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african inspired gowns | Xhosa Traditional Wedding Dresses

Xhosa Traditional Wedding Dresses

Source(google.com.pk) Xhosa Traditional Wedding Dresses Biography A few months ago I was aked by a customer to make her two pairs of wedding shoes. The one pair she would wear with her white dress on her wedding day and the other pair she would wear with her traditional Xhosa dress for the traditional Xhosa wedding ceremony. I made her these red shwe-shwe brogue style ballet flats(above). I think they came out beautiful! The second pair is the Bimbow bride in soft nappa leather and a silk…

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

Traditional Xhosa Wedding by Monica Dart {Tembakazi & Mateli}

Today is a VERY special day. That’s because today I finally get to share our first full traditional South African wedding (our first, but by no means our last – in fact, look out for a …

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.

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.