Here is the meaning behind some of your most favorite African print fabrics

Etsey Atisu Jul 7, 2019 at 07:00am

July 07, 2019 at 07:00 am | Fashion Finds

Etsey Atisu

Etsey Atisu | Staff Writer

July 07, 2019 at 07:00 am | Fashion Finds

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The kanga is a colourful fabric similar to kitenge but lighter; worn by women and occasionally by men throughout the African Great Lakes region. It is a piece of printed cotton fabric, often with a border along all four sides (called pindo in Swahili), and a central part (mji) which differs in design from the borders. They are sold in pairs, which can then be cut and hemmed to be used as a set.

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