look rich and dress like a queen with the ultimate in traditional african style: the embroidered bazin boubou. it’s a maxi dress made out of all cotton guinea brocade ( bazin riche), with a wide round neck, richly embroidered on the front, flowing down to the floor. a staple of african fashion, the boubou, a variation of the caftan, is celebrated in west africa as the attire for weddings or ceremonial events. as a symbol of affluence, it’s also accessorized with gold bracelets and occasional necklace and paired with high heels. to top it all, it comes with a matching head wrap that is styled with grandeur in the shape of a fascinator. be a queen for a day by sparing this black dress for your next african themed event and you’re sure to steal the show.