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Deras are one of the greatest pieces of clothing gifted to us ever and I will fight you on that.

A dera is basically a large dress that comes in different styles and is worn in a number of African cultures.

Here are awesome reasons why every girl should own at least one:


1. Wearing deras in public is the closest you get to being out in PJs

And it’s pretty much socially acceptable.

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2. With enough style, you can dress them up

And who said deras are limited only to women? Men can totally rock them too!

Dera

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3. Or dress them down

dera dress style

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4. They’re free size

Yup, one size for everyone!

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5. They come in so many beautiful fabrics

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Photo: Ownyourcultureafrica.com

 

6. You can find some with even embellishment details

If you’re the kind that loves to add a touch of class and sophistication to every outfit.

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7. They’re soooo comfortable

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8. They’re a pregnancy style must have wardrobe staple

Kaftan style

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9. And the First Lady slays in them

And so can you!

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