MEERKAT HOODIE, BLACK
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Franco-Algerian artist and AZ Factory Amigo Chafik Cheriet spontaneously hand-painted these animal prints alongside Alber in his last months at the studio. Alber gave him full creative freedom to create these designs, as inspired by the beauty and grace of the wild world. Having gone unused, the prints were re-discovered by Thebe during his exploration of the AZ Factory archive.
What if Africa were the birthplace of couture? This was the central question for our collaborative product story with Thebe Magugu, INTERSECTION. As the birthplace of Alber and Thebe, Africa is a foundational starting point for both designers and holds key aspects of luxury, such as generational craft and storytelling as core elements of its culture.
For this product story, Thebe juxtaposes nu-Africa aesthetics with the notable principles of couture: classic garments are reinvented in smart fabrics, bold prints and modern, versatile silhouettes to create new hybrid shapes, intended for all women.
- Loose fit
- Animal print illustration by Chafik Cheriet
- Soft and cozy organic cotton jersey
About the Artist:
Chafik Cheriet is a Paris-based Franco-Algerian artist, whose work portrays a tormented yet deeply lyrical world. His tender, falsely precious and violent drawings, occasionally sexual and unsettling, are mingled together as he initiates a candid exploration of his subconscious as freed from convention.
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· Express Delivery: 2 to 7 business days, €20
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100% Organic Cotton
Organic Cotton is a soft, highly breathable, and resistant biodegradable fiber that contains inherent hypoallergenic and inslulating properties. This natural textile also restricts the use of toxic chemicals, helping prevent skin irritation and chemical waste.
- Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) certified Organic Cotton
- STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX® certified which ensures that there are no hazardous chemicals used in dyeing the fabric
Wash at or below 30°C, do not tumble dry, iron at low temperature
For more information on how to care for this garment, go to CARE INSTRUCTIONS page
Made in Portugal
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