Pearls of Siapo is a collection of imagery in response to the saturation of colour in Samoa and the design aesthetic seen on Siapo. This particular print is homage to the drawn stories painted upon traditional Siapo but translated through a digital language.
Sublimation print on synthetic microtwill
Also available as a pre-made bow tie
Designed, printed and made in Aotearoa
Styled with Garments from Harford
Show: Miromoda Fashion Runway 2016
Model: Toma Mason
Photography: Alicia Haigh Photography
Can produce on a made-to-order basis - please enquire at email@example.com
Sonya Elspeth Withers
Sonya Elspeth Withers is a budding designer of Samoan and Niu Sila ethnicity. Sewithers is a salute to her afakasi ethnicity and formal training through textile design along with her growing interests in menswear.
The featured works are the first of a collection of concepts Sonya has been developing since her post-graduate days and profession in tailored menswear.