Friday, 6 September 2013

PHOTOS:Nigerian Photographer Releases His Collection Of Gravity-Defying Styles From The 60's &70's

Celebrities and entertainers who style their hair in attention-grabbing ways (think Lady Gaga's plaited cone or Nicki Minaj's towering bouffant) are often lauded for their originality. But intricate hairstyles are far from being a contemporary development - as J.D. Okhai Ojeikere's photographs show. The photographer spent the Sixties and Seventies documenting the hairstyles of the women he encountered in his native Nigeria. He snapped over 1,000 photos of these complex coiffures, from subjects he found on the streets, in offices, and at wedding celebrations. Which of them can you rock?

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