‏‎shweshwe‎‏‏ ‏‏‎traditional‎‏‏ ‏‏‎dresses‎ 2019

A mix of the rich South African Shweshwe prints and classic girls’ clothing styles Originally dyed indigo, 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.Ledikana’s brands include a label called Shweshwe which is derived from a fabric associated with the southern African ethnic group called Bashoeshoe and largely known through the great King Moshoeshe who ruled the modern day Lesotho. The Bashoeshoe fabric has become an international hit in a movement that forms part of a broader rise of African influence in international fashion trends. Other notable influences in this movement include the Xhosa traditional touch and the Basotho blanket.