The only thing better than rocking stunning African-inspired outfits is rocking them with your significant other. Wearing matching couple outfits has become not just a trend but also an intimate way for African couples to show their affection to each other.
African-inspired clothing have different meanings to different people. A standout feature among these clothes is the distinct use of colors.
Color holds a certain symbolism in most African cultures. The colors may not always mean the same everywhere, but there are some general meanings to colors to Africans. For instance, red signifies blood mostly related to blood lost during slavery. Green represents the earth and nature. White represents joy and happiness. It is common to find Africans wearing white during naming ceremonies and weddings. Black generally represents the skinn color of Africans.
Matching Couple Outifits for African
Style is a way of expressng our inner thoughts, believes and in the case of matching couple outfits, showing affection, love and intimacy. Matching couples outfits refer to cloths that are in similar style and garmets/material for a couple.
African clothing has evolved as a result of European influence and perhaps historical evidence. Matching outfits have been around for quite long. However, they are fast becoming a trend and Africans are excited.
It is evident that Africans are now more aware of their roots and heritage and hence have embraced African-inspired clothing more now. We as a people are learning to appreciate the symbolism, meaning and legacy of our culture.
It is almost certain that African clothing styles have evolved and seasons. Couples now see this trend as a means of expressing love, tradition, and culture.
Why do African Couples Wear Matching Outfits?
Wearing matching outfits with your partner is adorable. African couples wear matching outfits as a way to express love to each other or show harmony and togetherness. Some wear matching outfits as a way to declare their relationship to the world (they see it as a form of PDA. Lol) Also, some couples wear matching outfits for special announcements or special occasions like baby showers, Valentine’s Day, anniversaries, wedding announcements.
We have highlighted some African-inspired outfit ideas for you and your significant other.
African Inspired Matching Couple Outfits for Birthdays
Boubous and Tunics are a good fit for birthdays. Boubous are long and flowing dresses worn by Africans in Africa and diaspora. They are originally owned by Senegalese.
These outfits are super comfortable and yet dressy. They are elegant and perfect for Birthday occasions.
Boubous are classic and they are worn by both men and women in Africa
While you rock your stunning Boubous and Tunics, your partner can match this with an Adire/Ankara Kaftan or elegant Agbada made for men.
African Inspired Matching Couple Outfits for Vacation
Shirt dresses are perfect for Vacation because of how versatile they are. They can be worn in several ways to the beach, on road trips, and even to resorts.
They can be made with different African-inspired fabrics in cotton, silk, or chiffon. Your partner can match this with a cute Ankara shirt and shorts.
African Inspired Matching Couple Outfits for Summer
Summer outfits are meant to be cool, comfortable, and also stylish but finding the right summer outfits can be exhausting - you know this and we know this. This is why we have highlighted some summer-friendly outfits for you to rock this summer.
Kimonos and Palazzo pants are your best bet for summer. They give you room to breathe and help you stay cool. These Ozoza Lifestyle Kimonos can be worn by both men and women and they can be rocked in different ways. They can be rocked with palazzo pants, with jeans, with a lovely black dress, and even with leggings.
Your significant other can also rock these stunning kimono prints or rock an Adire print silk shirt.
Few tips that would help you choose the right African inspired matching couple outfits for you and your partner;
Here are few things to consider before you choose a matching African inspired outfit
Where to Shop African Inspired Matching Couple Outfits for Occasions
Shopping for matching couple outfits can prove difficult especially when you are in the diaspora. For this reason, Ozozalifestyle was created. Ozoza lifestyle means Beautiful lifestyle. Our African culture and lifestyle is truly beautiful. Ozoza lifestyle was created to be an inspiration and to facilitate the access of African lifestyle elements such as artefacts and accessories. Shop the perfect African inspired Boubous and tunics for Birthdays
You can also shop from our range of shirt dresses and kimonos for Vacation
Check our summer collection for stunning kimonos and palazzo pants for summer
African-inspired matching outfits have become a thing at weddings, birthdays, vacations, and even burial ceremonies. You can shop for these outfits from Ozoza Lifestyle and match them with your spouses. Through the symbolism of love, affection and unity, many Africans have grown to love wearing the African inspired matching clothing. They don’t just express our culture but also our personal style. What is your style? Be sure to express it because African culture is beautiful.