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ALBUM COVERS

ZULU MAN WITH SOME POWERS

ALBUM TITLE  / ZULU MAN WITH SOME POWERS CLIENT / DEF JAM MUSICAL BAND NAME / NASTY C  YEAR / 2020 LOCATION / Johannesburg, South Africa. Kevo Abbra /   Costume Design + Fashion Styling + Wardrobe props  Album Art and two promo images for South Africa’s Hip-hop artist NASTY C for his 2020 album.…

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LOOKBOOK

CLASSIC CANVAS

PROJECT / CLASSIC CANVAS CLIENT / SANDSTORM KENYA YEAR / 2018 Kevo Abbra  /   Co-creation + Fashion Styling + Talent casting   Commissioned editorial work with Sandstorm Kenya …

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PERSONAL PROJECTS

KINYAMBI – GHOST RIDER

KINYAMBI’ is Kibera Ghost Rider’s new launched motorbike which was made from discarded items collected by Kevo Abbra around Nairobi during the outbreak of Covid-19 pandemic. The moving custom art piece serves as a street symbol for unity, designed in Kawangware with up cycled materials from Dandora, Karibangi, Mathare and assembled in Kibera. SPECS 2 cylinders conventionally aspirated super bike with 135 bhp. A turbo lag unit beside the seat that gives quick acceleration, capable of a sub -10 sec…

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COLLABORATIONS

CAMO

A collaborative project with a Kenyan beauty Photographer with the urge to celebrate the vibrancy in African Prints from a fashion stylist and costume designer perspective.…

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COLLABORATIONS

MENGO

Rumour has it that in Nairobi’s downtown city centre is a highly organized multi-million underground fight club whose fighters are people of short stature. They are a rare breed of hard core fighters having undergone years of intense training from the time they were 5yrs of age. They are sponsored and managed by an elite group of wealthy individuals to take part in similar fight clubs across the globe and have titles to their names.   Little is known about…

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MUSIC VIDEOS

MIDNIGHT TRAIN (SAUTI SOL)

Assignment for Kenya’s leading Afro-pop band SAUTI SOL from their 5th album titled MIDNIGHT TRAIN which I am of esteemed honor to have been a part of. My costume direction was guided by the term ‘MIDNIGHT TRAIN’ where I imagined the four band members catching a train at the wee hours of the night and draped in Maasai ‘shukas’ to keep warm. And that’s where the elements of drapings and warm print fabrics and bold colors came in the creative style.     ALBUM…

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COLLABORATIONS

MACICIO

The story revolves around the MAU MAU (Guerrilla Fighters during Kenya’s struggle for Independence).  Rumour has it that within the MAU MAU was a special unit of 5 opticians who hand crafted their own special spectacles that they used to spot the enemy at night. Little is known about them till now…… PROJECT / MACICIO   CLIENT / PERSONAL   YEAR / 2015   Captured by / Osborne Macharia          …

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