Depicting culture through fashion

Former Miss Botswana Boingotlo Motlalekgosi (2003) rocking the Sotho hat1
Former Miss Botswana Boingotlo Motlalekgosi (2003) rocking the Sotho hat1

Cultural traditional stories have been told in different forms such as oral tradition, texts and pictures. Lesotho culture has also been depicted in different forms, but the most striking is their sense of fashion, which tells of their culture and tradition.

They are unlike most countries in southern Africa who have fully adopted the western style of dress with the youth having adopted the pop culture.

Basotho are unfazed and still stick to their traditional style of wear.

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