Kaba is the Ghanaian term used for the top half of the common traditional attire the Kaba and Slit; which comprises of the long wrap skirt called the slit (sleet) and the matching blouse the kaba. An African equivalent of the Western tailored Top and Skirt.
This customary African fashion dress is a very symbolic outfit in the Ghanaian society as it strongly associated with the ladies especially the older folks. African prints (ntoma) are used for kaba and slit dresses. The most beautiful yet very expensive garments used for this fashion styles are the Kente and lace (lace kaba).
This beautiful African fashion design is worn to any occasion; church, funeral, work and engagements. Let’s explore the latest kaba and slit styles suitable for various ceremonies in Ghana.
Kaba styles for engagement
It’s not surprising that African prints are now dominant in wedding ceremonies. Ghanaians and Nigerians are showcasing the continent’s rich culture with the African print during marriage engagements. These styles for engagement are a perfect choice for you.
Kente kaba styles
Kente is a brightly colored cloth consisting of separate strips sewn together, made in Ghana. Ghanaian Kente cloth is known across the world for its lively colors and quality fabric.
Kente is good for a nice kaba and slit style for outings especially wedding ceremonies. Here are pictures of Kente kaba styles.
Lace kaba styles
Lace Fabric is fine, delicate and woven from a variety of fibers. Lace refers to an open fabric that is created by looping, twisting or knitting threads in a specific pattern.
Generally used in the decoration and trimming of garments, lace fabrics are also available by the yard with two finished edges. Traditionally made by hand, lace fabrics can now be machine produced.
There are also many different types of laces available including, guipure, needle, bobbin, raschel, cutwork, crocheted, knitting, and tatting. Lace styles are prominent in the Fashion industry in Ghana. Check out these kaba and slit styles made with lace fabric.
Kaba and slit styles for church
The church is not left out when it comes to this style. Many Christian women in Ghana wear decent kaba and slit to church. These styles below are enough evidence.
Kaba styles for funeral
Kaba styles are most dominant African fashion styles at any funeral in Ghana. Take a walk to any funeral near you this weekend and you’ll see for yourself. The women mostly wear the black or red dress with different styles.
Here are pictures of Kaba styles for funeral occasions in Ghana.