Seems like these two brands are well on their way to bigger and greater things, and as an outsider looking in, it may be a bit of an "ego" thing for either designer to reach out and "look for help".
peep the hidden characters thread.. people are starting to put their patches on ronin stuff
if this isn't a public cry out for collab i don't know what is
hope this happens though
people? i only saw one person putting a patch on