Evolution of Nigerian fashion from 1960-2010

Some of the words that describe Nigerians are happy, fun-loving and we are also a people, who are so appearance-conscious; that could be both an advantage and disadvantage.

However, no one can take away the fact that we love fashion. Our style game, even before the colonial masters came was a testimony to our fashion intelligence.

Today, we will chronicle how the style scene has evolved from the 1960s till date. The pictures below tell the rest of the story.

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A man in the funky styles of the 70s, wear bell bottom pants, jacket and hat.
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Ladies wearing the latest fashion of the 70s.
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Oleku sleeves in 1973
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Another section of lady wearing Oleku in the reigning fabric of the day.
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Picture of a couple taken at Paramount Photography studios, Lagos in the 1970s.
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A young lady wearing a complete Aso oke in vibrant colour in the 1980s.
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A cross section of fashion enthusiasts wearing the looks of the 90s
Some style images from the LDA label in the 2000s. 

Asoebi from the 2010’s

Content culled from https://allure.vanguardngr.com/2016/10/evolution-nigerian-fashion-photos-1960s-2000s/amp/

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