The phrase “True blue” stands for being Loyal and unwavering in one’s opinions or support for a cause… Are you “True Blue” when it comes to your country? Are you a patriot and an agent of positive change?
This classic 3.0 is our 3rd version of upgrade from the Fela Kuti Collection released in 2016 with a lighter, improved non-slip outsole and more refined vegan leather upper.
Back by popular demand, it’s the All-New Black Pride Lite Slip-On 3.0! Now with our signature Íjínlé print inlay and white-out sole.
This is version 3.0 (an upgrade to our second release from December 2018)
Black PRIDE Lite Slip-on 3.0 – Design Inspiration:
Black is power, it is elegant and prestigious…Black gives the feeling of perspective and depth. Be proud!
Our custom print Íjínlé inlay explained – “IJINLE” in the Yoruba language means “the roots”, “authentic, “ancestors”, and other more powerful meanings. Our custom print draws inspiration from “IBILE” and elements of our KEEXS DNA.
In 1964, living the dream of their freshly gained independence, Zambia started a space program that would put the first African on the moon, catching up with the USA and the Soviet Union in the space race.
Only a few optimists supported the project by Edward Makuka Nkoloso. Financial aid never came and a 16 year old astronaut, Martha got pregnant. That is how the heroic initiative turned into an exotic episode of the African history.
Our photographic adaption is from the works of Cristina de Middel, a Spanish documentary photographer and artist.