Dashiki

Dashiki

For an overview of apparel utilized in-all regions of Africa, observe Apparel in Africa.

The dashiki is a vibrant clothing for men extensively used in West Africa and in addition utilized in the rest of Africa. It addresses the very best half the human body. It has casual and formal variations and differs from basic draped apparel to completely suits. A standard kind is really a loose fitting pullover clothing, having an ornate v shaped collar, and tailored and embroidered throat and sleeve lines.

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Etymology

The brand dashiki comes from the Hausa term john ciki, meaning clothing. It’s generally utilized using a brimless Kufi limit which will be worn in Islamic areas in Africa and also the African diaspora, along with a set of jeans.

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