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.
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