Gen Z Fashion: Popular Gen Z Fashion Trends

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    Who is Gen Z?

    Gen Z (Generation Z) are also known as Zoomers. They are a generation born from the mid or late 1990s (1997) to the early 2000s (2012). They are young people who do their own things the way they like them just as we will see in Gen Z fashion.

    Gen Z are dubbed computer literate because they are the first social generation to have widespread access to the internet or portable digital technology. This however doesn’t mean that they all understand technology beyond the basics (social media, taking pictures, videos, etc.) Religiously, they are probably the least religious generation in history. 

    In this article, we are more intrigued with the Gen Z fashion trend and influencers.

    Popular Gen Z Fashion Trends

    Fashion trends are constantly evolving and changing. Reflecting the changing tastes, and preferences of different generations. Gen Z however seems to take fashion personally, they have taken fashion and made it better than the millennials. A few of these popular Gen Z fashion trends include;

    • Tinted sunglasses:

      Tinted sunglasses add an extra dimension to any look. On cloudy days with no sunlight, You can still rock them because they are more for fashion purposes.

    • Crocs:

      The rubber shoe has existed forever, yet the Gen Z has rocked it better than the generation it came with.

    • Graphic Tees:

      Gen Z loves graphic Tees that make sense and no sense at all. From the smiley faces, dancing cherries, and whatnot.

    • Beaded Jewelry:

      The love Gen Z has for Beaded pieces of jewelry cannot be emphasized enough. From the beaded necklaces to the hand bands (bangles) to the waist beads.

    • Mini skirts:

      Somehow this generation  (Gen Z) has found a way to make mini skirts more mini and below the waistline. It gives them a cooler look (so they say) in their bid to keep up with the Gen Z fashion trend.

    • Athleisure:

      Gen Z loves dressing for comfort, they have found a way to add a twist to a comfortable piece and make it business/formal casual.

    • Show some skin:

      Gen Z doesn’t think twice about showing some skin between the tops and waistlines. The cleavage too, they are unapologetic about showing off their glam, glow, and skin.

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    Nigeria’s Biggest Gen Z Fashion Influencers

    Nigeria has quite a lot of Fashion models and influencers even from the millennials including Ebuka Obi-Uchendu. Fashion is fast rising amongst Africans and they create magic with fashion. However, Gen Z’s are creating extra magic in fashion.

    • Enioluwa:

      Enioluwa Adeoluwa also known as “Lip gloss boy” is a multi-talented individual who has positions as a writer, host, media expert, influencer, and public speaker. He is one of the few male beauty influencers in Nigeria. From glossy boots, telfar bags, crocs, faux fur cape, and turtlenecks, the 24-year-old model and influencer has demonstrated that he knows his onions in the fashion industry. He is the Gen Z fashion model. You will agree with me that he is the fashion king and deserves to be at the top of this list. He is one person who creates magic with fashion. He is also part of the Popular Gen Z friend group, The Geng.

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    • Priscilla Ojo:

      Daughter of the prominent Nollywood actress, Iyabo Ojo, is a well-known lifestyle influencer and model. The 23-year-old is doing a lot for herself having ventured a little into the entertainment industry, she also owns a fashion store, known as Priscy’s Collection and a bag collection. This proves that she understands  Gen Z fashion. She has also dabbled into real estate, Priscy homes and has collaborated with different brands like Tecno, Cindy, and many more. She is also part of the Popular Gen Z friend group, The Geng.

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    • Ayra Starr:

      Oyinkansola Sarah Aderigbe, popularly known as Ayra Starr is a member of Don Jazzy’s Marvin Records. She is a 20-year-old rising star who came into the limelight with her debut “19 and Dangerous”.  She is a typical proof of the Gen Z fashion trend. She dresses the way she wants and is unapologetic about her mini skirts. She channels bold Gen Z fashions. She is definitely part of the “show some skin” gang.

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    • Diana Eneje:

      Diana Eneje is a lifestyle influencer and entrepreneur. She has worked with many brands, including Cadbury, Infinix, Bolt, and many more. The 21-year-old embodies what it means to be cool and fashionable on social media, her Instagram page is a testament. She also won the Nigeria Teen Choice Award for Nigeria’s most fashionable teenager in 2018.

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    • Korty E. O.:

      Eniola Olanrewaju popularly known as Korty E.O. Is a 24-year-old fast-rising YouTube star who doubles as a filmmaker. She studied computer science at the University of Ibadan and graduated in 2018. She went into modeling for a while before she joined Zikoko as a producer. With her dress style, Korty gives meaning to Gen Z fashion, her old model videos are worth rewatching too.


    Gen Z fashion trends are exciting. It is also amazing that the young ones have influencers who they can look up to.

    The magic these influencers create in the fashion industry is mind-blowing and intriguing. I think we should keep watching out for more from this generation.

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    Miracle James
    Miracle James
    5 months ago

    Excellent post on Gen Z Fashion, I love it!

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