Style Is... A quarterly feature that highlights 4 Chicagoans through pictures and words- capturing their take on Chicago style, personal style, inspiration and more. Next up, Brad Bennett
Come join us Saturday, April 18th from 2:30-4:40 pm at Columbia College. Brian and Autumn will be discussing fashion and technology in Collins Hall. You can register here for free.
Dandy Lion: (Re)Articulating Black Masculine Identity seeks to distinguish the historical and contemporary expressions of the Black Dandy phenomenon in popular culture. The first comprehensive exhibition of its kind, this project highlights young men in city-landscapes who defy stereotypical and monolithic understandings of Black masculinity by remixing Victorian-era fashion with traditional African sartorial sensibilities. Dandy Lion: (Re)Articulating Black Masculine Identity features work from emerging and renowned photographers and filmmakers from the US, Europe and Africa, including Hanif Abur-Rahim, Jody Ake, Laylah Amatullah Barrayn, Rose Callahan, Kia Chenelle, Bouba Dola, Adama Delphine Fawundu, Russell K. Frederick, Cassi Amanda Gibson, Allison Janae Hamilton, Akintola Hanif, Harness Hamese/Loux the Vintage Guru, L. Kasimu Harris, Jamala Johns, Caroline Kaminju, Charl Landvreugd, Jati Lindsay, Devin Mays, Terence Nance, Arteh Odjidja, Numa Perrier, Alexis Peskine, Radcliffe Roye, Sara Shamsavari, Nyugen Smith, Daniele Tamagni, Richard Terborg and Rog Walker. This exhibition is guest curated by US-based independent curator Shantrelle P. Lewis.
Generous support for Dandy Lion: (Re) Articulating Black Masculine Identity is provided by The Joyce Foundation. Additional support is provided by Hahnemühle.
Dandy Lion: (Re)Articulating Black Masculine Identity seeks to distinguish the historical and contemporary expressions of the Black Dandy phenomenon in popular culture.
Created using classic vintage materials like cotton canvas and faux shearling, LaRocca Royal Gallery has crafted an assortment of bags and clutches that are perfect for travel.
The classic theme continues with light and dark camo as well as red and blue plaid with grey. And with copper rivets and leather fixtures, these handmade pieces are made to last.