Beautiful patchwork dresses are worn by the Herero people of Namibia. Photographs by Jim Naughten

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Gypsy Soul

An Eastern Indian girl, dressed in traditional costume and accessorized with silver jewelry and colorful gemstones. The multiple layer of necklaces reveals the social and marital status.

India - Andhra Pradesh | A visit to the Lambadi or Banjara tribal people at Raikal village. | © Walter Callens A vis

Banjara tribal people at Raikal village. A Banjara women`s mode of dressing is regarded to be the most colorful, as well as elaborate, amongst all other tribal communities that are present at the moment in India.

Namibia, Herero Women in Patchwork Dresses ©Jim Naughten

Namibia, Herero Women in Patchwork Dresses ©Jim Naughten - BUT. this must be a new trend, for I have never seen them dressed like this in all the years growing up or visiting again over the last years - EM

Hereros : Jim Naughten

timelightbox: “ Photograph by Jim Naughten, courtesy of Klompching Gallery, New York Fifteen years after his first trip to Namibia, photographer Jim Naughten returned to document the Herero tribe — a people whose history and colorful dress has been.

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