EFIK TRADITIONAL ATTIRE Still talking about the Efik people of Nigeria, today we will disuss about the the Efik traditional attire which is very elaborate and colourful. The women dress like queens and princesses wearing long flowing gowns, adorning their necks with colourful coral beads and wearing traditional made beaded shoes.
They also carry beaded handbag while some wear a headdress to match their outfit.
The men on their part wear white shirts over a colourful wrapper tied around their waist. They also hang a long piece of cloth on their neck called Okpomkpom in addition to beaded shoes and a cap.
It is worthy to mention that an Efik person always stands out among the crowd in his or her attire, you can’t but turn your head in attraction to the attractive colours and often elaborate styles.
For non natives of Efik language especially if you are a man, note that an efik woman does not compromise her dressing when it comes to her traditional wedding, so get your purse loaded!
Well, that was just on a light mood, however One can summarise the Efik attire in one word gorgeous!
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