South African Slum Graduates Dress Up (14 pics)

Posted in GIRLS       14 Oct 2011       24530       13

Even though these ladies live in Cape Flats, near Cape Town South Africa they still get dressed up to go to their high school graduation night. Many of them are the first in their families to graduate from high school due to apartheid. Photographer Araminta de Clermont captured these poignant images. See the kinds of colorful and expensive outfits they wear for their special day.

 



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Andreea 8 year s ago
#7 looks amazing <3
       
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Enter your name 8 year s ago
#10 is a dude
       
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kirbakaran 8 year s ago
#5 really appropriate for graduation....(-_-)
       
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Enter your name 8 year s ago
baby wins!!! :D
       
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Enter your name 8 year s ago
STOP THE AFRIKAANER GENOCIDE!
       
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4down2 8 year s ago
#5 she was awesome and some !
       
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Peanut 8 year s ago
#11 is very pretty.
       
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JHNWRL 8 year s ago
this is beautiful!!! congrats to all the lovely young ladies!!!
       
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fidelxxx 8 year s ago
South Africa or Detroit?
       
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mr774 8 year s ago
``high school graduation night.``

I envy them, cause we didn't have such a tradition in Japan.
       
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Oksana 8 year s ago
I just loved #7! So stylish! Not sure if it suits the occasion well, but the rest were just as doubtful in that sense.
       
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Enter your name 8 year s ago
i think all the outfits are so stupid! they don't have any fashion sense nor class.... it's bunch of crap, sorry
       
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Mushroom 7 year s ago
some people are always ignorant of d fact dat people go throug a lot in rural settlements,they don't have any fashion sense nor class????bullshit, i hope u're not one of dis obsessed freak who can't fit into a size 32pair of jean....freak
       
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