OOTD: Make Art, Not War

In high fashion, wearable art usually means avant-garde, abstract, “if I have to explain it to you then you’ll never understand” articles of clothing. For me, it literally means, “Did someone draw on your shirt?” Yes. Yes someone did.

ootd art sweatshirt

ootd envelope leather clutch

But not me. And it’s not a drawing OF me, either (my students swear it is. I am still working on the “not all black girls look alike” thing with them). This off-shoulder sweatshirt is by the super creative Keturah Ariel of Arielbrands.com. I’ve had it for a year now and love everything about it, from the art to the message. Check out her Instagram for more of her wearable art!

Make art not war sweatshirt

ootd make art not war off shoulder sweatshirt

OOTD Aldo Asos African Print Wedges

Top: Keturah Ariel

Pants: Wally World

Shoes: Asos

Clutch: Jessica Simpson

Hair: Model Model Jamaican Twist

About Atembe

Atembe is a Cameroonian-American who is exactly 27 years old (because saying "20-something" is SO 2016) and currently teaching kiddos art and English in South Korea. In her free time she's dancing, drinking too much celebrity tea, living vicariously through characters in her favorite TV comedies, or [sometimes] letting her husband Eric beat her at Wii. Catch her on Twitter or Instagram via @sothisisfate, and for a faster response, tweet her a "TAR!..."

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