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african inspired gowns | Xhosa Traditional Wedding Dresses

blck/white outfit is a traditional outfit worn by married Xhosa women of the Eastern Cape, South Africa. The other one is a modernised version!

African print inspired wedding dress

African Inspired Wedding Gown by Henry N Jackson. This is just so fun that I had to pin it lol!

Traditional Xhosa Wedding by Monica Dart {Tembakazi  Mateli} | SouthBound Bride #traditional #xhosa #wedding

Traditional Xhosa Wedding by Monica Dart {Tembakazi & Mateli}

Traditional Xhosa Wedding by Monica Dart {Tembakazi Mateli} | SouthBound Bride #traditional #xhosa #wedding

Nelson (Rolihlahla) Mandela born July 18, 1918 in Mveso, Transkei, South Africa. "Rolihlahla" means "pulling branch from tree" but commonly translates to "troublemaker" in the Xhosa language.   Nobel Peace Prize winner 1993. Died December 5, 2013 at age 95. Member of my Life Council due to his life long contributions of peace and nonviolent defiance to dismantle the system of apartheid.

"We can change the world and make it a better place. It is in your hands to make a difference." -Nelson Mandela We each have to do OUR part.


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