The Geeky Baju Project is a series of Southeast Asian garment designs inspired by literature, video games, and films. This set is inspired by Neil Gaiman's American Gods, as well as the Starz TV series of the same title.
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From L to R:
Call others to you in a sumptuous tengkuluk talakuang and selendang.
The richly embroidered velvet head covering is part of traditional bridal wear in Koto Gadang, West Sumatra.
Hold lives in balance in the featherlight garb of a Nattukottai Chettiar.
The Nattukottai Chettiars came to Southeast Asia for trade, taking up work like banking and money-lending.
Overturn staid tradition as you enter the scene fashionably.
Hijabsters combine the wearing of the veil (hijab) with the best of what hipster clothing has to offer.
Bring invisible forces to bear on your enemies in a subtly patterned tangzhuang.
The tangzhuang is based on the Manchurian horse-riding jacket, magua, and made from brocade decorated with repetitive auspicious characters.
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.