"The Untold Renaissance": Ikire Jones Spring/Summer 2014 Lookbook.
It’s all dapper hommes, suave strides and bold prints and patterns in Nigerian designer Wale Oyejide’s Spring/Summer 2014 lookbook for his brand Ikire Jones.
“This collection pays homage to 18th century textiles and tapestries while exploring the absence of persons of color in Medieval and Renaissance-era European art. Borrowing from the sampling method employed in hip hop culture, each reinvented piece tells an original narrative from the perspective of Africans who have been placed in an alien context. Through this reverse lens to the past, the present circumstances of individuals who feel displaced and alienated may also be considered.”
Contemporary Art Week!
I absolutely love the concept behind this. Especially: “reverse lens to the past”.
No olviden ver esta noche el eclipse lunar, El eclipse umbral iniciará a las 00:58 horas (tiempo del Centro de México); el máximo tendrá lugar a las 02:46; la fase umbral terminará a las 04:33 del martes 15 de abril de 2014″
WTF I was not aware of this. I was awake at the time too!! OMG I’s so mad.
Currently working through a box of tops; spinning tops, balancing tops, whip tops… This is a pretty peg top from Mexico City, Mexico.