5 local brands that are slaying the traditional attire

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Today we pay homage, and shine the spotlight on a few local brands that continue to serve some of the best traditional pieces. By Ayanda Ngcobo

1. Rich FactoryRina Chungakutama owner of Rich FACTORY is a master of her craft. Her designs are elegant, full of inventive tailoring, and perfect on days where standing out is the order of the day. Bold, colourful and full of life, her clothing never fails to give us serious wardrobe envy.

2. Dainty Frocks. Looking for feminine, unique and classy pieces? Well, Dainty Frocks has got you covered. Owner Nqobile Tshalata has been in the industry and serving us African inspired magic since 2012. From dresses to jumpsuits and matching two-pieces, this store has got something for everyone.

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3. Khosi Nkosi. The name Khosi Nkosi and must-have go hand in hand. She is a multi-award-winning designer and owner of her self-titled label. Having styled the likes of Bontle Modiselle and Khanya Mkangisa, Khosi is winning in the design field. She excels in putting a modern twist on traditional clothing to create breathtaking pieces.

4. Destiny Moon Prints. Ursula Ntsubane is the MD and Founder of Destiny Moon, a clothing label that specialises in bespoke pieces inspired by Africa. Her designs are a favourite among local celebs such as Pearl Thusi, Amanda du Pont and Basestana Kumalo.

 

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Available in Different Colours 💛💛💛💛💛 #dashiki# #africanfashion# #africanprint#

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💙💙💙💙 Aqua Dress can be made in Any Print of your Choice. All Dresses come Standard with Headwraps.

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Limited Stock 💙💙💙💙💙

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5. P&H Boutique. Clothing label P&H Boutique was founded by Papa and Hetty Boachie- Yiadom in 2012. The label specialises in modern traditional attire that consists of locally handcrafted garments and accessories. From bridal attire to casual wear, the label caters to a variety of styles.

 

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Xolisa knew that she could trust P&H with her modern Swati traditional wear. #ModernTradionalWear #PHboutique

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Xhosa dresses and accessories have been restocked at P&H Cresta. #Xhoaa #Beadwork #PHboutique

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