Shweshwe was still considered a fabric for mainly traditional uses. But in the early 2000s, the influences of global fashion on a post-apartheid South Africa had a contemporary impact.
The name shweshwe derives from an Influencial King Moshoeshoe In 1858, Germans arrived at the Eastern Cape
Shweshwe is a printed dyed cotton fabric widely used for traditional Southern African clothing. Originally dyed indigo, the fabric is manufactured in a variety of colors and printing designs characterized by intricate geometric patterns.
These fabric is manufactured in various colors these includes original indigo, chocolate brown and red, in a large variety of designs including floral, stripes, and diamond, square and circular geometric patterns.
These shweshwe dresses can be worn to different traditional events and you can wear it casually too.