AISSATA IBRAHIMA

COLLECTION 003

Founder & Designer - Aissata Ibrahima

Models: Sienna King & Akuac Thiep 

Photographer: Silvia Draz

Creative Direction & Styling: Rhona Ezuma

Hair: Danielle Igor Makeup: Christiana Amankrah

Videographer: Khevyn Ibrahim

For Aissata Ibrahima's AW21 Collection, the talented designer introduces a dramatic ruffle story, with standout pieces including a theatrical colour block ruffle coat and cascading maxi ruffle skirt, layered over trousers. The ruffles deliver an energy of femininity and high glamour to the collection. However, these additions are done subtly to co-exist with the brands effortless and relaxed aesthetic. the tailoring in this collection is more related than those of the past, with looser shapes, conveying a timelier loungewear feel. The collection still manages to remain effortlessly dressy in high quality fabrics, which in turn act as forever pieces.

 

"To Our Friends is a love letter to my friends and all the friends out there. Friendships are sacred. Your day ones, those you’ve met over the internet. New or old, anyone that we let into our lives on a friendship level is special and I wanted to celebrate that. I wanted this collection and campaign to spark some joy, add some colour to life."

To the friends we've known for decades

To the friends who met over love for each other's fire outfits

To the friends who met on Twitter over a mutual disdain of a crazy tweet

To the friends who pull you up when you're moving mad

To the friends who know when something is wrong without you having to say a word

To the friends who sit with you in comfortable silence

To the friends who know you've had a rough week and come over with a bottle

To the friends who listen to you rant about your love interest (only to go back and do the things they said not to do)

To the friends who pray for us and speak greatness over our lives

To the friends who do nice things for us, just because

To the friends who pick up something in store for us because they know we'll love it

To the friends who rap and sing word for word to their favourite songs together

To the friends who laugh with each other until it hurts

To the friends who know what you're saying with your eyes

To the friends who accept you as you are but inspire you to be better

To the friends we've seen more on zoom link ups than in real life

To the friends we haven't seen, hugged and brunched with in what feels like forever