The Geeky Baju Project is a series of Southeast Asian garment designs inspired by literature, video games, and films. This set is inspired by N. K. Jemisin's The Fifth Season, first in The Broken Earth Trilogy.
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From L to R:
Look elegant and ageless in a silk pleated sari.
A sari is worn with a bodice and petticoat, wrapped so that the same length of cloth forms both a skirt and a shoulder or head covering.
Reach out, reach in, rend the fabric of the earth while donning a patterned kurta.
Kurtas can be worn as formal or everyday dress, with side slits providing ease of movement.
Gather power and stand your ground in a jacket inspired by the Akha and Hmong of Laos.
The jackets are made from black cotton decorated with coloured stripes in applique.
Maintain the balance with a warrior's baju, samping, and keris.
Ways to wear the keris differ according to region, with some tucking it into the samping at the back and others in the front.
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.