Upper Playground x adidas “You Ain’t Gotta Lie to Kick It”

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In a new collaboration set to pop off this summer, adidas has teamed up with one of the leading artist driven brands out there Upper Playground to create a series of four artist designed shoes. Volume 1 will see the talents of 12Grain’s Sam...

Upper Playground 2008 March Releases – Sam Flores | Craola | Alex Pardee

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Upper Playground’s 2008 March releases have landed in-stores and feature three of Upper Playground’s talented marquee artists working their magic on a set of New Era 59FIFTY fitted caps. Sam Flores put the touches on an all-over print...

Upper Playground Invades London

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Among the world’s leading art initiatives, Upper Playground will take London by storm in the month of March. Two resident UP artist associates David Choe and Saber will each be displaying their respective works at different venues. David Ch...

Shepard Fairey x The 008 x Upper Playground Obama T-shirt

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Most people have confidently nestled the fate of America in one Barack Hussein Obama as he vies for presidential candidacy in this years 2008 US elections. Widely backed by many influential entities, artist collectives Shepard Fairey and Upper P...

Upper Playground x New Era 59Fifty Fitted Cap 2008 February Releases

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Upper Playground has prepped a new set of caps to release this month. Fans of designers and graffiti artists Sam Flores (of 12Grain), Greg “Craola” Simkins and Saber (creator of the world’s largest mural) are each treated to fit...

Patrick Martinez x Upper Playground “The Juice” T-shirt

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Who can forget the circus show that unfolded June 17th as OJ Simpson drove his white Ford Bronco down Interstate 405. Artist Patrick Martinez questions what was more difficult, rushing for 2,000 yards or getting away with a double homicide. Howev...

Craola x Upper Playground Walrus Vinyl Toy

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Artist Greg “Craola” Simkins offered his own interpretation of Upper Playground’s famous walrus mascot. Producing a 7 inch toy vinyl, the Dr. Seuss influenced walrus features a top hat and a Gothic bunny hand puppet. 100 toys ar...

Upper Playground New Era Fitted Caps – Janaury 2008

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A selection of New Era 59Fifty fitted caps have released as part of Upper Playground’s 2008 January Winter Collection releases. The three caps all feature designs by familiar Upper Playground associates, the Date Farmers, Jeremy Fish and Nu...

Upper Playground x superFishal Belt Buckle

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superFishal started off their inaugural campaign strong with their first release. Already in place is a strong collection of apparel backed by an ongoing skate deck collaboration project. Each piece is the brain child of San Francisco artist Jere...

Estevan Oriol for Upper Playground 2007 Fall/Winter Collection

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Estevan Oriol originally began his career in the entertainment industry in the late 1980s. It was during this period that he made contacts which allowed him to adequately express his vivid range of emotions and experiences. His ability to capture...

Upper Playground 2007 Fall/Winter Collection

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San Francisco based Upper Playground began in 1998 and has become an important player in the development of the street art movement. Aside from their own Upper Playground line, they are also constantly in works with popular artists to showcase ta...