Traditional clothing for Igbo men

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Find out how the traditional clothing for Igbo men should look and what makes it different from the attires of other ethnic groups.

There are several details that make modern traditional wears of Igbo culture really unique. Let us highlight the most important of them: The native wears of dignitaries and honorary titles holders differ from the costumes of other people. One of the most interesting accessories is a walking stick. It is a symbol of strength and wealth. Without it, the Igbo attire for a gentleman will look incomplete.

 

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Igbo hat

The jewelry (coral beads, bracelets, and even hats) is widely used. It’s worn not only by men but also by women and able to turn the most modest costume into festive attire.

jewelry

Fabrics used for Igbo traditional wears Igbo culture allows the use of different patterns and colours. However, the most popular are red, white, and black. The materials with images of crowns, lions, swords, horses, and other attributes of masculinity are used quite often 

Igbo shirt

Traditional clothing for Igbo men

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