Skip to contentMackay All
Cookieshelp us to give you the best experience on our website. By continuing to use our website we'll assume that you agree to our use of cookies. or Learn more
A braidery is more than just a shop where you get your hair done:it is a spiritual space, a meeting place and a cross-culturalintersection, and the site where the past and present are woventogether and traditions come alive. Duyan James, a Liberian nativewith a braidery in Washington, DC, presents a colourful,fascinating and gorgeously photographed guide to the art. Completewith stories, folklore and traditional hair care secrets, Hairtalkprovides a full sense of the history of the many braiding stylesthat have become a staple in American culture. Pore through 51styles for adults and nine for children - including some withsynthetic and natural extensions - and learn all of the basicbraiding techniques. But most importantly, James and her 12 Africanbraiders from all over the continent provide a compelling accountof the tribal meanings and ritualistic uses of each unique look,expanding the value and significance of braiding beyond merefashion.
Currently no stock Available
Not available in store
DescriptionCodePriceINC VATBasket
Hairtalk - Stylish Braids From African Roots17250£25.04