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Aiza Ahmed Collab T-shirt

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This handcrafted shirt delves into the notion of growing up as a Pakistani woman in the East and the West and how one is often forced to play a balancing act between the cultures. Female empowerment, defying societal norms, elevating the female symbol and the intersection between the traditional and unconventional are also among the themes explored in the piece.

With this in mind, Aiza Ahmed draws a female figure in traditional clothing smoking, something that is typically frowned upon in eastern cultures particularly for women, just to highlight the dichotomy. The design on the back of the shirt exudes a magical aura, portraying a queen in a royal throne, surrounded by lavishness, flora and fauna. Ahmed reflects upon the dreams young girls often have growing up, longing for recognition, respect and acceptance. The aesthetic is an amalgamation of figuration, minimalism and abstraction, treading the fine line between simplicity and complexity.

 

*THIS IS A LIMITED EDITION PIECE THAT WILL NOT BE MADE AGAIN ONCE SOLD OUT*

  • slightly oversized fit 
  • 80% cotton and 20% polyester terry fabric 
  • Rastah Volume V monogram screen printed on front
  • hand screen printed artwork on front and back
  • Washing/Handling: Hand wash with cold water inside out & hang to dry
  • Male Model: 6'1 ; wearing: Medium | Female Model: 5'7; Wearing small

 

"Rastah is an up-and-coming streetwear label committed to sustainability while supporting its local artisans for all of its designs"

– HYPEBAE

"There’s also a new streetwear label out of Pakistan who is also championing South Asian culture and its pieces are just downright cool, too."

– VOGUE

“Rastah is a streetwear label from Pakistan that prides itself in the country’s heritage, applying traditional patterns and construction methods and giving them a more modern spin for today’s more casual clothing designs.”

– HYPEBEAST

“Rastah is a Pakistani fashion label which is swiftly beginning to carve its very own, gritty niche in the global streetwear industry.”

– FORBES

“Rastah is pioneering the harmony of traditional and contemporary design from South Asia”

– VICE

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