Traditional African Bridal Wear

Shifting Sands design each dress individually to incorporate the culture and requirements of each bride. Wedding dress prices start at R7500, and rental options is available on some of our designs. Beautiful fabrics like silk brocades, satins, shwe shwe and taffetas are used create these African glamorous garments. African beads, crystals, diamantes and glass beads are used to embellish each garment to perfection. We can also custom make any design to accommodate the brides individual requirements.

Bridesmaids Dresses

Shifting Sands will design bridesmaids dresses to compliment the brides dress. We have a wonderful collection of mix and math items to create a unique look, and these items can be used after the wedding. We can also custom make any design. For individual quotes please email your designs or contact Sanette.


The grooms and groomsmen attire is designed to not only compliment the bride, but to make a traditional statement of power and pride. Linen, silk, cotton and traditional fabrics are used to create shirts, shirtjackets, suits and pants. Prices start at R395 for pants, and R750 for shirts. Individual designs can be ordered if the groom wants to create an individual look.


In the gallery we have some of our happy clients we dressed for their weddings and special occassions. 


Children’s garments are playfully designed to add the final touches to the wedding party. Prices start at R550 and garments will be created to compliment the bride and groom.

Traditional Wedding Accessories

Accessories is the finishing touch of any garment, and we plan and ensure an individual look for every bride. We custom make Hats, fascinators, Headscarves, doek, beads, and any required matching jewelry. All these prices on request.