[Fashion Finds] Five striking traditional African ensembles in ‘Black Panther’

Farida Dawkins Feb 19, 2018 at 07:56am

February 19, 2018 at 07:56 am | Fashion Finds

Farida Dawkins

Farida Dawkins | Contributor

February 19, 2018 at 07:56 am | Fashion Finds

Isaach de Bankolé as the elder of the river tribe…photo credit: Comic book

Mursi and Surma lip plates

Isaach de Bankolé is seen wearing a lip enlarging gorger as done by the Mursi and Surma tribes in Ethiopia. It is often worn by women three to six months before marriage.

No type of cultural appropriation or credit-jacking here. It’s made by us for us and history can never deny that.

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