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. Omo Valley, Omo Tribes, Faces, Hans Silvest, Africa, People, Photo, Ethiopia, Natural Fashion
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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!
“I know a 'face' where the wild thyme blows, Where oxlips and the nodding violet grows, Quite over-canopied with luscious woodbine, With sweet musk-roses and with eglantine.” William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream | omo valley Ethiopia.