"My Grandmother’s George" series by @shotbycheeks
George is a popular cloth worn by Ibo women for special occasions. These
wrappas are some of her grandmother’s most prized possessions. They’ve
been with her grandmother since the 60s and have seen a lot of Igba-Nkwus,and other traditional ceremonies so much so that they’ve become reminders of some of her life’s most important moments.
When she asked to shoot with it, she, without hesitation passed it down to
her. A part of her life woven tightly into its threads and yes, there were
stories that came with it.
It has such a regal aesthetic so she tried to reimagine her grandmother
wearing her George during the Victorian era, hence, the inspiration for this