Afrofuturist menswear Ikiré Jones

The Afrofuturist menswear brand Ikiré Jones spare no punches in its latest editorial detailing asylum seekers living in Italy.

“Did you sneer at your newspaper headlines over a warm breakfast, and curse your strange new neighbours, as the media whispered that we were the ones to fear? Or did you take our hands and pull us from the water”, its site asks.

Creative designer Wale Oyéjidé has used asylum seekers fleeing to Italy from countries within Africa as fashion models in its editorial shoot. See some of the images below…




You may also want to take a look at their Heritage series, re-imagining South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria in 2081 A.D.

More info:
Interview with Okay Africa
Fall Winter 2016 Ikiré Jones “After Migration”