if you want to slay the day in grand style, nothing beats the richly embroidered african bazin dress which is the favorite dress code in west africa, particularly senegal. it usually comes with a matching head wrap that is like a crown atop a regal gown. a flowing garb that is symbol of affluence, it’s wide enough to cover most of the body from neck to toe and is wide enough to cover the arms except the wrist area. a whole jewelry set, mostly gold bracelets or bangles adorn the arms up to below the elbow. occasionally a necklace is worn with matching earrings. it’s the traditional costume for formal occasions as wedding gowns, on naming ceremonies or political gatherings. shoes choices vary but most likely some fancy sandals various height or high heels to add some majesty to the attire.