Sumptuous Cameroonian women in toghu dress
Elegance in Cameroon, Afroculture.net takes you on a trip to Central Africa. We will discover in this article, the traditional toghu fabric which is a real treasure. This refined, chic and very elegant fabric enhances the beauty of Cameroonian women.
What is Toghu?
The toghu is a traditional multicolored black velvet fabric, heavy and resistant to wear and tear. It is finely embroidered with geometric figs and remains very popular in Cameroon. Very elegant, this fabric was worn by royalty.
When you wear it?
It is usually worn at weddings, chieftaincy investitures and festivals.
Which region of Cameroon does this fabric come from?
Very proud of their traditions and customs, Cameroonians in the North West region wear with elegance and refinement the toghu cultural outfit. It remains today, one of the most popular traditional outfits among the Bamileke.
An emblematic fabric
.In 2012, the Toghu was worn by the Cameroon Athletics team in London.
African-American actor Blair Underwood, thanks to DNA testing, has found his origins and his cousin in Cameroon. During his stay in Africa, he was offered the traditional toghu outfit of these ancestors.
This fabric is all the rage among Cameroonian designers. The great stylist Kibonen Nfi has chosen to showcase this traditional fabric internationally and it is a real pleasure for our eyes.
Cameroonian women are very beautiful. You will discover below beautiful women who wear sumptuous, elegant and chic dresses in toghu. These traditional dresses make them beautiful African princesses.
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