Black History Month is now in full-swing, and if you're anything like
us, you're probably looking for the perfect garment to celebrate your
heritage! That's why we put on our research glasses to find out which
garments are the most popular this February. If you want to enjoy the
colorful, vibrant style of Africa while reflecting your pride and
heritage, this post is for you. So without further ado, here are the
#1 - Traditional Dashiki
Nothing gets you into the spirit of Black History faster than a
traditional dashiki! In the 1960s, a time where African American
cultural and political struggles were at an all time high, dashikis became
popular among men and women who wanted to show their independence from
Western culture. At a time when the acceptable fashion was conservative,
neatly tucked shirts, the bright, bold colorful shirts, worn un-tucked,
were a way for people to show pride in their African heritage. Order
this dashiki here
#2 - Traditional Print Luxury Skirt Set
These traditional print skirt sets come in a variety of vibrant colors
that are sure to capture attention no matter where you go. You can find
out the unique history of traditional print styles here. To order this dress for yourself, click here.
#3 - Traditional Print Maxi Skirt
These vibrant maxi skirts are an easy way to celebrate your unique
style this February. You can easily pair these with a black tank top or
tee to have a statement-making look. Find the meaning of traditional
print fabric here! To order this skirt for yourself, click here.
#4 - Children's Traditional Dashiki
Who says kid's can't be a part of Black History Month? Let the little
ones enjoy the festivities and show off their African pride with these
bright, colorful, comfortable dashikis. This is a great opportunity to
share with your kids the history of the dashiki and let them learn more
about their African-American heritage here. To order one of these dashikis, click here.
#5 - Men's Luxury Pant Set
Gold embroidery, intricate craftsmanship, and vibrant colors make these
luxury pant suits a must-have for any man this February! Each comes
with a matching kufi hat. Want to know the history of the kufi cap?
Check it out here! To order this garment for yourself, click here.
#6 - Kente Dashiki
Enjoy the symbolism and lush beauty of African style with these kente
dashikis. Each color of kente cloth has a unique symbolism and meaning
in Africa. Find out what each color means here. To order this dashiki for yourself, click here.
#7 - Kente Umbrella Dress and Head Wrap
Elegance is yours when you slip into this gold-embroidered free-flowing
kente dress. Flattering on any body type and with a comfortable
feminine flair that will make you feel like a true African queen. To
enjoy this dress's symbolism and meaning, check out this infographic on
the meaning of kente cloth here. To order this dress yourself, click here.
#8 - Million Stone Lace Floral Skirt Set
Get ready to shimmer and shine in this intricately embroidered skirt
set with a matching headwrap. Choose from black, gold, blue, or red! To
order this skirt set for yourself, click hereclick here.
#9 - Grand Bubu Mudcloth Robe
You can't get more authentic than with this grand bubu from Mali, West
Africa. Each of these bubus is completely hand-dyed, sewn, and painted
using an age-old process. Find out more about how mudcloth is made and
what it symbolizes here. To order this bubu yourself, click here.
#10 - Heart of Africa Dashiki
The Heart of Africa Dashiki features a traditional print in an
eye-catching heart design. This dashiki is soft and roomy and helps you
to declare your love of African history and the civil rights movement.
Find out more about the importance of the dashiki here. To order this dashiki yourself, click here.
#11 - Mud Cloth Dashiki
This dashiki is completely hand-crafted out of hand-dyed, woven, and
designed mucloth fabric. Each dashiki is created in Mali, West Africa,
in the tradition that has been passed down for centuries of time. Each
symbol has a meaning and often the colors as well. Find out more about
the meaning and symbolism of mudcloth here. To order this dashiki for yourself, click here.
#12 - Embroidered Grand Boubou
This completely elegant boubou is hand-crafted from genuine hand-woven
brocade fabric. It features dazzling gold embroidery and comes complete
with a matching kufi cap. You can't find elegance like this made by a
machine! Each boubou is hand-made in Ghana or Gambia. Choose from a
variety of available colors here. To order this boubou for yourself, click here.