The Geeky Baju Project is a series of Southeast Asian garment designs inspired by literature, video games, and films. This set is inspired by J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings and Middle Earth setting.
More at http://charisloke.com/geekybaju
From L to R:
Fill the skies with the finest rockets ever seen in this silk baju kurung.
An update to the baju gives it tab sleeves that reveal a lighter interior lining.
Care for the earth in this rough cotton baju kurung with selendang.
The selendang can be used for multiple purposes, including covering the head and carrying infants.
SHADOW AND FLAME
Dwell in darkness in this fiery outfit.
The Minangkabau horned headdress, tengkuluk tanduk, is made from folded fabric and can be ornately decorated with gold jewellery.
Step forth wreathed in many colours.
Sarong printed with the batik wax resist technique are common in the region, worn for casual and formal occasions.
Charis is an illustrator and educator based in Penang, Malaysia. Drawing upon literature and visual culture, she makes pictures that evoke wonder and curiosity, depicting fictional worlds and current issues with a deft combination of traditional and digital media.
This is a gallery-quality giclée art print on 100% cotton rag archival paper, printed with archival inks. Each art print is listed by sheet size and features a minimum one-inch border.