6 Senegalese women beautiful in African boubou

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6 Senegalese women beautiful in African boubou

Afroculture.net presents you the Senegalese elegance. Senegalese women are very proud of their traditional clothes and their traditions. Like many African people, he wears traditional outfits wonderfully.

But what is boubou?

First of all, the term boubou comes from the Wolof word “mbubb”, it is a garment that one wears in everyday life and at parties and special occasions. It is put on by the head and it is indicative of the social position.

Essential clothing in Africa

Boubou is an essential and elegant African garment, found in Senegal, Mauritania, Niger, Mali, Djibouti and in other countries of Central Africa.

 In Senegal, the boubou is a large, light garment, in Wax or Bazin, comfortable to wear, which constitutes the traditional clothing typical of the Senegalese. It is a unisex garment for men and women.
In Senegal, women’s boubou consists of a wide tunic open at the sides, with a fairly generous round neckline that tends to slide over the shoulder. They also have a loincloth and a head scarf called “moussor“. “

Boubou is made with wax, Bazin or cotton fabric. Embroideries can be simple or detailed at the neckline, back or pockets for male boubous. In addition, the finishes are of great quality. What makes boubou is the fabric and the embroidery. The most expensive boubou is made from damask bazin and is very expensive.

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