african inspired dress

Xhosa - South Africa

Xhosa people are a Bantu ethnic group from South Africa. The name “Xhosa” comes from that of a legendary leader and King called uXhosa. There are approximately 8 million Xhosa people in South Africa, and the Xhosa language is the countries second most-populous language in the country, after Zulu. 

Xhosa women have a history of wearing traditional head wraps, that would increase in size as the woman aged. For special events, the head wraps would be even large and more elaborate than usual. 

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Ending prom season with a mini collection inspired by the woman who started it all. With her African inspired prom dress designer Kyemah Mcentrye set the record for many African Americans to feel beautiful & comfortable in their own skin. Taking our culture into prom season and making it the most epic prom season of all time. I present to you Prom16: Cultural Appreciation By:Yashara Hynes

Guess who just made a gijinka of everybody’s favorite dinosaur rabbit? Meeeee