"Archimedes in Flight" Reimagined Vintage Kimono - Kimono Zulu Artist Collaboration with Selven O'Keef Jarmon

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VENDOR: Kimono Zulu

$3,000.00

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"Archimedes in Flight" Reimagined Vintage Kimono - Kimono Zulu Artist Collaboration with Selven O'Keef Jarmon

Lined silk kimono, cinched at the back waistline with a sewn-in silk charmeuse belt, sculpted Silk Chiffon overlay appliqued with spiral coiled and hard pressed soutache, detailed with African beads and bronze stainless steel thread. One -of-a-kind. Model is 6'

"When Tina asked me to participate in the Kimono Zulu creative exploration it was like being asked to revisit a book I loved whose content was still lingering within my memory banks, explains Selven O’Keef Jarmon. Three of my most treasured influences are Yohji Yamamoto, Issey Miyake and Rei Kawakubo. In working on the Kimono Zulu project, my approach cannot escape the conceptual nature that exists in Japanese fashion and their overall influence on the world of fashion. With these ingrained sensibilities, I also approach each Kimono with its own minimal complexities derived from Western design influences as well. Each kimono I touch is met with a respect for the fabric and unique construction mostly by hand and the desired outcome is something that transcends what previously existed to become one of an individual garment exuding its own breadth and depth. These pieces are like vestiges of couture placed in a ready-to-wear setting." -- Selven O'Keef Jarmon

Model photos (3-6)  by Wilson Parish

    "Archimedes in Flight" Reimagined Vintage Kimono - Kimono Zulu Artist Collaboration with Selven O'Keef Jarmon

    "Archimedes in Flight" Reimagined Vintage Kimono - Kimono Zulu Artist Collaboration with Selven O'Keef Jarmon

    $3,000.00
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