"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.”
Jay Z Announces Made In America Festival Will Be In Philly & L.A.
Jay announced that this year’s Made In America festival is going to be held in both Philadelphia and L.A. simultaneously August 30th and 31st, during Labor Day weekend. There is set to be a total of 60 performances spread across 6 different stages. While we don’t have the lineup as of y…