Scroll to Top

The women of the Ivory Coast channeling their inner Beyoncé

By Admin / Published on Thursday, 20 Apr 2017 13:46 PM / No Comments / 4 views

From Mobutu to Beyoncé

“A go-choc is a woman who sways her shoulders! As she walks by, men turn their heads. At bars, she drinks champagne and only accepts the company of powerful men. Penniless young men dream of the day when they are older and can afford a go-choc,” explains Émilie Régnier. When Régnier embarked on her project in the Ivory Coast, she had set her sights on the culture of skin bleaching among Ivorian women. However, upon visiting the vibrant salons of

read more »

From Mobutu to Beyoncé From Mobutu to Beyoncé From Mobutu to Beyoncé From Mobutu to Beyoncé From Mobutu to Beyoncé From Mobutu to Beyoncé 
View Gallery (10 images) 

Dazed

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *