Under African Skies, Sudan + Tanzania
by: Blaine Skrainka
June 27, 2012
Traditional clothing that survives across generations has to be both fashionable and functional. No place is this truer than on the continent of Africa, a place increasingly considered the next fashion frontier. Pictured above is a woman from Sudan, presumably from the Muslim north, wearing a tobe, a lightweight, embroidered wrap. Below, two Maasai women from Tanzania adorn their brightly colored clothing with beadwork that represents status among a particular social group, and of course, their personal style.
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