Talking about bridal fashion, I’ve noticed more and more of you are searching for Xhosa dresses on the blog. I thought I’d share some of the best Xhosa dresses I’ve seen around the web. Plus it has been quite a while since we’ve feasted on any African fashion especially Xhosa dresses. I must say it is so wonderful to be able to blog different kinds of bridal fashion here on Pure Wedding Blog. From New York to SA. We have the best of both worlds. Yay!!!
The traditional Xhosa wedding or “ukwenda” is a big event for the whole local community. It last for at least two days. The wedding ceremony is held in the groom’s home. Some meat is sacrificed to the ancestors.
The wedding has many rituals. One of the most important ones is called “utsiki”. The groom’s family prepares some goat meat and sour milk. The bride (“umakoti”) has to eat them.
The newlyweds walk down the road and show themselves to the whole community. This is known as “ukucanda ibala”.
With the marriage the woman enters the new family. Traditionally she gets a new name. After the dowry has been paid the bride gets a special gift from her family
From beginners to professional nail artists, everyone can try these fingernail designs. Let’s look at a few nail ideas that can be created using either the tools or the basic supplies around you. is all you need for this art on your nails. Use the nail paints of your choice and do not forget the shaded effect of the feather.themed event that they are attending. For such techniques, it is best that only one or two fingers have this peacock feather art on nails on them. Do not forget to use the glitter nail paint for an additional bling effect on the nails
Sundays are special in many ways. For those of who may want to attend a church service, there are things we put into consideration. The first thing that takes the lead aside spirituality is our fashion sense. What do we wear on Sunday? Some Sundays are filled with activities that can keep us out late. What will be the ideal church outfit that will serve us in all events?
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