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SK Low Top - Ikenna - Melissa Mitchell Collab

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IKENNA (My Fathers Power)

This Crown is a multi-panel mixed media manifestation of executed ability-POWER. Its comprised of the perfect combination of soft pastels centrally and artistically set with a mesh overlay. The Ikenna is anchored by a satinesque brim and perforated rubber side adjusters in fuchsia and lavender, allowing the wearer to get the perfect fit. Our moniker "DUNGEON" is vertically situated front and center, symbolic of our thought process-FORWARD. The core is finished with a teal base, purple rim, and fuchsia panels inscribed with "Nothing I ask for is beyond God's ability to manifest."

Melissa Mitchell finishes the Ikenna Crown with a profound symbolic reference etched in her mind years ago by her Father. The rear right panel has Melissa's initials deconstructed inside a box, and the left has her signature breaking through that same box. The symbolism here is; when we are born, we come in a box un-assembled, but when we put ourselves together, we will never fit in a box again.

CEO and Chief Designer David Castro curated The Black Artist Collective (#ARTBLK) because of a unique bond they all share with him and the brand, bringing a long-standing, ancestorial practice of Umoja -- or “unity” in Swahili— to the project. “We embrace the fact that we are a black-owned, thriving, creative business, and we want to breathe life into everything we touch. We connected with those we admired to create products that couldn’t exist without collaboration. There is beauty in the honesty of this collaboration, and we get to drop a new silhouette in the process,” he also adds

“Creatives move the world forward, and collaboration breeds growth,” he continues. As an artist and architect, Castro employs authentic storytelling in all that he does, seen in the crown’s construction and design. “It only made sense for us to create authentic products with our contemporaries that share a perspective on the world through the product. This capsule will captivate many, and the depth of the designs will inspire the culture for years to come.”

Melissa A. Mitchell is an Atlanta-based Miami-born creative whose love of vibrant colors, unique shapes, and bold, dark lines is visible throughout her work. Melissa has created over 500 original art pieces, including 40 larger-than-life murals. Forbes, Vogue, and ESSENCE have all featured Mitchell, and her wearable art has adorned such stars as Lupita Nyong’o, Amara La Negra, Rebecca Gross, and more. Melissa Mitchell’s crown is titled Ikenna, which is Igbo for “my father’s power” – an ode to Melissa’s father, who was and still is, one of her greatest influences since his passing. 

 

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We currently offer quick shipping to Canada and certain European Countries. Rates are calculated at checkout based on weight. We utilize USPS Carriers. We are happy to accept returns within 7 days of your original purchase date. All items must be in new, unworn condition with all original tags still attached.

Orders generally ship within 48 hours of purchase, we take pride in our processing speed.  If you shop as a guest you will only receive one notification. For registered customers your order tracking will also be found inside My Account. Shipping days are Monday-Friday, but at peak times and holidays we also ship Saturdays.

Exchange or Return

Your satisfaction is our top priority. To exchange or return email us via the contact page, or by responding to your confirmation email. We accept returns for exchange or refund up to 7 calendar days after delivery of the product. At our sole discretion after 7 calendar days, we will offer an exchange or store credit only. Items must be in “new, unaltered and unused condition.” An item can be returned if it does not fit or if you want something different. Again, buyer satisfaction is our top priority. In the event of a return:

  • Items must not show signs of wear, damage or smoke in any way
  • Buyer must contact customer service within 7 calendar days of the delivery date (after 7 days no returns are allowed)
Refunds are contingent upon inspection of item(s) once we receive it. If a refund is approved the payment will be refunded back to the original card or through

Again you MUST contact us within 7 days if you intend to return ANY item back to our store. Items returned to us AFTER 7 days and WITHOUT contacting us will NOT be refunded.


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SK Low Top - Ikenna - Melissa Mitchell Collab

Snail Mail (First Class) vs Priority Mail

 

At checkout we currently offer snail mail and flat rate shipping. Flat rate shipping from our site is always priority unless otherwise noted or shipping internationally. First class is a discounted rate that takes a bit longer and is not always offered. If you choose Priority Mail expected delivery is within 3-4 business days of purchase. With Snail Mail (First Class) it can be up to 7 days for your package to arrive.  For APO or military addresses we recommend Priority Mail.

International Service

We currently offer quick shipping to Canada and certain European Countries. Rates are calculated at checkout based on weight. We utilize USPS Carriers. We are happy to accept returns within 7 days of your original purchase date. All items must be in new, unworn condition with all original tags still attached.

 

Orders generally ship within 48 hours of purchase, we take pride in our processing speed.  If you shop as a guest you will only receive one notification. For registered customers your order tracking will also be found inside My Account. Shipping days are Monday-Friday, but at peak times and holidays we also ship Saturdays.

Exchange or Return

Your satisfaction is our top priority. To exchange or return email us via the contact page, or by responding to your confirmation email. We accept returns for exchange or refund up to 7 calendar days after delivery of the product. At our sole discretion after 7 calendar days, we will offer an exchange or store credit only. Items must be in “new, unaltered and unused condition.” An item can be returned if it does not fit or if you want something different. Again, buyer satisfaction is our top priority. In the event of a return:

  • Items must not show signs of wear, damage or smoke in any way
  • Buyer must contact customer service within 7 calendar days of the delivery date (after 7 days no returns are allowed)
Refunds are contingent upon inspection of item(s) once we receive it. If a refund is approved the payment will be refunded back to the original card or through

Again you MUST contact us within 7 days if you intend to return ANY item back to our store. Items returned to us AFTER 7 days and WITHOUT contacting us will NOT be refunded.


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