Jun. 22, 2017 05:45PM EST
Traditional Nigerian clothing, like the agbada, is enjoying a reemergence amongst the country's youth.
LAGOS—A new video from AJ+ highlights the reemergence of traditional Nigerian clothing like the agbada amongst the country's youth.
<p>Young men across the country are choosing to rock the long, airy pull-overs as a way to show pride in where they're from, says <strong>Omobolaji Ademosu</strong>, a banker turned tailor, whose designs are all the rave in Lagos.</p><p>The video also touches on the history of the <em>agbada</em> and addresses the current economic recession that has caused many Nigerians to look to local tailors for their clothes.</p><p>Supporting local businesses is always a good look, and so is rocking traditional clothing.</p><p><div class="preroll-video"></div><ora-player></ora-player></p><p>Watch the video below, and for more on the origins of traditional clothing, revisit our piece on the <a href="http://www.okayafrica.com/culture-2/history-politics-dashiki/">history of the dashiki</a>.</p><p></p><div class="rm-shortcode" data-rm-shortcode-id="55f22af48757c826573efee1f897c059"><div class="fb-video" data-href="https://www.facebook.com/ajplusenglish/videos/983206908487483/" data-allowfullscreen="true"></div></div><p></p>
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