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"Natural Fashion: Tribal Decoration From Africa"

“Natural Fashion: Tribal Decoration From Africa” — Photographer Hans Silvester captures Ethiopia’s cosmetic aesthetic

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Sephora closed? Take a lesson in creativity from the nomadic people of Ethiopia’s Omo River Valley, captured in photographer Hans Silvester’s colorful new book, Natural Fashion: Tribal Decoration From Africa (Thames & Hudson, $45). The tribe uses plants and flowers as accessories and natural ingredients like berry pigments and powdered stone for makeup. And you thought you were good with cosmetics.