We are all full of natural beauty, we just need to bring it out. Regis and Kahran, a husband and wife team behind Creative Soul did just that, only for young black ladies.
Focusing on their hair, the duo created Afro Art, a series of gorgeous portraits that has cast a spell on everyone’s eyes. The stunning photos feature girls in elaborate costuming and hairstyles, from the Baroque period (roughly, 1600-1750) to steampunk clothing and fierce high-fashion ensembles. “We feel that it is so important for kids of color to be able to see positive images that look like them in the media,” Kahran told My Modern Met.
Afro Art is a series of stunning portraits that mixes the striking beauty of natural hair with elaborate clothing, inspired by the Baroque period
It aims to remind young girls across the world to embrace their true selves
“Unfortunately the lack of diversity often plays into the stereotypes that they are not ‘good enough’”
“We hope that viewers will see the beauty and versatility of afro hair”
“We feel that it is so important for kids of color to be able to see positive images that look like them in the media”
“And it often forces kids to have low self-esteem”
Afro Art also includes costumes that were inspired by other “universes”
“And we hope that girls around the world will be inspired to love their unique differences and beauty within”
Those include Steampunk
And other styles
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