“The insecurity of not having anything -
is the only time you can showcase that you do.
If you’re going home and you have roaches and even 10 people living in an apartment, y’know the only way that you can kinda show that you have anything and feel some kind of status, is what you have on your body."
on the art of being
What I see is pride and dignity.
Individuals that took great pride in the way they dress and the way they carried themselves. I wanted the world to see something unlike they were seeing before. Despite people’s condition, they’re still able to maintain a great degree of integrity and its shown by the way the way people dress and the pride they take in having clean sneakers on, having fresh gear on that was color-coordinated. That made individuals feel good and it helped to resonate and inspire people to want to dress that way.”
Fall 2016, Vintage Black Glamour presents, Gentlemen's Quarters.
Ciprianna Quann and TK Wonder of UrbanBushbabes.com