Africa Is Now and designer Onesimo have teamed up to create a lookbook for his latest showcasing ONEIAM. The we are creative team was thrilled to be a part of this culmination of creativity reflecting an authentic, intentional illustration of what it means to be at peace within your realm in society.
oneiam – Africa Is Now and designer Onisimo Bam have teamed up to create a lookbook for his latest showcasing ONEIAM. The WE ARE CREATIVE team was thrilled to be a part of this culmination of creativity, reflecting an authentic, intentional illustration of what it means to be at peace within your realm in society.
Onesimo Bam is the founder & designer of One I Am. Through this brand, he explores the limitless wonders of menswear. The kimono is central to One I Am collections and an expression of Onesimo’s enduring fascination with Japan. Former Surface Design student Onesimo has accomplished quite a bit for a designer who started his label in 2016. In these few years, Onesimo already has three collections to show for.
Onesimo is fascinated by Japanese Culture and has worked with several collaborators to bring out the full potential of his creations. To name a few: Unknown Union, Michelle Oberholzer, Noncendo Gxekwa, Ronald Muchatuta, Cheryl Traub Adler, Tandekile Mkize, Mark Rautenbach, Bu Kihang & his beloved mentor Kassie Naidoo.
AFRICA IS NOW Credits
Produced by we are_
Director – Dillon Buirksi (we are_)
DOP – Nicol Dippenaar (we are_)
1st AC – Daniel Snyders
Lighting – Casper Erasmus
Editor – Luka Scott (we are_)
Colorist – Kyle Stroebel (Refinery CPT)
Sound Design – Ross MacDonald (Hey Papa Legend)
Poet & VO – Ian S Thomas
Designer – Onesimo Bam
Photographer – Nadia Van Scotti
Fashion Editor – Chrisna de Bruyn (Africa Is Now)
Make-up – Alet Viljoen
Producer – Calvin Shushu (we are creative)