GAIKA’s latest collection pushes futuristic tech to the extreme

The multi-disciplinary artist’s new Armour in Heaven line was presented in East London as part of LFWM

If you’re not familiar with GAIKA’s The Spectacular Empire, it’s an ongoing project by the multi-disciplinary artist (and Dazed political editor-at-large) that combines music and fashion while looking unfalteringly towards the future. Following the release of his recent EP, GAIKA presented his latest collection under the label Armour in Heaven, created in partnership with emerging London-based designer (MA) Menikmati

Held during LFW Men’s earlier this month, the presentation took the form of a party that blended music, visuals, and fashion and was hosted at Ace Hotel’s restaurant Hoi Polloi. Entitled Unnatural Systems 2110 – Phase 3, the collection itself was produced using cutting-edge technology to create four future-forward uniforms. Made from upcycled materials, translucent fabrics, and skin-like fine latex, the line was expanded upon and further explored through GAIKA’s music and film narrative throughout the night.

Shot during the evening's event, this new film features three repetitive sequences filmed in atmospheric black-and-white, as the models move around the space wearing the futuristic attire. 

Watch the video above.