Collective of self taught artists and creative associates, who believe art should always come first.
Monday, 9 September 2013
Art Comes First | Pitti Uomo 84 | Florence | The DJ Project | Menswear
Art Comes First, a group of creatives who I
first saw at Pitti Uomo 83. They impressed me so much that I spent day
after day visiting their stand and their stylish chess players who form
part of the ACF creatives, then introducing "The Coal Project".
At Pitti Uomo 84 the ACF group, composed by founders Sam Lambert and
Shakah Maidog with Matteo Gioli from Super Duper Hats iand Liam Maher
from Denham, presented "The DJ Project", applying the DJ technique of
mixing, vintage pieces, new fabrics, cutting, sewing and remaking all
together, once again combing art and fashion, with the tradition of
menswear design with processes of the future.
Their vision for this project is a hybrid, looking for inspiration from
the music vinyl legends of the past with tailoring techniques of today.
This time round they had a room, sort of gallery and at the same time an
installation with wo
Next up is launching their website, their Spring/Summer collection, globe trotting the world and who knows ... They are creative geniuses at work!