In the spirit of Wakanda and on that Black Panther hype, we celebrate the head wrap; a style that has been in existence for a mighty long time. The cast of Black Panther was adorned with fashion pieces that appreciate and fully capture the beauty and uniqueness that is African attire.
The film’s hairstylist, Camille Friend, expresses that ‘Traditional Africa’ is one of the concepts that inspired the style she went with, focusing on the traditional looks of Africa, the traditional hair, the traditional wardrobe, the texture, and the fibers of Africa.
The hairstyling on the women in the cast incorporated afros, braids, and headwraps; styles which every woman can relate to.
Our very own, Lupita Nyong’o is part of the film and her role in empowering of black women everywhere cannot be expressed enough.
She has consistently, preached the gospel of loving oneself and has continued to rock apparel with a traditional African twist including African prints or fabrics.
However, her headwraps game takes the trophy! She can pull off any style known to mankind, and here are 8 of her headwrap looks to prove it: