Age of Enlightenment

Hats By Maria X Elena Lojevsky Summer 2020

A creative collaboration in times of challenge and change. A ray of hope on uncertain days. A reminder that after darkness comes light.

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Created during the Coronavirus pandemic, this bespoke halo hat takes its inspiration from the Renaissance age. A time of new beginnings, offering reassurance we will once again emerge into The Age of Enlightenment after flux and fear.

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The Power of Creative Collaboration

This special project was devised almost as a form of colour therapy with artist Elena Lojevsky, who works with colour and light to create a vivid, three-dimensional experience for the viewer.

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Oversized and adorned with handmade resin crystals, each one acts as a prism to bathe the wearer – and their socially distanced passers-by – in a rainbow of light.

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The making of

Follow the intricate design process from start to finish.

Extra credits

Sketch by Sergey Kudryashev

 

Resin Artist: Elena Lojevsky

@elenalojevskyelenalojevsky.com 

Photography: Oleg Skrinda

@oskrindaskrinda.com

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