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WILD THOUGHT {1/5} • • At the age of every man there is a desire and at some point actions are taken to achieve these fantasy. My father always was proud of his household, the true trait of an African man. It is a popular saying that every action has its consequence but father also told me every consequence has its redemption. As a young boy when growing up, I created my sense of fashion and to whoever asked any question I told them the words of my father “it is my uniqueness”. My eyes traced the world within its lens it was an answer to what I see > behind every nakedness is a clothing, behind each piece of clothing is a style, behind each style is a culture, behind each culture is a story, and behind every story is a name. We live in a society where the norms is usually corporate wears for workdays with a little exception to a few and on weekends people display the colors of attires just because of an invitation to a social event or church service. With such specified choice of clothing, people hardly identify themselves with their culture nor express their feelings through their outfit. I wanted Africa to be a workshop, whereby the producer and the resource used conforms to the even and odd demands of man’s activities giving each piece a unique style with a hybrid of multicultural value. Within every man is a free spirit, I have mine and I let it go wild. Our emotion is demonstrated by our action and to every revelation is a destination. I took flight pronto, away to Toronto. Nothing held me back but something compelled me to move forward… Model & Shirt brand by [Déji] @deji_kalakuta. Photograph & Story by @melony_photography #style #campaign #photo #series #canada #deji #Africa #lagos #fashion #photography #melonyphotography #wildthoughts

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At the age of every man there is a desire and at some point actions are taken to achieve these fantasy. My father always was proud of his household, the true trait of an African man. It is a popular saying that every action has its consequence but father also told me every consequence has its redemption. As a young boy when growing up, I created my sense of fashion and to whoever asked any question I told them the words of my father “it is my uniqueness”. My eyes traced the world within its lens it was an answer to what I see > behind every nakedness is a clothing, behind each piece of clothing is a style, behind each style is a culture, behind each culture is a story, and behind every story is a name. We live in a society where the norms is usually corporate wears for workdays with a little exception to a few and on weekends people display the colors of attires just because of an invitation to a social event or church service. With such specified choice of clothing, people hardly identify themselves with their culture nor express their feelings through their outfit. I wanted Africa to be a workshop, whereby the producer and the resource used conforms to the even and odd demands of man’s activities giving each piece a unique style with a hybrid of multicultural value. Within every man is a free spirit, I have mine and I let it go wild. Our emotion is demonstrated by our action and to every revelation is a destination. I took flight pronto, away to Toronto. Nothing held me back but something compelled me to move forward…

Model & Shirt brand by [Déji] @deji_kalakuta. 
Photograph & Story by @melony_photography #style #campaign #photo 
#series #canada #deji #Africa #lagos #fashion #photography #melonyphotography #wildthoughts

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