Traditional Dresses in South Africa
South Africa is one of the countries with a variety of
traditional dresses. There are traditional dresses that are
perceived to belong to South Africans. These traditional dresses
are usually worn by South Africans during special events like
weddings, burials. Such traditional dresses can clearly showcase
the people’s culture and heritage. South Africa is a country with
diverse culture, therefore, there are different traditional dresses
for a certain group or tribe. Each tribe in South Africa have dress
codes that can be used for proper identification. One of the
popular African fabrics for South Africans is Shweshwe traditional
dress. Shweshwe is produced in South Africa.
This fabric is a printed dyed cotton very popular for traditional South African clothing. But in recent times, it has become a fashion trend. A shweshwe fabric can be used for various purposes. It comes in a variety of colors. Shweshwe fabric can be used to make skirts, short gowns, and long gowns. A shweshwe fabric can also be used to make bags, sandals, neck pieces. Shweshwe traditional dress comes with great designs such as stripes, square, circular geometric and floral.
Shweshwe traditional dress is for men and women. There are great styles to make with this South African fabric. If you have an event to attend, here are some great styles to make with a shweshwe fabric.
Amazing Shweshwe Styles for 2019