Danai Gurira’s Towering Oscars Updo Is A Stunning Ode To African Women

Danai Guriras Towering Oscars 2023 Updo Is A Stunning Ode To African Women
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The best way to elevate a red carpet look? With a hairstyle that literally increases your aesthetic altitude. Black Panther: Wakanda Forever actor and presenter Danai Gurira stole the spotlight at this evening’s Oscars 2023 with a towering updo that served as a visually impactful homage. 

“This is my African self coming out here, you know a tribute to the women who carry amazingly things on their heads with an astounding poise at all times,” said Gurira of the sculptural and bubbled columnar tie-up, the work of hairstylist Larry Sims

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A shimmering band at the style’s base teamed with the actor’s luminous skin added a bit of celebratory scintillation, while the textured detailing of her black Jason Wu gown was a mirror of her hair’s natural finish. 

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But the main note was undeniably the major hair height – a moment that Gurira carried off with all of the poise that the ode demanded.