May 30 marks the birth date of one of the greatest rappers of all time; Big L (R.I.P.). On that date this year, I decided to pay a visit to the mural dedicated to him.
Men’s Style Through the Artist’s Eyes is a 3 part series that explores works of artists that tap into the male sartorial subconscious either unintentionally, subliminally or overtly. The 2nd installment focuses on the works of David Hockney
I hold Hockney’s work dear to my heart. He paints the man I aspire to dress like.
As stated in the last post, it’s been a while since I post anything here. My Tumblr has been receiving most of my attention. In any case I will try to post here at least once a week.
I’ve recently been slammed by a wall of inspiration splashed by the different shades of the color blue…
The concept of death has also been on my mind… in what way it relates to us. Whether through fear, celebration or glorification.
It’s probably the fact that I had the time to reflect on my uncle’s passing 5 years ago in April.
I know weird.
As Post-Colonial subjects of the British Empire, most Nigerians have social ties with that of the Union Jack.
We tend to adopt customs and aesthetics from those of English blood.
I on the other hand moved to America at 14. My desire to learn the Queen’s English has been replaced by the urge to watch Aaron Rodgers on Sundays.
Yes… I will gladly represent the obnoxious American thoughout my stay in Lagos.
Apply such style nuances only in countries that lie within the tropical belt.