Maki Oh unveils its first Menswear Collection tagged “Because Men in Silk Shirts on Lagos Nights”

Fashion brand  Maki Oh  and its creative director,  Maki Osakwe  has launched their first menswear collection tagged ‘ Because Men in Silk S...

Fashion brand Maki Oh and its creative director, Maki Osakwe has launched their first menswear collection tagged ‘Because Men in Silk Shirts on Lagos Nights’. The 8 piece collection of silk shirts, comes with an exclusive film from the renowned brand, directed by Nigerian filmmaker Arie Esiri, in collaboration with A Whitespace Creative Agency and Kimiera Production. The film features the musician ‘Boj’ the Microphone amongst others.

The Film Lagos has featured prominently in a number of the Maki Oh films that have accompanied previous collections. The novelty of a menswear collection encouraged the director Arie Esiri, story editor and writer Maki Osakwe and Dan Marre to re-imagine the city and archetypal Lagosian men, whose habits and routines were reformatted for the world the film creates. A recognizable near future that allows us to uncover who the “Maki Oh man” might be.

The narrative aims to attach the distinct adire print of each shirt to a character, assuming that they are the last of their kind or tribe. Traversing this eerie nightscape vying for a place in some undetermined future promised to them in encrypted radio waves and faulty signals. Isolating and connecting them in competition.

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Designer: Maki Oh 
Writer/Director: Arie Esiri 
Creative Direction: Maki Osakwe & Dan Marre
Cinematographer: Cedric Cheung-Lau 
Models: Bolaji “Boj On The Microphone” Ojudokan 
Akintunde Disu 
Logor Olumuyiwa 
Toyin Oyeneye 
Nelson Oghenekewe 
Gabriel Ejoni 
Joseph Fidelis

Source: BellaNaija