We're enthralled by Maki Oh's ability to turn Africa's rich history into pieces of wearable art. Their spread in the latest Arise Magazine features one piece that's a great representation of what Maki Oh does - pieces of broken calabash are stitched together to create something we haven't quite seen before. While her feature (below) says something to the effect of Maki Oh looking to make more ready-to-wear pieces, we hope she doesn't tone it down too much because we're certain she's on to something.
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Many thanks to Divine from Maki Oh for these photos :-)