Gallery

Select Art And Prints ∙ 1998–2005

'Peace Hand', 2000. Hand-drawn artwork, coloured digitally
A selection of Zakee's artworks, used within her clothing collection and/or in collaboration. When making new textiles, Zakee's process is to create drawings, paintings and screen prints, before abstracting them into pattern. More

“West Coast Desert Highway” Exhibition, London & Dubai ∙ 2005

'Rainbow Feet' photograph. Used for exhibition invite

In 2005, Zakee's West Coast Desert Highway art exhibition showed in the London Printwork Trust Gallery in Brixton, South London, before touring to Dubai where it was exhibited at the Five Green gallery. Zakee customised the floor of More

Art & Design Prints ∙ 1998–2005

'Henna Hands' printed wallpaper, 2001
A selection of Zakee prints from 1998-2005, used in her own collections and in collaboration. More

Zakee Shariff ∙ SS05

Cotton/viscose jersey dress: Love Writes print. Photo by Clementine Charity
For Spring/Summer 2005 Zakee continued to create simple, wearable garments with an innovative approach to print, fit and embellishment – exceptionally feminine clothes with an urban twist. Entitled West Coast Desert Highway, the SS05 collection was inspired by a trip that Zakee made More

Zakee Shariff, “Where For Art Thou” ∙ AW04

Silk dress: Love Doily print. Hand-applique belt: Lucy Miller for Zakee Shariff. Photo by Rosalind Miller. Styling by Tamara Fulton. Make-up by Kate Lee. Hair by Asashi
For Autumn/Winter 2004, Zakee drew inspiration from her personal sketchbook from one of her journeys through Japan. The Jima Sky print was derived from a luxury star-printed jersey, taken from Zakee's sketches of a night sky on the Japanese island of More

Zakee’s Shoes, 2004–06

Printed canvas boot, Zakee Shariff, AW05
Zakee created four shoe collections in both leather and canvas. The most popular were her printed flat pump canvas shoes and high-top sneaker boots. Still loved by many. More

Zakee Shariff, “Summer Breeze” ∙ SS04

Bikini: Starcat print. Photo by Jess McDonald. Make-up by Kate Lee. Styling by Zakee Shariff
Zakee's Summer Breeze collection for Spring/Summer 2004 was inspired by the joys of city life crossed with the elements of nature, especially the sea. The collection included a fusion of elegant silks, strong tailoring and casual jerseys. Images and shapes inspired by More

Oki-Ni ∙ 2003

'Orgy' print, used for wallpaper for the Oki-Ni window display, 2003
Zakee was asked by London-based design collective Oki-Ni to create an exhibition of customised clothing for their store on Saville Row, London. As well as hand-customising underwear, tops, bottoms and sweatshirts, Zakee created the wallpaper for the store (in her Mhendi print) More

Zakee Shariff, “Peace Driven” ∙ AW03

Cotton jersey jacket: Orgy print, Cotton jersey pants: Mhendi Hands print. Cotton striped socks: no print. Leather shoes: no print. Photo by Rosalind Miller. Make-up by Kate Lee. Styling by Tamara Fulton
For her Autumn/Winter 2003 collection, Zakee was inspired by childhood memories of her mother's boutique in 1970s Pakistan, where sumptuous embroidered fabrics lay strewn over a stunning mosaic floor. Zakee fused these elements with influences from London street culture, creating a More

Shariff/Miller “Together” Exhibition At The Tabernacle ∙ 2003

Zakee Shariff & Rosalind Miller, 'Freedom', 2003. Silk-screen print on photograph, dry-mounted onto aluminium. 70 × 125 cm
A Rosalind Miller (photography) and Zakee Shariff (silk-screen printmaking) exhibition, held at the Tabernacle, London W9. Ros and Zakee travelled to various places in the UK where Ros recorded Zakee in the privacy of her thoughts. A selection of images was chosen from these More