Ankara vs Senator Wears: Which Will Win The Battle?

Nigerian men are lucky. Why? They’ve a variety of styles to choose from; from the well-tailored senator to Kaftan to Agbada to Ankara styles. However, some think Ankara wears are better than senator wears and vice versa. Here, we’re going to pitch the two against each other (Ankara vs Senator wears), then determine the best based on versatility and finesse. Which team are you on? Ankara? Senator? Should I disclose my team now or wait?

Without further ado, let’s dive in to decide the winning team. Whoops! I honestly can’t wait. Can you?

Ankara vs Senator Wears


Ankara Wears

These beauties have been in existence for a long while. Remember when you were little; You loved to play with those colourful patterned fabrics your mom had! Everyone loved them! The colours, sequence and its overall beauty fascinated you each time. Now, what has changed? Nothing, except that they’re more fashionable with higher quality.

For weddings, burials, birthdays or naming ceremonies, Ankaras’ are mostly the go-to choice. They can be made into beautiful native and English styles. Suits, kimonos’, shorts, trousers and a host of other styles.

1. Buba and Soro

Buba and soro means; native blouse and trousers. The Ankara fabric can be sewn into a custom up and down that can be worn for various events. However, designers seek to add extra creativity to make this style look less basic.

Ankara Wears
Perhaps you’re tired of the buba and soro basic look, go all out and pair your buba (blouse) with a chinos or jean trouser. Step things up with a hat!
Ankara Wears
Ankara Wears
Ankara Wears

2. Ankara Shirts

If you didn’t know, English shirts can be made with the beautiful African fabric and trust me, these shirts look spectacular. They can be made in different variations and styles.

Like, incorporating half Ankara, half English material or vice versa. Whichever way, they always look the best, particularly when paired stylishly.

Ankara Wears
Ankara Wears
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3. Ankara Jackets/Kimonos’

Who doesn’t love a great jacket or kimono? They’re so handy, versatile and could turn a basic outfit into something that makes everyone stop with a ‘wow’ look on their faces. An Ankara print jacket will automatically spice up a boring mono-chrome t-shirt and trousers anytime, any day.

Ankara Wears
Ankara Wears

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For your Ankara print buba and soro, shirts and jackets, check out these 8 awesome Ankara fashion prints of 2018.

Senator Wears

Nowadays, you’ll most likely see every Nigerian man wearing Senator designs. Why? The outfit is comfortable, easy to wear,maintain and pair. Above all, it’s a less stressful outfit that makes you look yummy. These pieces are made of thick suit materials. When they’re sewn properly, they look amazingly great.

Moreover, it has become the number one event outfit for Nigerian men. Senator wears are almost taking over native wears. We won’t be surprised if these special ones out-throw the famous Agbada. But, can they? I think Agbada is still king of native wears. Well, we’ll see. Let’s take a look at some pictures:

Senator Wears
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Senator Wears
Senator Wears
Senator Wears
Senator Wears

Looking to see more senator wears and tips and tricks for looking the best in them? We have an interesting one for you here. Enjoy!

Now, it’s time! Ankara styles or senator? Anytime, any day; I love a good-looking senator outfit. However, Ankara outfits are more versatile. We’ll love to hear from you, which is your go-to favourite?

Remember, we have aesthetically pleasing and quality fabrics for your ultimate fashion needs. Don’t forget to check them out and step up your game!

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