And when those two elements are combined they bring forth some rather interesting wedding outfits.
Here are just a few of our favourite traditional celebrity wedding outfits from the past.
Lungile and Bobo Radu
Lucas Radebe and Thobele Silver
DJ Tira and Gugu Khathi
Kenny and Whitney Kunene with Khanyi Mbau and Tebogo Lerole
Then there were those on-screen traditional wedding outfits like when Dineo and Phenyo got married.
Oh and do you guys remember Dereck and Pippa from Isidingo.
Isibaya's Zweli and Sihle
Ok, back to reality. Sarah Langa looked gorgeous in this Swati traditional attire alongside her husband.
Soccer star Kagisho Dikgacoi and his wife Carina McKechnie
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