Words: Toronto Malawu | Photography: Ricardo Marcus K and Luke Benett

An insane kick start to Xperience AFI, LA Familia hit the runway with a grungy neon-orange and black themed range titled ‘Protect The Family’. Lighting up the runway with smoke flares and the exhilarating, breath taking sound of a motor bike, the scenery aroused the crowd’s expectations.

The showcased looks were black and orange bomber jackets paired with complimentary pants suspended with harness belts. The styling and concept of this range was quiet edgy, although the jackets with the harness belts looked a bit heavy from the runway, something one of the models confirmed later.

LA Familia put on a great show, albeit short lived as they only showcased four looks on the runway and the range lacked variety. Nonetheless the grungy concept  definitely got the crowd’s attention, all two minutes of it…