Illustrations of Regally-Beautiful Women in Elaborate Headdresses by Ivette Cabrera
Miami-based artist Ivette Cabrera addresses issues of identity and female empowerment with her stunning illustrations.
Talking about her works, the artist expounds that in many cultures, the only way a woman can have power and importance is when she is born into a family which wields both. She adds that with the trappings of this power comes a symbolic headdress that signifies and emphasizes the status of that woman. Her aim is to show women that they all have that power on the inside, and make them aware that each “wears a crown or headdress of importance if she were only to be aware of herself.”