Sepedi dress with leopard print details. Sepedi attire

Discover the Manaka Bespoke Pleated Dress

Hi there,

We're thrilled to introduce the Manaka Bespoke Pleated Dress, a true statement of regality and esteem.

This stunning dress is available in five gorgeous colours. But what truly sets this dress apart is the incorporation of leopard print in the design, a first for our store.

In Bapedi culture, the leopard is regarded as a regal animal that symbolises strength, courage, and power. By wearing leopard print (Nkwe), we honour a rich cultural heritage. The Manaka Bespoke Pleated Dress is a testament to our commitment to preserving cultural identity through our designs.

But did you know that the cultural significance of leopard print extends beyond the Bapedi people? In Nguni cultures, the leopard, called "Ingwe", is also regarded as a regal animal, with leopard skins traditionally worn by warriors as a symbol of their bravery and strength in battle.

We're proud to offer a dress that is inclusive of multiple cultural traditions and histories. The Manaka Bespoke Pleated Dress is not only a tribute to Bapedi culture but also a celebration of the cultural significance of leopard print in South Africa as a whole.

Our team has poured their hearts into every aspect of this dress, from the intricate leopard print decorations and pleated details to the choice of vibrant and yet down-to-earth colours. The Manaka Bespoke Pleated Dress is designed to make you feel like the queen you are, and we can't wait for you to experience the regal power of this stunning garment.

Click here to view the Manaka Bespoke Pleated Dresses on our online store.

Thank you for your support and for being a part of our journey.


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