This energizing collection was rooted in the Eighties hip-hop scene in New York, and pop icons such as Cindy Lauper and Debbie Harry. There were glittering tribal and graffiti prints, some evoking Jean-Michel Basquiat paintings. They accumulated on coats, jackets, dresses and T-shirts, and these items were often worn over printed body stockings or tight pants tucked into printed patent high heel boots. While that sounds like sensory overload, it came off as tongue-in-cheek and fun — thanks also to sensational Africa-meets-punk hairpieces by milliner Nasir Mazhar, and bumping Nineties house music.

 

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