Fashion designers Marc Jacobs, Karl Lagerfeld and Alber Elbaz were recently on hand at Colette to stand side by their Simpsons styled cartoon versions. Prior to the release of The Simpsons movie, various portraits were created blurring the line between the real world and cartoons. Each portrait featured the aforementioned designers together with The Simpsons family in various fashion settings. The illustrations were created by none other then Matt Groening with Julius Petite in charge of the artwork. The pieces are featured in the August 2007 issue of Harper’s Bazaar magazine.
Premium sneaker cleaner solution Jason Markk recently created a special repackaged premium cleaning kit for UNDFTD. The Jason Markk for UNDFTD package was extensively reworked to reflect UNDFTD’s unique style. The exterior box is emphasized by a matte black color while the 8 oz. Premium Sneaker Solution has been altered to a smoke gray color. The included blacked out wood brush was given the laser treatment to reflect the special collaboration. Those unable to make it to an UNDFTD store on Saturday, August 4th can purchase the kit online at Jason Markk on Saturday, August 11th.
The relationship between athletic lifestyle brand and Japanese denim brand have extended in the upcoming season with this latest update to the Puma x Evisu: “True Love Never Dies” Collection. This line of black denim is sheen treated resulting in a nice glossy look. An iconic black on black formstripe is seen on the back pocket. The womens models include an exposed heart on the front pocket while the mens version features a dagger hidden away under a watch pocket flap. The symbolism denotes that often women are willing to expose their true emotions and let them be publicly known, while men are less open to displaying their true emotions and only display them at certain times.
London’s footwear boutique Foot Patrol recently captured their iconic gas mask logo in the form of a keychain. These keychains which come in brown or black are limited to only 20 pieces for each color. They’re currently on sale at Foot Patrol.
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Danish label Wood Wood has taken their love of cycling to the next step with the introduction of their very own team cycling outfits. Various former professional riders and close associates of Wood Wood will represent Wood Wood while partaking in their leisurely rides. Only 30 pieces have been created. Judging by the pictures, matching shorts and beanies were also created as well.
A throw back to the days of Woodstock and the popularity of psychedelic prints comes this latest collection of Vans sneakers. The two models featured here are the velcro Prison Issue and the classic Slip-On. However it is rumored that there will be other models with the same graphics. Each sneaker features a barrage of vibrant colors and symbols from the late 1960’s such as flowers, peace signs and hearts. Check your local Vans dealer for these sneakers.
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