Xhosa traditional attire is another stripe of glory in Africa in addition to the world’s fashion industry. Like existing popular African prints; Kente, Ankara and kitenge, Xhosa traditional attire has a special history dating back to pre-colonial times and a unique origin from the Xhosa people of South-Africa. The attire is symbolic in nature, taking different shapes and forms depending on the occasion. Africans, being social people, hold ceremonies and symbols with high regards. However, with the recent changes in social psychology, symbolism has been replaced with purposeful fashion statements and creative wear in the fashion space, leaving ceremonies as the only thing of social significance that are still held in high esteem.
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South Africa is one of the most culturally endowed countries in Africa. South African cultural festivals, customs and dress code are confidently being upheld. In as much as westernisation is on the verge of doing away with the cultural beliefs of most African communities, South Africa still has its customs intact. South African traditional dresses are proof of this.
South African traditional dresses have become the epitome of nearly all occasions. The diversity in these outfits has made it more possible for people to pull them to whichever event. These clothes are so pretty that they are being worn in Africa and beyond. The fabric and designs that these traditional dresses come in have attracted the international market and spread African culture to other continents.
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As you scroll through this epic list of one-of-a-kind African wax print dresses, simply click on the photos below to be directed to the seller’s store to get more information and to shop the look.
If an African dress appears to be sold out or not available, reach out to the seller. The ankara dress might still be available but not relisted in the seller’s store. It never hurts to ask!
Sadly I am not a designer or a seamstress so once these African styles sell out, they may be gone forever. Without further ado and in no particular order, here are my favorite African dresses that you need right now (+ links to where to get them).
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The wear is representative in nature, taking numerous shapes and structures relying upon the event. Xhosa Africans, being social people, hold services and pictures with high respects. Xhosa Wedding Wear 2020
The Xhosa hold relative unions in high respect. consequently, the Xhosa place in an exceedingly plenty of lab-our from once the lucky man picks his woman of the hour to the quality wedding. On the big day, the couple stagger within the typical Xhosa wedding covering.
the subsequent are photos of the Xhosa typical wedding covering for woman and man of the hour. confine mind all of the piece worn by the woman of the hour or man of the hour has some crucial.
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They say, “all good things come to an end.” Today, I’m sharing the African outfits I wore from my days of African fashion series in on epic roundup post for your convenience.
This was the first time that I’ve ever worked on a series of this magnitude. It has been an exciting process from the conception of the idea, to getting all 30 best African print clothing, to shooting each look in the heart of Alaska’s winter (think subzero degree weather).
Working with a diverse group of talented African attire designers gave me the opportunity to take a peek into the lives of the creative entrepreneurs and the love they endear towards the creation of phenomenal African wax pieces.
I sure put my photographer, SNH Photos, to the test. We shot 10 outfits from morning to late afternoon on one day we had nicer winter weather. I had to warm up during outfit changes, which stretched out our shoot. But he was a trooper
I might be a little biased, but I think these are the best African outfits I’ve seen in a while 😉
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Modern African Dresses. African fashion got massive hype after the Africa Fashion Week, London 2020. All African inspired designers presented their collections from all over the world. From common man to celebs, everyone is stunned by the beauty of African culture.
This is because African fashion is an amalgam of western style, Asian prints, and vibrant colors. Spring will be here in a few months, and African prints are the most attractive choice for the season. Do not forget to freshen up your wardrobe with a few African pieces this spring because African fashion is taking over the world by leaps and bounds.
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