One of the most popular African wear that visitors fall in love with are the sandal-like "Lugabire" and the back clothe.Made of African materials,these wears are made by the local people and are well designed to offer a different look t the tourists.Some of the African materials used to make these include;rubber from tires and the black clothe made from a tree known as mutuba tree.
Back clothe is mostly produced by Baganda people and it is their cultural clothe.Made from the ever-trekked mutuba tree,black clothe is a cultural significant of Buganda mainly wore during burial ceremonies and during the kabaka's crowning.
Tourists in Uganda like these back clothes just like the Baganda people and this explains why African shops are mostly supported by the tourists.They are relatively cheap and a visitor is assured of quality while using them.
|Baganda men and women wearing back clothe|
The Lugabire are basically for casual wear and can be wore during casual events and meetings where dress code is informal.They are relatively cheap and depending on one's design,a good pair can be sold between Shs.7,000 and Shs.15,000.They are known for their long lifespan and if well handled,they may take more that 2 years.
Come and have exploit the beauty of the African back clothes and Sandals on your Tour to Uganda.