An homage to the women in my life: my friends, my family, and the women who I admire who are and were leaders of the world, from whom I have learned so much, both about myself and about how I choose to navigate my own life.
It is also a way to show representation, to immortalize black women. To decolonize portraiture, or at least to try.
That is why the inspiration comes from Victorian fashion with a twist of African diaspora influence. Lace-like prints, soft and comfortable fluid pieces mixed with corsets, versatile pieces, ruffles, and vivid colors. All these ideas tell a story of strength and vulnerability.
The Lulo Project Team