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Lin­ear, geo­met­ric shapes have been a corner­stone of African fab­rics for as long as we’ve known of their ex­is­tence.

Look up “Nde­bele art”, for ex­am­ple, to dis­cover the kind of pat­terns the Nde­bele peo­ple of Southern Africa painted on their dwellings as far back as the 18th century. Mean­while, de­spite see­ing their econ­omy plum­met in part due to the US us­ing the is­land to off­load ex­cess sub­sidised Amer­i­can rice in the ’90s, Haitian-in­spired bright block colours per­vade 3.1 Phillip

Lim’s col­lec­tions. AT MATCH­ES­FASH­ION.COM


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