Who knew 1 thread would lead to 13 islands..? 

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. 

We talk Caribbean clothing traditions that could be lost if we are not careful, sustainable fashion, the impact your clothes have in your everyday life and Teleica's mission to unwrap the secrets of our history in fashion. 

This interview is full of insight, heart warming personal stories and an inspirational dedication to revealing our diasporic fashion heritage. 

 

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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 

 

Teleica's Selections 

 

Stanley and the Turbines - Dumpling 

https://youtu.be/qc5gELS2Ceg 

Pluto Shervington - Dat 

https://youtu.be/6FYTL8ydERw 

Taurus Riley - Beware 

https://youtu.be/TQG7csBIHaw 

Protoje - Blood Money 

https://youtu.be/etdnIFC4erw 

Richie Spice - Brown Skin 

https://youtu.be/XRqVpUxOjTg 

Janet Kay - Silly Games 

https://youtu.be/qCVR5XR04Mo 

Chronixx & Kabaka Pyramid - Mi Alright 

https://youtu.be/Z2jhXZEqcb8 

 

Disclaimer : I do not own any of the rights to any of the music which is selected by my guest. It is used only as a tool of education, upliftment and empowerment for and of people of the diaspora.

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