Alessandro de’ Medici

illustration of Alessandro de’Medici

I took my inspiration from the de Medici family of Florence. A wealthy, white family during the Italian Renaissance. The Duke of Florence, Alessandro de Medici was called Il Moro, a ‘somewhat’ derogative way to call someone from north African descent.

a story and garment that portrayes a strong individual who is aware of their uniqueness and heritage

references to Alessandro de’Medici and modern interpretation

the price tags and labels of the upcycled jeans were transformed into earring using lasercutting and engraving techniques

details of jacket:

fashion illustration Alessandro de’ Medici look