The Inspiration behind Shifting Sands

sanette van schalkwyk tn1Shifting Sands has been a leaders in designing traditional African wedding dresses for the last 14 years. Couturier Sanette Van Schalkwyk uses her strong African roots and her unique ability to combine exquisite African fabrics, ethnic beads, elaborate textures and unusual items from various cultures to create exclusive garments with an ethnic feel.

She combines shwe shwe with bling, she uses African printed fabrics with glam to create the most exotic Africhic garments.

Whether you are looking for an Ndebele, Tswana, Xhosa, Zulu, Sotho, Pedi or any African inspired or cultural gown, or traditional attire Shifting Sands will accommodate your style, and will bring your traditional wedding to life.


Book your personal appointment with designer Sanette Van Schalkwyk now.