We are crushing hard on the coolest styles of senator-suit native wears for Nigerian men. Every day, we see men wearing senator styles but not all of them make us turn to take a second look. Nothing beats a classy senator suit menswear, and a few things make a big difference in how your senator-style wear looks. Some types of materials and design details make the difference – and we’re going to show you photos of the best senator style looks we spotted.
For example, a pocket square design, checkered material, striped and prints fabrics, plus proper tailoring elevates the style, as you’ll see in the images below. To inspire your next occasion look, this post presents our editorial picks of the finest and latest senator-style men’s outfits with all the style elements I mentioned. Swipe or scroll down to see the styles.
Latest Senator-Wear Designs and Fabrics: 14 Nigerian Native Menswear Styles To Make a Fashion Statement
1, 2: The Polished Senator Wear Styles with Stand-Out Pocket-Square Design
Above left, actor, Jim Iyke looks dapper in this slim-fit, white short-sleeved senator suit wear that has a sharply contrasting colour pocket square handkerchief. He completes that look with a pair of black shoes and dark sunglasses.
Above right, this handsome dude dons a black long-sleeve senator suit with a sharply contrasting sky blue patterned pocket-square design. He completes the look with a black native cap and black shoes. Imagine these two outfits without the pocket square? Without that tiny accessory, the above outfits won’t look as polished as they do. As small as they look, the pocket square easily transforms any menswear to making it look polished. *If you would like to learn how to fold a pocket square in many styles, there’s a video at the end of this post to teach you.
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3-5: Look Sharp in Striped Senator Wear Fashion Styles for Men
Above left: Long sleeves senator suit with black and white stripes (black and white striped material). | Middle: Tobi Bakre wears a blue pin-striped senator suit wear and finishes the look with a black moccasin. | Above right: Long-sleeved senator suit in navy blue fabric with white stripes.
6, 7: Clean Look in Print and Patterned Senator Suit Styles (with Ankara)
Above left: Most print or ankara senator suit styles look basic but this one in black material with gold pattern oozes of glam. Check out the design details – the white trimmings at the neck and arms, the buttons on the side and the slant cut of the top. This gent completes the look with dark sunglasses, black native cap, and black shoes that complement the colour of the fabric. That gold colour wrist watch also adds to the look.
Above right: A non-matching pair of senator top and trousers can translate into a sharp-looking senator style dressing if you pick well-coordinated colours like this dude (above right). Above right, this mix-and-match senator wear featuring a black and white print top with pocket square design and plain black trousers. The beauty of this outfit is in the small details that make his senator top standout – the pocket square and the bold contrast buttons. The gold details on his shoes also add to polishing his entire look while also complementing nicely with the 2-tone colour scheme.
8, 9: Stylish Senator Styles with Bright Pocket Square Contrast
(Above left): Black senator style men’s wedding aso-ebi with pink pocket square and a pink native cap to match. | (Above right) White senator wear that has red pocket square and red fabric buttons. This senator style wear has interesting design elements – red pocket-square and red fabric buttons.
If you’ve been invited as a wedding guest to a Nigerian wedding or have any occasion at all, you may just want to take the pictures from this page to your tailor. I promise, showing up in senator-suit traditional wear that has a fancy pocket-square design will score you the most compliments ever! These are not your regular senator wears. Keep reading to see the latest designs remaining Nigerian senator-style attire for men we curated to inspire you. You’ll also see a BONUS: Video of how to fold a pocket square.
10-12: Sleek Checkers Patterned Senator Wears for Guys
13, 14: Classy Look Senator Suit Styles With Pocket-Square Design
Above left, this handsome guy looks well-put-together in that wine colour senator suit featuring a matching colour pocket-square handkerchief design. He sure knows how to boost an outfit to the next level, as he completes the look with matching colour moccasins, dark sunglasses, and a black man-bag (mini-briefcase) which breaks the monochrome look in a nice way. A man-bag is a great way to transform your senator-style attire to a professional/ corporate/ work look and still look dapper. | Above right, Yomi Casual looks sharp in a cream colour senator style outfit that has a contrasting coffee colour neck and pocket trimmings. He pairs the look with a pair of black shoes.
Don’t Know How to Fold a Pocket Square Handkerchief? Watch This
MEN’S SENATOR SUIT WITH POCKET SQUARE
For a man looking for what to wear to a Nigerian wedding (as a male guest), you can’t go wrong with a senator suit native-wear. It’s that type of outfit that you can wear anywhere, formal or informal, and still stand out. Every fashion-savvy Nigerian man has a couple of this native attire for whenever he wants to make a subtle and effortless fashion statement. Adding a pocket square (handkerchief) to a senator wear design elevates the outfit, and your look, to the next level, and makes you stand out. See what I mean, in these 7 dapper looks (the first style is above) – scroll down for the rest.
The Place of Senator Style Native-Wear Suit in Nigerian Menswear Fashion
The senator style native-wear is versatile Nigerian menswear that looks good for all occasions (even weddings), but designs with a pocket square or pocket-trimmings look way better. Gone are the days when the English-wears and suits were the almost-only options for our men to look corporate and appropriate for some types of occasions. Thanks to our local fashion designers, our men now have an assortment of fashion options that are indigenous to our land – aside from the classic Agbada and Kaftan styles. Oh, and the latest Nigerian native attires for men look very good – so good that they represent at home and abroad.
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Today, most Nigerian men proudly wear natives to the office, to weddings and every place. The Senator-style native menswear is one of such popular indigenous fashion for men. It’s a simple design, yet looks rich, especially if it’s well-tailored. While a pocket-square (handkerchief) adds some spice to this type of men’s Nigerian native wear, other interesting design elements include adding contrasting coloured buttons to the top and/ or adding a cap to your look.
As I said, it’s a versatile style – in terms of where and how you can wear it. The designs are also versatile – you can choose how you want it; long sleeve senator suit style or short-sleeved.
Upgrade Your Look with a Pocket-Square Style of Senator Wear
If you’ve been invited to a wedding or any occasion and looking for ideas to make a fashion statement, but also want an outfit that you can wear to other places without looking too dressed up and not looking inappropriate, just go for the senator style native-wear. You can buy this style of native attire ready-to-wear or find a good, local tailor to make them for you. The good thing about this style of native attire for men is that it looks good on many kinds of fabric, including ankara fabrics.
There you have it – 14 sleek and sharp senator suit styles for men, featuring fresh designs, the best colours, and fabrics. Did you see the difference that pocket-square handkerchiefs make to upgrade the look of any senator wear? If you like the featured styles, please help us share this post on social media and also tell a friend about it.
Finally, I’d like to know – which of the above men’s senator styles is your favourite and why? Comment down below to let me know.