While street style in the States typically captures trim, fashionable girls who happen to be away from a desk during the middle of the day, in other countries style is appreciate in everyday aspects of life. OkayAfrica recently profiled photographer, Malte Wandel a German artist who captured street style in Ghana after a nine-month stint. Entitled, “Please Don’t Smile” the 24-piece collection has photos of men and women in their natural element.
From beach-side surfers to mothers outside their homes, life in the country is revealed in a raw intimacy. For many, it’s a peek into a world far different from their own. In addition the Oldd Skuul boys (a movement of boys dressing as their forefathers did in colonial times), we also noticed the prevalence of Western fashion in the garments of the subjects. View all the captivating images on the next pages.
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