To get your African traditional attire, materials, styles, you want to sew beautiful designs for both male and female, inbox us at Promoting African Traditional Dresses Everywhere.African attire can be made from cotton brocade, lace, linen and satin, as with Western style wedding dresses. Of course, African textiles are also used in wedding dresses. According to Ghana Bride Magazine, Yoruba fabric is especially suited for wedding outfits because of its softness diva is about showcasing a Fashionista’s sense of style in African fabrics/native wears which our diva for this month wears a lot and am going to display.
Seshoeshoe or Seshweshwe is a printed dyed cotton fabric widely used for traditional Sotho (South Africa & Lesotho) clothing. Originally dyed indigo, the fabric is manufactured in a varietypeople has become to weave cloth instead of pounding down the bark fibres. Some wove linen, whereas others wove specific kinds of tall grass. Changes in rulers, access to foreigners and international trade all influenced a number of African countries’ cultures, and by association, their clothes. No matter where on the continent you travelled,
All dressed in what are modernised versions of the traditional Basotho clothes (Seshoeshoe)year to give local fashion designers and all Basotho women an opportunity to showcase their best Seshoeshoe designs in the race for the fabric is manufactured in a variety of colours and printing designs characterised by intricate geometric patterns.Due to its timeless popularity, shweshwe has been described as the denim,or tartan, of South Africa
Sesotho and Xhosa traditional wear lend themselves well to creating coordinated couple looks. Select a traditional print (be it from your culture or not) and carry it through to your partner’s look. If you’re having your outfits for the wedding tailored (it’s the best way to get exactly what you want!), make sure the tailor adds touches from the print on your outfit to your partner’s outfit.
Traditional African weddings, also known as Umabo, the colour, … adorned in their traditional wear, with beads, prints and patterns Traditional weddings have a special significance and that was what we witnessed this past weekend. Slindile invited us, her brides maids to assist her in celebrating the final stages of the wedding between her and her husband and in this case between her family and his.