves native outfits!
3. Ibinabo Fiberesima
This young lady is a Nigerian film actress, event manager, and ex-beauty queen. She certainly looks gorgeous in this combination.
4. Mercy Aigbe
Mercy Aigbe is a Nigerian businesswoman and actress. Mercy is known for acting in Yoruba language movies. Mercy is not only famous for Yoruba movies but for her love of Yoruba national outfits! See how she and her son are rocking national outfits.
Tolu Oniru is popularly known as Toolz. She is a famous Nigerian radio talk show host and presenter. She hosts “The Midday Show” on the radio station The Beat 99.9 FM. There is no doubt that she looks stunning not only in casual clothes but in national attire as well!
6. Genevieve Nnaji
In 2005, Genevieve Nnaji won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role. At that time, she was the first actress to win that award. But Genevieve does not only love her work in the film industry, it seems that she enjoys African native fashion as well.
7. Monalisa Chinda
Monalisa Chinda is a film producer, Nigerian actress, television, and media personality. Take a look at how amazingly native attire suits her!
8. Joke Silva
Joke Silva is a Nigerian businesswoman, as well as an actress. She occasionally also loves to wear native clothes.
Agbani Darego is a Nigerian beauty queen. She is the first Nigerian lady to win “Miss World” contest. She undoubtedly looks great in African native outfit!
10. Biodun Okeowo
Popular actress Biodun Okeowo, known for her part in ‘Tolani Oshinrin’ loves the native look and can be spotted wearing it very often!
11. Eniola Badmus
Eniola Badmus is another beautiful Nigerian film actress. She featured in the film “Jenifa” and is well known among a lot of people. These days, Eniola also enjoys wearing some national clothes to look stylish!
Globalization is becoming more popular these days and people are choosing modern clothes over native attires. However, in Nigeria, more people are returning to their native fashion. Even Nigerian celebrities choose the traditional outfits to walk on the red carpet. So maybe it is time to buy a traditional outfit not to fall behind on the times?