About ‘Umushanana’: Rwandan Traditional Female Attire.
The attire comes in different colours and consists of a sash drape that is worn over the shoulders plus a wrap skirt on which the drape smoothly falls to give a beautiful and elegant look.
At social functions, it is understandably the preferred attire.
Traditionally, Umushanana has always been the preferred attire at social events like weddings. But over the years, the popular attire has evolved into a fashion trend beyond the confines of tradition. It is a dress modern fashionistas have placed high on their list of recommendations.
Every Rwandan woman’s wardrobe is incomplete without the cultural attire. At formal events, women including VIP’s turn up in the revered dress weaved with a unique story about Rwanda’s culture.