Detangling the Secrets of the Afro.
What secrets does your hair hold?
“My hair is my confidence. My hair is my beauty. My hair is my pride. My hair is my strength as a black woman. My hair is me.” Growing up with two sisters who were always getting their hair pulled, dragged, and yanked in different directions all in the name maintenance and beauty, I was constantly reminded of these words. I grew up feeling afros were so mysterious. They defy gravity. They take on various forms and create different shapes. They are wild and yet tamed. They are expressive and each one carries its own character. They unquestionably bear their owners’ personality. I always thought as I looked upon each one, “
Models / Bella Sontez , Tosin Bodija
Stylist / Symone Keisha Make Up Artist / Rossella Apa Creative Director & Photographer / Oghalé Alex
Tonal Suits Look
Choker: Liars & Lovers Earrings: ADORE Jewelry Shoes: Topshop
Necklace: Mango Earrings: Laura Lombardi Rings: ADORE Jewelry Shoes: Zara
Coffee Fur Coat Look
Dress: Kai Collective Choker: Liars & Lovers Earrings: Stella & Dot Belt: ATIKA
Shirt: Topshop Boutique Trousers: ASOS
Pearl Earring: The Pearl Source Shoes: Zara