Traditional Wedding Dresses Xhosa In South Africa 2022
Ladies In Beautiful South African Outfits For Traditional Wedding
The Traditional Xhosa Wedding Dresses are usually ankle length traditional dresses with a modern touch.
Just like any other African or Western culture, the Umakoti, (bride), is the center of attraction during a Xhosa Wedding ceremony. How she looks is of particular importance to the days’ proceedings because she has to meet traditional symbolism and look exquisitely good to outshine every other woman in the ceremony. These are 5 of the commonly worn dresses by a bride during a wedding ceremony.
The Xhosa Traditional Wedding dress is usually made from Umbhaco.
The dress constricts at the waist and thighs, thus bringing out the brides curves quite well. It then flares out from the second constriction to the ankle. The bride covers her shoulder with beads, which cover most of her upper region. The attire also comes with a tartan blanket that will be used to cover the shoulder. To complete the attire, the bride wraps her head with a white and black head wrap that not only complements her dress but also satisfy culture’s demands.