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south african wedding attires 2019

African traditional wedding attire means a bride wears a isidwaba, which is a leather skirt, a isicwaya, which is skin to cover her breasts, and a inkehli, which is a hat to cover the head. The bride is also adorned with colourful beads, which are also worn by her bridesmaids. A groom wears ibheshu, which is a covering made from calf skin that he wears instead of pants, or if he decides to wear pants, he wears umbhulaselo, which are pants that are brightly decorated with beads. He completes his wedding attire with a traditional headband.


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South african traditional dresses 2019 Mr Shweshwe

South Africa’s diverse mix of cultures, ethnic groups and religions has given rise to a variety of traditional dress. In African cultures for example, age and social standing is reflected in the clothes a person wears. Here, we take a look at the various types of traditional wear foundTheir main items of clothing include long skirts and aprons in beautiful printed or embroidered fabrics. Elaborate beaded necklaces called ithumbu are worn around the neck, as well as beaded bracelets and anklets. The iqhiya or headscarf is traditionally worn by married women. To complete the ensemble, embroidered capes or blankets are worn around the shoulders.

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shweshwe traditional dresses 2019

A small business started by mother and daughter to empower women producing African traditional clothing is now flirting with the global market was showcasing its work at the Source Africa Clothing and Textile Trade Fair, held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre.

Jessica Nkosi breaks her silence on her man & pregnancy: ‘I don’t want any drama’

Jessica Nkosi recently stepped out in an outfit hiding her baby bump.Jessica Nkosi recently stepped out in an outfit hiding her baby bump. 
Image: Via Jessica Nkosi’s Instagram

After months of speculation, actress Jessica Nkosi has finally confirmed that she is pregnant with a baby girl and is happily in love with her partner, Uzalo‘s Ntokozo Dlamini.

Claims of the couple’s romance and pregnancy first surfaced in a report by Sunday Sunearlier this year, but speaking to True Love magazine recently, Jessica finally confirmed the good news.

She told the publication that she was not trying to hide the pregnancy from her fans but just wanted to enjoy the journey and her relationship without the spotlight being on her.

“There’s nothing scandalous about my pregnancy. Therefore, I don’t want any drama around it and I certainly don’t want anyone to have an opinion about it.”

The star took a small break from social media but later returned, posting a picture of herself in a puffy dress that sent the rumour mill into a meltdown.