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Shweshwe and Fashion


From traditional clothes to street wear to haute couture: isiShweshwe's material transition from the realm of workwear to sought-after fashion was unexpected but instant.

Appearing first on the runways in South Africa, isiShweshwe soon gathered global attention, thanks to a number of local designers who reflect the complex relationship between fashion and identity.

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