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Thando Thabethe, L-Tido: Get your Africa Day outfit inspiration from these celeb looks

Thando Thabethe.
Thando Thabethe.
Image: Walt Disney / Dominic Barnardt

It’s Africa Day tomorrow and if you’re looking for an outfit to celebrate the occasion, look no further.

From hair, accessories to dresses, we have you covered with some of our favourite looks from both local and international celebrities.

We’ve collected some traditional looks with a modern twist for you to commemorate Africa’s special day.


Accessorise like Thando Thabethe, and go all out!  From traditional patterns on your face, to large statement pieces, there is no such thing as too much when it comes to beautiful African accessories.


Print-on-print was created for Africans! With our many beautiful fabrics and bold colours, you can never go wrong with a fully head-to-toe African print look.


If you are looking to go formal, or just stand out from the crowd, try a structured jacket, or dress for a pop of drama.


Nothing says "chilled out" like a kaftan shirt. Go for one with beautiful, bright tribal prints to give your outfit a lift and truly celebrate our beautiful heritage.


Hair is one of the best ways we as Africans express ourselves.  One of the favourites, and easy to do style, is the always in fashion Bantu knots. Iconic, simple and edgy—winning! 

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Trying to boldly express your African pride? Then go for bold prints and wordy statements as seen on Laduma of MaXhosa.

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