“African Queen” Women’s Long Length Tunic by Tarra Louis-Charles
African Dress, African Fashion, Haiti Art, African Art, Tarra-Louise Charles
African Dress, African Fashion, Haiti Art, African Art, Tarra-Louise Charles

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“African Queen” Women’s Long Length Tunic by Tarra Louis-Charles

Regular price £35.00
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The Brief

  • Not just a T-shirt dress - it's a piece of wearable contemporary African diasporan art. 
  • It uses real original art by Hatian-American Tarra Louis-Charles.
  • This dress empowers:  It puts an image you don't see every day right out there for all to see. Representation matters.
  • This is a garment that makes a REAL statement. The wearer provides the signature.
  • This garment is ethically made in the UK - sweat shop free.

Style

This tunic has a long length, and a very relaxed loose fit with batwing sleeves. It can be worn with bottoms, leggings, or as a dress. It can be worn either on or off the shoulder.

The Artwork

This garment feature an image of an original painting by Haitian-American artist Tarra Louis-Charles  entitled ‘African Queen’. Acrylic on 14x18 canvas panel, 2016.  Her sister Stephanie Ambroise provides the following accompanying Haiku:

"African Queen"
-sunsets on her lids
hope floods eyes to luscious pools opens,
loving home-

 More info about the artist: https://www.facebook.com/ArtbyTarraLu/

 

The Fabric

This is a certified ethically-manufactured Women’s tunic made from all natural fibres.  50% Bamboo and 50% organic, ring spun combed cotton.  It has a great soft feel.

 

Size Guide

 Size:

Small

Medium

Large

Front Body length ( collar to bottom hem edge)  (cm)

67

69

74

Chest (Armpit to Armpit)  (cm)

74

76

77

Bottom Hem Opening (cm)

42

45.5

47

 

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