In this episode, we will be talking about Edamburu hairstyle worn by Mangbetu women in the early 20th century. Also called the tumburu style, it was popularized and fetishized by fashion designers and movies. We want to thank scholar Vicky Pass for allowing us to use her research for this episode.
Thumbnail: Naomi Simms in a fashion editorial, possibly Life Magazine.
Photos of the hairstyle being created (@t4yana): https://www.instagram.com/p/BcGNEtPl7Wa/
Vicky Pass' posts about the hairstyle:
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