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Yoruba classic clothes at weddings: Sanyan, Etu & Alaari – Tola Adenle

May 28, 2013

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The three Yoruba great classics are Sanyan [Sanyanmiran – I recently learnt is also a name for the 1st one, thanks to Reader, Mr. Tao], Alaari & Etu – in that order are worn for big occasions as shown here.  There are variations in weaves and colors but Sanyan is always khaki-ish plus white; Etu […]

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