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Tradition always has a self-preserving mechanism.  No matter the level of indoctrination or foreign influence, some aspects of culture seem never to go away.  One of such aspects is traditional clothing.   With the filtration of foreign culture and its subsequent influence on the way we dress, one would think our own style of dressing should have been history by now.  However traditional African clothing is holding its own against all the others.  Some designers have gone a step further by blending the traditional style with the western one to create a unique hybrid clothing species.  One of such clothing lines, ALIKOTO CLOTHING is under my layman’s review today. Continue reading ALIKOTO CLOTHING UNDER MY SPOTLIGHT