Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Africa 2012 Cutting Webisode
“The Eiffel tower was lit in the colours of Mzansi’s flag as dignitaries rocked to the beat of Phuzekhemisi to mark the opening of South Africa Season in Paris.”
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I was asked by Kudzi to collaborate on this work and immediately suggested that we make this entire garment as well as the collar out of crepe bandages. Kudzi had sent me lots of traditional clothing references and he particularly loved the collars favoured by Rembrandt and Velasques. The real challenge was to make this garment look genuinely blood soaked. Read more here.