In 2005 Zakee took a trip to Dubai with her friend and long-time collaborator, photographer Rosalind Miller. Rosalind shot a series of images, on which Zakee screen printed geometric forms in rainbow blends of colour, to contrast with the more neutral More
One of Zakee's illustrations was used as a double-page spread in issue 4 of Amelia's Magazine
, which came with a vibrant scratch 'n' sniff front cover and an exclusive set of smelly pens to colour-in some wonderful "colouring pages" designed More
Zakee created a touring exhibition of hand-sprayed skateboard decks, alongside prints and limited-edition screen printed unisex T-shirts, which were exhibited in June 2005 in the Consortium Shop, Bournemouth, and then at Five Green, Dubai in July 2005.
A number of skateboards were More
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
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
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 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'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
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) as More
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
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
"The Angels Of Z" is a short film about a day in the life of ten girls wearing Zakee Shariff's Spring/Summer 2003 collection.
Filmed by Neil Stewart with animation by Zakee Shariff and Public, it was screened in London (London Fashion More
Seeking refuge on a deserted beach in Thailand, Zakee found inspiration in the purest elements of nature – the sky, sun and stars. Each print was hand-drawn, bringing together personal mementos, precious memories, the fun of fantasy and the warmth More
Zakee's Autumn/Winter 2002 collection offered a gentle and peaceful approach to fashion design. Birds of peace and the butterflies of lost love fluttered across fabrics in the form of new prints, alongside tree of life imagery and Zakee's signature star More
A Rosalind Miller (photography) and Zakee Shariff (silk-screen printing) collaborative exhibition, displayed at the Supra Girls store, Portobello Road, London. Zakee and Ros created small, white, box-like images and added photographic imagery to them. Zakee then screen printed abstract marks onto More
Combining femininity, elegance and street style, Zakee Shariff makes clothes to inspire and encourage women to express their individuality through the things that they wear. Her Spring/Summer 2002 collection saw creative printing come to life in an array of beautiful More