On the Scene: IKEA 2019 Art Event

Early this morning, a group of us got a chance to preview IKEA’s 5th annual Art Event AND do a quick fashion shoot with the featured “art” which is a fabulous collection of rugs created by eight of today’s hottest designers including fashion elite’s fave de jour Virgil Abloh! It’s a short-term collection that mashes-up tapestry art, rug handicraft avantgarde fashion, street culture and modern design. Available in limited quantities, these high-quality rugs will go fast. We wanted to buy one of these babies for the office, but the Boss said it wasn’t in the budget. 😀

A big thank you to the team at IKEA for the exclusive opportunity! And a special shoutout to fashion designer Levi Portillo of Enigmas x Levi for letting us use pieces from his recent collection.

Photography by Polina Osherov (@posherov)
Style by Jamar Mitchell (@justcallmejamar) & Levi Portillo (@leviportillo)
Makeup by Kathy Moberly (@kathymoberly)
Model Ciara Hicks (@f.recks)
Social Media coverage by Sam Ripperger (@sam_ripp)
Videography by Greg Buck (@bookgregbuck)


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