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    tribal fashion01 Hans Silvester: Natural Fashion design art

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    Photographer Hans Silvester has spent a great deal of time documenting such wildly imaginative adornments and body painting among the nomadic tribes of Ethiopia’s Omo Valley, whose traditions have been maintained for thousands of years.

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As documented by Hans Silvester "Natural Fashion: Tribal Decoration from Africa" In the area bordering Ethiopia, Kenya and Sudan, personal decoration created with the help of friends (and without mirrors) MORE at link!

Surma and Mursi tribes of East Africa's Omo Valley. Inspired by the wild trees, exotic flowers and lush vegetation of the area bordering Ethiopia, Kenya and Sudan, these tribal people have created looks that put the most outlandish creations of Western catwalk couturiers to shame.

Africa | A man from the Ndebele tribe in South Africa wearing traditional attire. Photo taken in Limpopo Rural | © United Nations Photos

Yet far from the catwalks of New York, London or Paris, these looks are the sole creation of the Surma and Mursi tribes of East Africa's Omo Valley. Inspired by the wild trees, exotic flowers and lush vegetation of the area bordering Ethiopia, Kenya and Sudan, these tribal people have created looks that put the most outlandish creations of Western catwalk couturiers to shame.

The Mursi (or Murzu) are a Nilotic pastoralist ethnic group that inhabits southwestern Ethiopia. They principally reside close to the border with South Sudan. According to the 2007 national census, there are 7,500 Mursi, 448 of whom live in urban areas

Surma and Mursi tribes of East Africa's Omo Valley

Hans Silvester, the Surma and Mursi people of the Omo Valley in southern Ethiopia

✿ڿڰۣ(̆̃̃•Aussiegirl Mursi Tribe. People of the world. We are beautiful. Faces. Picture. Potraits. Stunning gorgeous