South African brides in traditional attire
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.
The Zulu bride wears her headgear, called isicholo, and a skirt made of cow hide, called isidwaba.
Easily the most distinct feature of the Ndebele bridal attire is called idzila, the rings around her neck that give her a regal look.
A married woman in Tswana culture wears an attire called letoitsi, with a white blanket around her shoulders.
The Xhosa bride usually wears what is called umbhaco
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