CNN | The Namibian Women Who Dress Like Victorians

Their style of dressing was influence by the wives of German missionaries and colonialists who first came to the country in the early 1900s.

The long dresses are heavy and reflect the style of the Victorian period with numerous petticoats worn to add fulness to their skirts.  They are hand-sewn by the women who add their own personal style and flair.

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