De'Sean Ta-Jae'

De'Sean Ta-Jae'

Fashion Design
The Art Institute of Indianapolis

DeSean TaJae

What was the inspiration for your work?

Queen Akashaa from Queen of the Damned.

Explain what we are seeing in this piece and how you went about creating it.

I hand cut scales from a vinyl swatch and applied them to a pre-constructed bodice. All materials were sourced through thrifting. The skirt was draped using gold curtains and blue fabric.