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: