The Geeky Baju Project is a series of Southeast Asian garment designs inspired by literature, video games, and films. This set is inspired by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons' Watchmen.
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Move puppets on strings as you float past in a silk áo dài.
A blend of Eastern and Western sensibilities, the Vietnamese áo dài has evolved over the years to its current tight-fitting form.
THIS CITY IS AFRAID OF ME
Black and white vigilanteism is often gruesome; come dress for the work.
The kebaya is worn all over Southeast Asia, combining a delicate sheer blouse with a wrap.
QUEEN OF QUEENS
Build your empire for others to look upon and despair.
Modern versions of the baju kurung abound, featuring shorter and form-fitting cuts.
I AM PAGLIACCI
Tell a joke in this printed and embroidered Punjabi suit.
The Punjabi kameez is also paired with jeggings instead of the looser salwar.
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.