The Samburu community are found in Samburu County within the Arid and Semi-Arid parts of Kenya and has an area of 21,022.1 sq. Km. It is situated in the northern part of the Great Rift Valley. Samburu is bordered by Turkana to the Northwest, Baringo to the Southwest, Marsabit to the Northeast, Isiolo to the East and Laikipia to the south.
The Samburu are related to the Maasai. They share a few traditions and speak the Maa language. However, the Samburu are more aggressive with their traditions than their Maasai cousins.
The Samburu are yet to discard their traditional tribal attire in favor of Western-style dressing because it is unmanly and results in curses. Like the Maasai, they wear brightly colored traditional fabric shukas and impressive jewels with beaded necklaces, elaborate headdresses, and tons of brightly colored bracelets.
The following are fashion inspired articles inspired by the culture and beauty of the Samburu community.