By meditating on a mood derived from reading articles about individuals such as Rev. Jesse W. Routte and Walter White, inspiration began to settle in. Fashion trends of the early 1940s, Indian Culture, and literature by Langston Hughes, and Mat Johnson all served a stimulating purpose for creating a collection of freedom and solitude.
Velvet turbans are paired with nehru collar shirts. Swarvoski Crystals twinkle in the formation of Ursa Minor on the back of a hand painted, silk Jacket detailed with cowrie shell. A camp shirt with feather ornamentation designed to look like a lei of ganesh
MONIA ASHIBI & NICK BWIRE
PHOTOGRAPHED BY: LEMAR HAYES OF STEEZMEDIA
HAIR BY: PAIGE ELLI