Caven Etomi Introduces Vibrant Ethiopian-Inspired Floral Headdresses
Lagos-based casual wear brand Caven Etomi introduces a collection of floral headdresses inspired by the Suri people of Ethiopia's Omo Valley
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Caven Etomi has shared a new summer collection of hair accessories inspired by the traditional headdresses worn by Suri children of Ethiopia's Omo Valley. The vibrant offerings from the Lagos-based luxury streetwear brand include citrus headdresses and hair clips (available in orange, lemon, and lime) in addition to floral crowns woven from chrysanthemums, spider daisies and African violets. "The Suri people engage in body paintings, elaborate head dresses and inserted lip plates as a way to enhance their beauty," Caven Etomi said in an e-mail. "We have reinterpreted this traditional head dress, giving it a modern spin by creating unique crowns, embellished with floral and fruit combinations, to celebrate and embody the spirit of this striking cultural group."
For more from Caven Etomi, revisit their Festive Spring 2015 tees, their Geometric Fall/Winter 14/15 Lookbook and the J.D Okhai Ojeikere‘s Hairstyles-inspired collection for their streetwear sub-branch, Kingdom. Keep up with Caven Etomi on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.