Top Senator Mens Wear Designs – Nigerian Mens Native Wear

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There are a lot of senator men’s native wear styles that have ruled 2018. But which are the top respected! Don’t waste your time! Just take a look at these designs and get some great ideas!

The Senator wears will always be a Nigerian man’s must-have fashion piece. What is there not to love? It is classy, convenient and versatile. It is perfect positioning outfit any man can easily throw on. As the saying goes, “How you dress is how you would be addressed”.

When you want to be addressed as a real man, throw on traditional men native wear and you are good. The agbada gives that “Oga Boss” look easily but the Senator does the same without looking like you tried too hard. It does it so you can be both comfortable while looking uber-stylish.

The Senator Men’s wear can either be in a long sleeved or short sleeved form with quite a variety of colors to make a choice from as well as well tailored designs to suggest to your tailor.It can be worn with classy looking slides, sandals or shoes.It all depends on how dressy the occasion is.

Senator suits have got the men fashion world rocking which, if we think of it, is quite astonishing. In the past, it could be said that men were not so keen on native attires unlike their “other halves” but now, the men are not slacking with the ingenious styles and designs they are coming up with these days. One of such styles that have rocked, and still gaining fast popularity in the men fashion world is the senator suit and hardly can you find a man in Nigeria who hasn’t got one.

Almost on a regular, senator styles for men keep evolving. Usually, these styles used to be a simple plain colored shirt and matching trouser attire but now, one can match a white senator shirt with a black trouser.  There are also more daring stylistic native wears, showing a great deal of variety in style, fabrics and designs.

Senator suit styles for men are distinctive and unlike every other native attire for men, it requires intelligent skills and very creative mind to cut out an authentic and unique look. Seriously, majority of men are head over heels with the senator style. They make the wearer appear classy and fashionable even though they are usually not embroidered. Senator suits can be best summed in one word: ingenious.

There are unlimited varieties of senator styles for men all over the pages of magazines and the internet but Let us take a closer look at popular and elegant senator styles for men

Senator Short sleeve Shirt styles

The senator shirt no doubt is peculiar and the most important therefore, it must take a level of creativity to capture.  For it is from this shirt the style emerges. Many intelligent and creative designs are carved and cut to give it its matured and classy vibe. The short sleeve shirt can be tight fitted at the upper arm and chest area, accentuating the biceps and giving it a muscular look or they can come in loose forms (around the arms and chest area) depending on individual choices. The shirts are longer than other native attires and the bottom a bit wider than normal with slits at both sides. They can come in variety of colors too.  You can’t help but all in love with these creative pieces

Senator Long sleeve shirt Styles

One thing about the senator attire for men is, although they are made usually from simple and in most cases avoidable fabric, it still remains a classy, elegant and smart wear. The sleeve for this style should not be too tight so as to give adequate allowance to the hands, neither should it be too loose so the actual style wouldn’t be lost. The sleeves falls all the way down, completely to the wrists, usually cuffed and can be worn with a pocket square to achieve a less formal look.

The long tailed shirt/bottom tail Senator Native Wear Style

Aside from the popular wide bottomed senator styles with openings at both sides, the bottom tail is also well known and worn by men especially for those going for a more ceremonial look. This style can come in various designs and colors with a bottom tail which extends to the knee at the back.  They are usually worn at weddings, thanksgivings and other important functions. We saw a lot of these long tailed shirts /bottom tail senator style worn by former President Goodluck Jonathan

Colorful Senator Native Wear Styles

Initially, senator styles for men were made with simple, plain colored materials of different shades. Colors such as red, white, brown, black, grey, blue, wine and the rest. Gone are the days when men feared to experiment with for fear of maybe being termed childish or not masculine.

With senator wears, men are not scared to play with colors which of course is a good thing.  We now see senator wears come in mixed colors, skillfully cut and artistically aligned to create beautiful color patterns. Your tailor should be able to cut out and mix colored fabrics to give it a matured look. Note that only the shirts should bear these colors while the trousers remain plain

But one thing for sure is that the senator materials used in making theses style are devoid of prints or patterns which makes Ankara an unacceptable fabric for these styles


A well-crafted needle work can transform even the simplest and cheapest of fabric. Initially, senator suits where made plain. If there were any embroidery at all it was very little but these days, at every function or ceremony you see men rocking bolder embellishments, some even go as far as incorporating other materials to give them the astonishing look, the most popular being the chain that runs from the neck  through to the chest. A well skilled tailor should know how to match an embroidery with the perfect fabric color.

Here are a few designs

To get the best styles, work with a highly skilled and creative fashion designer who would be able to interpret your creative designs on the fabric. Then get a well-balanced hat, nice shoes or sleek sandals perfectly sums up the look.

See also Top Senator Wears that Trended 

As I write this piece, I can confidently tell you I have about 7 materials with my tailor. A testament to how addictive the senator wear is. Take a look at these stylish pieces worn by other style consicious men and gain serious style inspiration.

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