African Fashion Culture

The Kaba and Slit fashion dresses in Ghana

The Kaba and Slit fashion dresses in Ghana
Written by See Africa Today

Ghanian Kaba & Slit Outfits is one of the common fashion design and style in Ghana. Kaba dresses are most popular during the summer. Kaba is a term used for the top half of the common traditional attire the Kaba and Slit; an African equivalent of the Western tailored Top and Skirt

Kaba is like a top worn with a long flowing skirt – Slit – with similar prints. Kaba and Slit summer style dresses are loose-fitting and flowing. They are considered semi-casual. Accessories are worn to enhance the Kamba and Slit. For loyal Kaba lovers, they make it official wear. They are a symbol of honour and prestige in Ghana.

 Kaba and Slit Styles in Ghana

African Wear Dresses: Latest Kaba and Slit Styles for any Occasion in 2019 [Photo/Youtube]

For a perfect match, Kaba and Slit should have complementing colours. Over the years, the designs have evolved but they still maintain the simple and stylish look. There are beautiful designs for plus size women. This new design combines two fabrics, traditional Ghanian fabric and popular fabrics such as satin.

Kaba and Slit have also established a niche in sewing beautiful garment for the younger generation with a peplum top. It can easily be transformed and elevated into evening wear by adding a few accessories. It can also be easily turned into office wear because of its simple cut which makes it a formal gown.

When you add some accessories, you can quickly turn this dress into high-end fashion wear. It is one of the best Ghana fashion design dresses that is very versatile. It is functional on many occasions. Due to demand in fashion, Kaba and slits styles for funerals are available for mourners.

[Ghana’s fashion video by Ivy Prosper]

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