South African brides in traditional attire

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In celebration of Heritage Day, enjoy the beautiful looks of brides of all South African ethnic tribes. They’re all colourful and rich in culture.

Zulu bride
The Zulu bride wears her headgear, called isicholo, and a skirt made of cow hide, called isidwaba.zulu1

Ndebele bride
Easily the most distinct feature of the Ndebele bridal attire is called idzila, the rings around her neck that give her a regal look.
Ndebele

Pedi bride
Pedi

Sotho bride
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Swazi bride
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Tsonga Bride
Tsonga

Tswana bride
A married woman in Tswana culture wears an attire called letoitsi, with a white blanket around her shoulders.
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Venda bride
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Xhosa bride
The Xhosa bride usually wears what is called umbhaco
xhosa

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