For reference article, visit: http://ukpuru.tumblr.com/post/113999666827/100-years-of-beauty-in-nigeria-i-decided-to-do-a
1910s: Birth of ‘nationhood’; Northern Nigeria and Southern Nigeria Protectorates, enforced by the British government on diverse societies in the early 1900s, are combined by Lugard to form a single Nigeria. There are still major movements against the British Imperialists so fashion is still very indigenous. [+]
1920s: Women pick up western clothing more widely, especially for work. Flowing gowns and one-pieces. ‘Indigenous’ hairstyles. Wider negotiations and tension between indigenous people and the British government over their land, property and rights. Aba Women’s Riots. [+]
3 responses to “Nigeria: 100 Years of Igbo Beauty”
[…] For more photos visit: https://okwuid.com/2019/01/06/nigeria-100-years-of-igbo-beauty/ […]
The model mara mma ofuma. Chai.. Nne mu achotala onye mu na ya ge bi! Whats her insta bikonu?