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Agbada Outfits for Women – 20 Ways to Wear Agbada in Style

Agbada Outfits for Women-Historically Agbada was a large gown worn by African men on special occasions or too formal places. But today this traditional Nigerian style has been adopted by Agbada obsessed women.

Traditional Agbada Style

The traditional Agbada style looks really chic with plates or frills at the shoulder and embroidered center or neckline. You can wear it with the traditional trousers style if you want to have the usual look. Your accessories matter a lot when you are going for the inherited cuts as they’ll enhance your overall image. Also, you can add head gears in order to keep up with the culture. This style usually works in formal cultural events or occasions themed according to this style.

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↓19- Elegant Agbada Gowns

Gowns are the most versatile forms of dressing that can be stylized by adding different fabrics and cuts to them. Agbada gowns are usually the same extensive at the shoulders with the traditional monotone shades. These can be long or knee length gowns but are not fitted along the length. Rather these are usually following the airline cut at the bottom. These can be made in silk and luxurious material to add a formal touch for events like weddings and formal parties.

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↓18- Sokoto with Agbada Dresses

Sokotos are the traditional African trousers which are close-fitting at the bottom and worn by African women along with Agbada tops. Printed Sokotos with simple Agbada tops look extremely classy and trendy at the same time. These ankle trousers look amazing in contrasting shades and also give a bit of the western look.

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↓17- Western Agbada Styles

Women can add a western style to the traditional Agbada style by trying out different cuts and necklines. Simple Agbada tops with shorts or jeans will look extremely chic if worn with heels. Also, one can blend the sleeves and embroidery style with a western neckline in order to add up to the entire look.

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↓16- Attractive Agbada Dresses for Weddings

Agbadas can be worn on wedding occasions with the same grace as any other typical wedding outfit. These can be made into luxurious materials like silks and chiffon and can be embellished with modern embroidery techniques and pearls while keeping the top and Sokoto style same. Adding glamorous Louboutins to it will spice up the entire outfit.

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↓15- Formal Agbada Costumes

Formal Agbadas with frilly shoulders and uni shades look just amazing with funky heels. Ankara accessories look just amazing with formal Agbadas. Moreover, embroidery in contrast or same shades and formal pants also look so chic if worn at formal events or occasions.

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↓14- Agbada Dresses with Tights

Tights are loved by young girls and they can totally slay Agbadas with tights in black or white. They can also add filas to their outfits to have a more funky look. The embroidered center looks extremely attractive when worn with tights.

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↓13- Summer Agbada Outfits

You can totally rock an Agbada outfit in summers along with a hat or cap. Sleeveless Agbadas in pastel shades looks just amazing in summers. You can wear them with stilettos to have a more stylish overall attire. Also, it makes you look smart and stylish if you have a curvy structure.

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↓12- Agbadas for Teenagers

Teenagers can slay Agbadas with ripped jeans or leggings. They can wear these fabulous garment pieces with sneakers and braids. It looks both traditional and unique.

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↓11- Monochrome Agbada Style

Monochrome Agbadas have been quite trendy nowadays as black looks perfect when blended with white or other pastel shades. Pastel colors could be introduced into the center embroidery or neckline. The overall attire looks very up to date.

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↓10- Embroidered Agbada Outfits

Embroidered Agbadas are the hype of the season. Bright shades could be used in contrast to pastel or pastels can be used in contrast to any bright shade if you want to create a catchy look. Also, you can add a bracelet to these garment pieces since they usually have half sleeves. If you’re still considering what to wear,

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↓9- Agbada Street Style

Agbada street style is quite unique. Using black and white, you can create impressive Agbada garments which can be worn with jeans or pants. The upper gown looks very chic and unique. These can be worn with snickers or joggers that will complete the entire street style. Also, different African braid styles go very well with Agbada street style.

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↓8- Agbada Dresses for Working Women

Working women can totally slay simple and unique Agbadas in monotone shades and with minimal embroidery at their workplaces. Since the trousers look pretty formal so they go very well at the formal meetings and tours.

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↓7- Striking Agbadas for Parties

Agbada in bright shades is perfect for parties and other events. The purple and mustard Agbada outfit looks very classy along with the wavy hairstyle. The colors are both festive and charming.

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↓6- Agbadas Costumes with a Gele

Geles are quite essential when it comes to Nigerian or particularly African traditional look. Agbadas can be paired with pretty and elegant printed geles to create an enchanting look.

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↓5- Agbadas Short Dress Style

Short dresses are loved by young women around the world since they accentuate their physique quite well and look extremely charming. Agbada can also be worn as short dresses to clubs and concerts. Also, these look perfect along the beach shore.

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↓4- Pure White Agbada Dresses

Pure white dresses look perfect on formal or wedding events. Many celebs have been seen wearing pure white Agbada dresses to interviews. Occasionally these dresses look amazing with fancy heels and unique necklines. Also, the upper gown style is just perfect for a classy and royal look.

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↓3- Agbada Top Styles

Agbada tops can be paired with black pants and strappy sandals in summers to create an impressive style statement.

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↓2- Shoes and Bags with Agbada Dresses

Medium sized embroidered clutches and formal heels look perfect with these amazing garment pieces. Sokoto looks perfect with stilettos and Louboutins.

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↓1- Makeup Styles to Follow with Agbadas

The nude makeup look along with red or maroon lipstick is just perfect when you’re going for black or white Agbada outfits. Also, the winged eyeliner with shimmery looks pretty fine.

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Modern African Dresses-18 Latest African Fashion Styles 2017

Modern African Dresses- African fashion got massive hype after the Africa Fashion Week London 2016. All the African inspired designers presented their collections from all over the world. From common man to celebs, everyone is stunned by the beauty of African culture.

This is because African fashion is an amalgam of western style, Asian prints, and vibrant colors. Spring will be here in a few months and African prints are the most attractive choice for the season. Do not forget to freshen up your wardrobe with a few African pieces this spring because African fashion is taking over the world by leaps and bounds.

What are the Latest African Fashion Trends

#18 Modern Aso Ebi Style

The traditional Aso Ebi style comes from the Nigerian Yoruba culture. Designers have revolutionized this style into long modern maxis and gowns which are a perfect option for the African ladies. These formal gowns look exactly amazing on wedding occasions due to their traditional look. The bright colored Aso Ebi dresses can be turned into nude and monotone shades for those who don’t like very bright colors. These can be worn with a modern gele (African head covers). A plain gele just looks amazing on formal parties and weddings. In 2017, you should go for silk and net patterns and create ravishing Aso Ebi designs. Modern-Aso-Ebi-Style Modern African Dresses-18 Latest African Fashion Styles 2017

#17 Ankara Style

Ankara dresses are loved by everyone from kids to grown-ups due to their attractive patterns. Short Ankara dresses and Ankara skirts and trousers fused with modern style give an enchanting attire. These can be worn casually or formally, whatever way you like it. Models and celebrities have been seen wearing Ankaras on award ceremonies, on streets, and on music events. It is not just owned by African women but the western women are also amazed by the beauty of Ankara. This spring you should go for vibrant Ankara short dresses with nude high heels and bright lipsticks. Ankara-Style Modern African Dresses-18 Latest African Fashion Styles 2017

#16 Jewel by Lisa

You would love to hear that Jewel by Lisa won the coveted AFI Designer of the Year Award and let me tell you that you literally don’t want to miss on these beautifully handcrafted and unique outfits. Add a few short dresses by Jewel by Lisa to your wardrobe. You can wear them to office or friend’s gatherings. You can play with bright colored and glittery eye shadows with these flattering pieces. Don’t forget to pick purple and yellow outfits.

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#15 Latest Nigerian Prints

Latest Nigerian prints are an amalgam of Ankara fabric and western floral patterns. Nigerian printed shorts and skirts are loved by teenagers and young African office going women. Thin belts and long heels always spice up the patterns. You just need to put on a little mascara and lipstick with these elegant prints.

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#14 Latest Gele Styles

Gele is usually considered very old-fashioned by young African ladies. But designers have transformed it into stylish Asian turban style which can be owned by anyone. These modern gele styles in bright floral patterns can be made of silk and chiffon scarfs Latest-Gele-Styles Modern African Dresses-18 Latest African Fashion Styles 2017

#13 Dashiki Style Tops and Jackets

Dashiki styles are timeless and evergreen. Dashiki top and jackets can be worn either by men or women, regardless of their gender. Dashiki prints can be worn with leggings and boots in winters and men can wear them with denim jeans and slipper shoes. These are irreplaceable and comfy at the same time.

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#12 African Style Wedding Outfits

You can also go for African themed wedding this year. Rich African culture dresses in luxuriant fabric like silks and velideal for this season. RECOMMENDED: African Fashion Bloggers-Top 15 African Fashion Blogs to Followvet can be used to make wedding gowns. You can also add some Ankara touch to lace up your outfit. Smokey eye makeup with glittery eyelids will give a perfect look. African-Style-Wedding-Outfits Modern African Dresses-18 Latest African Fashion Styles 2017

#11 African Fashion for Working Women

Latest fashion styles for working women include Ankara skirts and shorts with plain nude and white button down shirts. These African patterns look trendy and unique and can be adopted by all African ladies regardless of their size. Working ladies can flaunt their beautiful curled hair with simple hinged hoop earrings.

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#10 African Fashion for Working Men

Working African men should go for formal slacks and suits in dark colors. They can also add Ankara patterned neck ties or Ankara print shoes which will beautify the simplicity even more.

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#9 African Fashion for Kids

African kids look so dope in western clothing and printed clothes. You can style up your dolls in printed pants and skirts. Ankara prints are also ideal for kids. Ankara frocks with leggings look amazing on formal events as well as on casual days. Pigtails and high ponytails are very much in fashion for adults as well as for kids. Little boys can go for printed jackets with boots which are best for school goings especially. African-Fashion-for-Kids Modern African Dresses-18 Latest African Fashion Styles 2017

#8 African Street Style for Men

African street style is an amalgam of baseball hats and boaters in partial African prints. African tops with denim jeans are very appealing for all the male fashionistas.

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#7 African Street Style for Women

African women can totally slay boots and snickers with printed sweat pants or ripped jeans and white or gray tees. This style is both casual and comfy. White jogger pants or white crop tops are admired by everyone in the fashion world due to their classy look. So a white crop top with printed sweats are ideal for this season.

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