Eun Ji Oh

Leather stitched pumps, part of the final year collection “Overweight”/Fat Series, that explores the relationship between the body and beauty ideals through bags and particularly shoes evoking folds of skin, 2024.

Oh: ‘”Overweight” is not just a collection, it’s a narrative that intricately weaves the relationship between the body and leather goods. It melds artisanal expertise with artistic concept, exploring the connection between body aesthetics and the pursuit of perfection. Born from my personal experiences, influenced by a dermatological condition and societal expectations, the collection invites individuals touched by my accessories to share their stories. They become symbols of confidence and reclamation of an image stolen by societal norms. Pockets and bags of excess become accessories to proudly showcase.’

© Eun Ji Oh.

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