White Makoti Trends for Embracing Husband’s Pedi Culture, Mzansi Give Her Tips

White Makoti Trends for Embracing Husband’s Pedi Culture, Mzansi Give Her Tips

  • Vanessa Lillie Laure has been trending on social media for her take on traditional Pedi attire.
  • While netizens were gushing over how cute the couple looked, peeps told her she should not expose her arms
  • The woman, a cancer survivor originally from the United Kingdom, fell in love with her husband from South Africa

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A white makoti trended for flexing bare arms in a traditional outfit.
A white makoti is trending for embracing her husband's Pedi culture, but not all the feedback is positive. Images: @ladyvanessamokwena/TikTok
Source: TikTok

A white makoti gave a modern twist to a traditional Pedi outfit. The post was shared on TikTok and has gained close to 300K views and over 32K likes.

Vanessa Mokwena has been married to her husband for over seven years and she wore the outfit to attend a friend's wedding.

Young woman rocks Pedi outfit

The pair looked breathtaking, with people complimenting them on their appearance. At the same time, others did not like that she was showing her arms. After sharing their sweet photoshoot, the young woman responded to critics:

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"I was wearing the jacket and took it out [sic] for photos. Thanks for the heads-up, though."

South Africans weigh in on traditional attire with modern twist and bare skin

The outfit has sparked a debate and people nationwide are weighing in on the gear. While some love how she looked, others said she should know how to dress up by now.

Here are some of the comments:

@konke050 said:

"Hi sister, you look gorgeous in your makoti outfit, but a small correction, please wear a long-sleeve top with amajeremane. Forgive me; I'm too old fashioned."

@Sarah said:

"Beautiful makoti, you look stunning, but please remember not to wear short sleeves. It must be long sleeves."

Bukhosi commented:

"Wamuhle unkosikazi kabhuti."

@boitumeloqomoyi said:

"Beautiful makoti, you are so gorgeous."

tumiasiamsi commentd:

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"Just stalked you and your family is so beautiful."

@Zimasa Petane

"Embracing your in-laws' culture, kotiza, so beautiful."

Zulu man proudly shows off beautiful wife buying kasi food in heartwarming video, SA shows the makoti love

From one makoti to the next, Briefly News reported about a new bride buying food on the street.

A video of a young woman excitedly buying kasi food has been doing the rounds on social media.

The clip shows the white lady leaving a food stall with vetkoek, fried chips and other snacks. The makoti's shopping adventure not only amused her Zulu hubby but South African peeps as well.

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Trisha Pillay (Weekend current affairs editor) Trisha Pillay is a Current Affairs writer at Briefly News. She has a degree in Journalism from the University of Johannesburg and an Honours degree in International Politics from UNISA. She joined ENCA straight out of varsity and completed an internship at the channel. Pillay later went on to cover politics, crime, entertainment, and current affairs at the Citizen Newspaper. She joined Newzroom Afrika in 2019 and became a senior bulletin editor for shows focused on politics and current affairs on the channel. She joined Briefly News in 2023. You can contact her at trisha.pillay@briefly.co.za

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