This past weekend, our friends at Complex held their first ever “pop culture world fair” in Los Angeles and it was pretty spectacular. Entitled ComplexCon, the inaugural convention gathered some of the top creative minds in the respective fields of fashion, music, culinary fare and of course art to create a unique two day event to satisfy even the most adventurous individual. The staff at AM had the run of the Long Beach Convention Center and there were more events & exhibits than we could […]
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Art enthusiasts who have attended any notable recent art fairs will no doubt have seen Rob Pruitt’s iconic color gradient face paintings. The Brooklyn-based artist recently teamed up with J.Crew on a new rash guard collection (part of sales will benefit The Skin Cancer Foundation) as part of their Garments For Good series of clothing. He had this to say about the project – “Seeing my art on a rash guard is like seeing my art on a human body as opposed to a canvas. I like how […]
Continuing their design work, Dabs Myla recently collaborated with Vans on a footwear and apparel collection for women featuring the duo’s imagery. Included in the set are the classic Sk8-Hi Sli, Authentic and Classic Slip-Ons shoes as well as a T-shirt, hoodie, tee dress, backpack, trucker hat, and canoodle socks. Influenced by their work on the streets, mid century aesthetic, and theatrical cartoons from the Golden Age of Animation, it looks like the Aussie husband and wife team have chosen some distinctive graphics to accent the selected items. Head […]
Last week, KAWS announced his latest project, a collaboration with Nancy Gonzalez on a handbag collection. Continuing his foray into the fashion world (also see Uniqlo & Mira Mikati), the Brooklyn-based artist lent his iconic double x’s to the Colombian designer known for her handbags of exotic leathers and brightly colored hues. Some of the the resulting line can be purchased here with one of the totes making it into the TWO x TWO for AIDS and Art, an annual charity contemporary art auction. Photos via Nancy Gonzalez & […]
Coastal.com recently released an eyewear collection that Camilla d’Errico designed with Derek Cardigan. The four frames all feature tiny slivers of some of the Vancouver-based artist’s manga-influence imagery, specifically her paintings Xiomara, Water Wheel, Neo New York, and Loveless Bird (two minimalist palettes & two with vibrant and saturated colors). You can purchase the frames, sunglasses, and mini-prints from the collection here if interested. Discuss Camilla d’Errico here.
Since we first reported (in 2014) on Gary Baseman (interviewed) and his work with Coach, the American luxury fashion company has certainly further expanded their collaboration with the Los Angeles-based artist. One of the more recent spinoffs are a set of 10 unique hand-painted jackets & totes that have become available. These wearable art pieces were created to celebrate Baseman’s new Collaboration Collection with Stuart Vevers, the Creative Director of Coach. Discuss Gary Baseman here.
Recently, Nigo announced that KAWS will be designing Uniqlo’s UT line for spring. The new collection, scheduled to be on sale April 22nd, will consist of 12 T-shirts with the Brooklyn-based artist’s imagery. By the first look, they are everything KAWS fans would hope for. The Companions, X’s, gloves, eyes and Chums, all rendered with the American artist’s recognizable line work, have found their way on to the backs and fronts of the tees. With the release date almost here, we’re excited to soon see the rest of […]
Earlier this year, Tracey Emin collaborated with her long time friend and jewellery designer Stephen Webster on a new line of wearable art. The 50-piece collection entitled I Promise To Love You is inspired by the British artist’s signature neon art and her sketches of woodland animals of which she states – “I chose the woodland creatures as I wanted to work with the idea of English animals. My ancestors were forest gypsies and I wanted to use this as inspiration.” Take a look at more examples rings, bracelets, earrings, […]
For those who missed it, KAWS recently collaborated with designer Mira Mikati on several different varsity jackets. Featuring the cartoon character based imagery from the Brooklyn-based artist, the jackets from Mikati are now available from colette for €1100. Take a look at more photos below… Front image via W Magazine. Discuss KAWS here.
Common Artist Project has recently collaborated with another artist with what looks to be their most complete apparel collection to date. Featuring the distinctive imagery of Skullphone, the new line includes options like shirts, pullovers, hoodies for both men & women. As always, everything is limited-edition, so don’t wait too long if you see something that interests you. Head over here if you want to make a purchase. Discuss Skullphone here.