Chapeau Echo-Desert Flower 沙漠之花

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Chapeau Echo-Desert Flower 沙漠之花

150.00

Hand painted silk fascinator base; vintage flower pin from New York; purple ostrich feather from London; black spot crin from London.

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“She is the daughter of the desert. Extreme heat, drought and poverty, she’s been through all of them, in addition to the most dreadful ordeal of her life - the brutal female genital mutilation. Nevertheless, she is still strong and beautiful like desert flowers after the rain.” Desert Flower, a movie based on the popular autobiography of Somalia-born supermodel Waris Dirie, tells the true story of Dirie’s escape from her childhood nightmare in Somalia and became a global supermodel. She later devotes herself into women’s liberation movement, and remains an activist against female genital mutilation.

“她是沙漠之女,她熬过炎热、干旱和贫穷,也经历过人生最可怕的考验——残忍的割礼,但她仍像沙漠雨后绽放的花朵一样坚强而美丽。”电影《沙漠之花》是根据出生于索马里的黑人模特华莉丝•迪里的自传畅销书改编。华莉丝从索马里沙漠中走出到成为世界顶级名模,后投身于妇女解放事业,致力于反抗割礼。