Duck Fonald Trump

By kheperah Davis-Ray

Duck Fonald Trump

*Knodding my head to a YG instrumental*

Duck Fonald Trump
Duck Fonald Trump
Duck Fonald Trump

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On November 8th, 2016, Donald Trump won the presidential election. To many Americans it came as a surprise, however, I knew America couldn’t see Hilary Clinton, a woman as our next president. The following few days had an eerie, solemn tone that made most people uncomfortable, questioning what’s next. My initial thoughts on the entire situation were that Donald Trump was nothing in comparison to Obama, he set a bar so high that I could already see Trump attempting to pull it down. Filled with resentment, anger, and dismay, I knew it was best to be optimistic in order to flip this into something positive. 

With the spark of an idea from my brother Cameron Flowers, we sought to change the way we express ourselves through our creative identity. Out of the depths of our imagination and ancestral influence, The Dozens was born a creative brand that presents creative thinkers and designers the opportunity to create clever messages about our society and daily life. Allowing us to make it easier for us to express ourselves confidently in a world that frequently tries to diminish our creativity and opinion. From the jump, we knew that we had to position The Dozens to speak on the presidential election and express our views from a creative medium. One of the first images that we created was Duck Fonald, a crossover between Donald Trump, Daffy Duck, and Donald Duck. (Some say just Donald Duck 😒) This was the perfect culmination of characters we wanted to use, it allowed us to build a solid basis for our branding and symbolism.



The Dozens is our opportunity to remodel the way that streetwear makes an impact. We knew that we could empower our voices through a means of our creativity, finding ties back to our culture, and speaking up to our oppressors. We can’t be defined by the media perspective, we have to take ownership of everything we do all the way down to our image. In finding my voice, I realized that the same feeling that I had on the day of the election is the same one I hold today, although I know I have to feel free to express myself in order to have conversations about everyday matters. With The Dozens, we have created a space for free thinkers to discuss but more importantly clown our oppressors with a satirical means to communicate our truth. By wearing The Dozens you aren’t only playing the game, you are empowering your voice, your image, your perspective in a fresh and brilliant way.



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