A TASTE OF AFRICAN CULTURE:THE ETHIOPIAN HABESHA

Selam! Selam! (that’s an amharic greeting). Words can’t explain how much I am proud of  my continent, Africa. If you check my About section it will communicate enough.We have different beautiful cultures,values and people around us despite the negative side that’s portrayed outside the world. The African continent is unique in it’s way because of the morals we have been told about by our parents and the different languages we talk .ie. the South Africans were known for the click sounds. Ha! ha! imagine talking when you are just saying  nkt!nkt!nkto! Well, I decided to focus on Ethiopia which is Africa’s oldest independent country and has the second largest population. They have a very unique traditional wear that I have fallen in love with, The habesha. This dress is normally worn by the Ethiopian and Eritrean women at their events. It could be weddings, their ‘ruracios’ and many more functions. Most of the dresses are made of cotton which is normally heavy and the popular colors are white with different embroidery, designs and colors. Anytime, you purchase a habesha dress it comes along with a head wrap and a netela ( the scarf that’s tied on the waist).Nowadays, it’s no secret that many Kenyan weddings have high fashion statements and I am proud we’re on the right path but we can do better than that. Think of dressing in a different culture and be sure to leave a fashion legacy in that wedding!

XOXOXOXOXO

Shanniq Monicah

 

Makeup @miss_onchangwa_makeup

Photography @smith_cornelius

Habesha Dress – Garrisa Lodge, Eastleigh

Shoes- Bata Ngoma

Heena @.the_perfectionist

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

12 Comments

  1. Murash

    June 26, 2017 at 10:45 am

    This looks sexy 😍 You inspire me . Keep up girl ! Murash*

  2. Tsta

    June 26, 2017 at 3:13 pm

    Lovely and beautiful, So far this is the best. Kudo !

  3. RAKEL

    June 27, 2017 at 6:23 pm

    wow this is awesome …….continue enlighting us on this things

    1. Shanniq Muthoni

      July 5, 2017 at 1:07 pm

      Thanks much my sweet cousin. I will, more are coming your way.

  4. Brooz

    July 1, 2017 at 8:59 am

    That one step to greatness!!! Your work is amazing. Keep up👌

    1. Shanniq Muthoni

      July 5, 2017 at 1:09 pm

      Thank you much Brooz 🙂

  5. test1

    November 9, 2017 at 1:58 pm

    being a blogger myself , i can see someone with great potential, 

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