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.
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
Stanley and the Turbines - Dumpling
Pluto Shervington - Dat
Taurus Riley - Beware
Protoje - Blood Money
Richie Spice - Brown Skin
Janet Kay - Silly Games
Chronixx & Kabaka Pyramid - Mi Alright
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.