Strictly Facts: A Guide to Caribbean History and Culture

The Caribbean Influence on Fashion with Alcot Laing of Rice & Tees

November 30, 2022 Episode 47
The Caribbean Influence on Fashion with Alcot Laing of Rice & Tees
Strictly Facts: A Guide to Caribbean History and Culture
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Strictly Facts: A Guide to Caribbean History and Culture
The Caribbean Influence on Fashion with Alcot Laing of Rice & Tees
Nov 30, 2022 Episode 47

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The Caribbean has influenced fashion and style all over the world, especially in global music culture. In this episode, Alcot Laing joins us for a brief discussion on some of the keen ways that Caribbean people have contributed to, challenged, and shaped fashion culture and our hopes for greater recognition of Caribbean style and pattern!

Alcot Laing is the creative genius behind the Caribbean fashion apparel line Rice & Tees. Through clever wordplay and ingenuity, the brand fuses Caribbean culture, fashion, and art in an unprecedented way. Alcot is a FAMU graduate originally from Spanish Town, Jamaica, raised in both the US and Canada. As the owner of several highly successful businesses, Alcot aims to leave a cultural footprint and legacy for those to come. Follow Rice & Tees on Instagram, Facebook, and TikTok and be sure to read our Instagram post to enter our co-sponsored holiday giveaway!

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The Caribbean has influenced fashion and style all over the world, especially in global music culture. In this episode, Alcot Laing joins us for a brief discussion on some of the keen ways that Caribbean people have contributed to, challenged, and shaped fashion culture and our hopes for greater recognition of Caribbean style and pattern!

Alcot Laing is the creative genius behind the Caribbean fashion apparel line Rice & Tees. Through clever wordplay and ingenuity, the brand fuses Caribbean culture, fashion, and art in an unprecedented way. Alcot is a FAMU graduate originally from Spanish Town, Jamaica, raised in both the US and Canada. As the owner of several highly successful businesses, Alcot aims to leave a cultural footprint and legacy for those to come. Follow Rice & Tees on Instagram, Facebook, and TikTok and be sure to read our Instagram post to enter our co-sponsored holiday giveaway!

Support the Show.

Connect with Strictly Facts - Instagram | Facebook | Twitter | LinkedIn | YouTube

Looking to read more about the topics covered in this episode? Subscribe to the newsletter at www.strictlyfactspod.com to get the Strictly Facts Syllabus to your email!

Want to Support Strictly Facts?

  • Rate the Show
  • Leave a review on your favorite podcast platform
  • Share this episode with someone who loves Caribbean history and culture
  • Send us a DM or voice note to have your thoughts featured on an upcoming episode
  • Share the episode on social media and tag us
  • Donate to help us continue empowering listeners with Caribbean history and education

Produced by Breadfruit Media

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