Nigerian caps styles
The ‘FILA’ is the Yoruba name for cap. Clashing the Igbo caps which are produce from wool, Yoruba caps can be produced from dissimilar types of fabric such as hand made Aso Oke textile, velvet, cotton or damask. The fila does not have any conventional importance but is instead used to accompaniment Yoruba native clothing just like Agbada, or Ankara, etc. A lot young people put on the FILA cap, Yoruba or not, when they attend nuptials, etc.
Although the oval red headwear woolen cap are worn today by most men to exhaustive their Igbo attire, it is a sign that is contracted for high-ranking Igbo men from the East parts Nigeria.
The Igbo red headwear is a sign of power, heritage, and culture, and designate the bestowal of a chieftaincy appellation. Men that put on this cap are mostly addressed by “Nze”, “Ichie”, “Ozo”, “Ogbuefi” and a lot more.