5 Things To Know About Tokyo James’ AW17 Collection
Number 6: the campaign just dropped.
We’ve never tried to hide the fact that we’re big Tokyo James fans - why would we? The British Nigerian designer has just dropped his AW17 campaign, photographed by Anika Molnár and styled by Owethu Mentoor. Of course it’s a visual feast, here for your enjoyment, along with 5 things you need to know about the collection.
1. It was shot in Cape Town.
2. It's a political collection.
The collection is titled ‘End Times.’ James told African News Agency, “there is a lot of trauma in the world now. All the talks and actions around racism, against immigrants and more, scares me.”
3. We already featured our favorite look.
Scroll down to the closing spread in our Lexus SAMW AW17 Collections story to see the next-level embellished leather coat.
4. No Tokyo collection would be complete without a twinning moment.
See it in our show review. Now find a friend willing to help you make this happen and enrich your life.
5. Tokyo knows magic.
He managed to fit the entire collection (excluding the bags and helmets) into one suitcase to fly it down for the runway show. For real.