Meet former circumcisers who turned fashion mentors with awe-worthy style (photos, video)

Meet former circumcisers who turned fashion mentors with awe-worthy style (photos, video)

- This most recent photo series by Osborne Macharia is bedazzling

- They show a series of elderly women in impacting fashionable garb

- Check out the beautiful images

A group of Kenyan elderly women, who developed the lives as circumcisers, have now turned to fashion in order to make a stunning statement, which Osborne Macharia depicted in the photo series Kenya’s League of Extravagant Grannies.

Badass Kenyan grannies! Meet former circumcisers who turned fashion mentors with awe-worthy style (photos)

Macharia, Kenyan art photographer and self-proclaimed “afrofuturist”, actually fictionalized this story for the group of women he put together to create the bedazzling images.

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Badass Kenyan grannies! Meet former circumcisers who turned fashion mentors with awe-worthy style (photos)

One of the chosen women to the right, before her spectacular transformation.

He introduces them as “a group of former female circumcisers living in the vast salty plains of lake Magadi who abandoned their former practice and took up Ethnic Fashion as an alternative livelihood. They now shelter young girls escaping early marriage, teaching them on fashion skills such as styling, fashion design, print work and modeling for both local and international runways. Little is known about them till now…..”

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Badass Kenyan grannies! Meet former circumcisers who turned fashion mentors with awe-worthy style (photos)

This caption, and some of the photographs, can be seen on Macharia’s Instagram account, @osborne_macharia.

Badass Kenyan grannies! Meet former circumcisers who turned fashion mentors with awe-worthy style (photos)

The photographer is presenting the images at the annual Design Indaba festival in Cape Town, South Africa, under the name and caption of “MAGADI... transforming ordinary women to fearless fashion mentors.”

The images are brightly beautiful, in their particular Macharia artistic style.

Badass Kenyan grannies! Meet former circumcisers who turned fashion mentors with awe-worthy style (photos)

Another of the impressive transformations.

Here is how part of the project was made:

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