In this edition of Black History Month Special episodes, I am excited to welcome back Teleica Kirkland back to the show to share more knowledge on the history of fashion for that of the african diaspora.
I ask some of the questions sent to me from the last time teleica featured on Reggae Uprising Podcast. We also talk about the fashions of reggae, national dress of the carribean, celebratory costumes, colonial influence on our fashion and big up our trendsetting fashion designers.
Teleica Kirkland is a fashion historian, Associate Lecturer in Cultural and Historical Studies (CHS) at London College of Fashion and a PhD candidate at Goldsmiths University. She is also the founder and Creative Director of the Costume Institute of the African Diaspora (CIAD) an organisation dedicated to researching the history and culture of dress and adornment from the African Diaspora.
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Connect with Teleica
Website - www.ciad.org.uk
Facebook - www.facebook.com/CIADuk
Twitter - www.twitter.com/@CIADuk
YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSl9jAaQPXf6b6fj9reJvUQ/videos
History of Fashion Soundtrack
Damian JNR GONG Marley - Khaki Suit
Notis & Iba Mahr - Diamond Sox
Teleica's Recommended Fashion Designers
Sole Rebels (Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu) - https://www.solerebels.com
Uptown Yardie -
United 80 -
Denim Recon London -
Abrantie the Gentleman - https://www.instagram.com/abrantiethegentleman/
Ejiedgydesigns - https://www.instagram.com/ejiedgydesigns/
Reddskin Bespoke - https://www.reddskin.co.uk/
Gisella Couture - https://www.instagram.com/gisellacouture/?hl=en
Splash N' Bop - https://www.instagram.com/splashnbop/
Disclaimer : I do not own any of the rights to any of the music or images. They are used only as a tool of education, upliftment and empowerment for and of people of the diaspora.