• British Vogue covers celebrate black joy with sculpted hair

    1 month ago - By The Guardian

    Resurgence in gravity-defying dos follows Black Lives Matter movement The intricate art of sculpted hair celebrating black identity is front and centre of British Vogue's April issue. Made up of four different covers around the theme of “joy”, each edition features different models (Achenrin Madit, Precious Lee, Mona Tougaard and Janaye Furman) with their hair moulded into spherical, coloured balls. But the trend is not new. “In the 60s and 70s hair sculpture became part of the black consciousness movement,” says Prof Carol Tulloch, the author of The Birth of Cool: Style Narratives of the...
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