Traditional jamaican dress

by Diana
(Australia)


QUESTION:.

Hello my son is have an international dress day at school. My mother is half Jamaican, I'm wondering if anyone can tell me what traditional Jamaican dress is?

ANSWER: October-14-2009 by Wellesley Gayle




Hi Diana,

Thanks for asking, and for the appreciation of your roots.

I actually answered a very similar question sometime last year.

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Also, please read the article Jamaican costumes for even more.

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