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Ali Abdulrahim’s REVELATUS Collection permalink

Many thanks to Branko Popović for introducing me to the work of Ali Abdulrahim. His graduate collection, REVELATUS, showcases outstanding embroidery skills and striking silhouettes.

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Influences include Magritte’s The Return of the Flame, clergy vestments and the typical Maasai color palette. Abdulrahim moved from Ghana seven years ago to pursue his studies in Belgium, graduating from the Academy of Fine Arts of Sint-Niklaas in June. I look forward to seeing more from Abdulrahim, as his own label, apparently, is forthcoming.

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More photos of the collection and a chat with the designer at BPB. More on REVELATUS here.

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One Response to “Ali Abdulrahim’s REVELATUS Collection” 

  1. » Blog Archive » Visions in Nude and Corsages Close to the Heart Says:

    […] Again, I generally don’t give menswear collections a second glance, but then there’s Mai-Gidah by Alec Ali Abdulrahim. The creative and emotional stamp on his latest collection, “In loving memories”, refuses to be ignored. According to his conversation with Branko Popović, the collection was, ‘…a means of processing the past’. […]

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