Jackie Nickerson and her photos of African agricultural farmers inspired Christian Wijnants to produce a cute and easy collection. Without taking the cues too literally, the designer reworked traditional African prints on woolen skirts and dresses that were nonchalantly wrapped around the body.

 

The idea of wrapping continued on luscious scarves, which the models sported as oversize capes that trailed behind them on the soil runway. Although rural at heart and done in earthy colors, the clothes were surprisingly compatible with an urban lifestyle, especially tank dresses made of various fabrics including plain wool, leopard-print tulle and gingham patchworked to approximate tribal insignia.

By  on March 5, 2015

Jackie Nickerson and her photos of African agricultural farmers inspired Christian Wijnants to produce a cute and easy collection. Without taking the cues too literally, the designer reworked traditional African prints on woolen skirts and dresses that were nonchalantly wrapped around the body.

 

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