Washington Roberts

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This season, Washington explored the idea of graphic and geometric shapes through an African lens.  Using the Adinkra Symbol, “KINTINKANTAN” which translates to PUFFED UP EXTRAVAGANCE as the focal point, allowed the designer to lavish the Washinton Roberts woman in the splendour of Demi-Couture.
“Adinkra cloths” were traditionally worn only by royalty and noblemen, translating this element into wearerbility for todays woman was important during the development of our fabric this season. Collaborating with our Italian fabric weavers, we created custom geometric jacquard and a double face twill jacquard. Transformation, extravagance, and elegance personifies the inspirations behind the collection.
About Washington Roberts:
As a Nigerian born designer my collections take a lot from my early life experiences.  Washington Roberts stands for fashion that makes perfect sense, effortlessly to the needs of today’s women, where creativity segues into wearability. The smart mixture of consciously daring, forward thinking, timeless fashion, will appeal to woman who has a great understanding of self. After designing for brands such as American Rag, Tory Burch, Victoria Secret, and Vera Wang; Washington Roberts launched a namesake label in 2011.
Stylist: Irene ojo Flix
Model: Sumer Rayne
Hair: Alannah Harvey
Makeup: Wenya Chang
Photographer: Dayane Ohira
For more info visit www.washingtonroberts.com


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