Upcoming womenswear brand, Lines by Chaab has unveiled its S/S17 collection which is inspired from Pre-Colonial era.
The brand showed off colourful pieces with a rustic edge in this new collection that tells a story.
The collection features side slit dress, midi bustiers, jumpsuit with cutout details, bodysuit, slouchy pants, shirt blouse, evening dress and more with sheer inserts, asymmetric lines, colour block, contrasting panels, embellishments, halter neck and more as details.
“The collection was inspired by the Nsibidi symbols of the Pre-Colonial era and aimed at using fashion as a language tool” the brand’s creative director Akabogu Ogochukwu revealed in a side note.
“This collection was inspired by the nsibidi symbols that existed during the pre-colonial era. Which were used as a means of written communication before the invasion of the British. Each symbol beautifully and artistically inscribed on walls, the ground and other surfaces“, Ogochukwu said.
Written By Ugochi Obiajunwa