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Shorts, 1985

This is a Shorts. It was designed by Willi Smith and made for WilliWear Ltd.. It is dated 1985. Its medium is cotton. It is a part of the department.

The safari-suit reboots seen in Expedition reflect Smith's awareness of colonialism and his use of elements associated with the history of colonial dress in West Africa and Southest Asia.

It is credited Created for exhibition.

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Willi Smith: Street Couture.

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