French online magazine/store BKRW are celebrating their 1st Anniversary in fashion with the collaboration of a pair of sunglasses with Hong Kong brand NSBQ (Ning Si Bu Qu). These sunglasses are rumored to be one among many upcoming collaborative projects for BKRW.
Only 50 pairs of sunglasses will be produced. The Black Rainbow store in Paris and a secret Hong Kong location are the only two spots releasing these sunglasses. The sunglasses are themed after two unique entities; the color purple represents Black Rainbow while the shmagh pattern represents NSBQ. Together the two form a monogram pattern which will be marked with a wooden box and numbered temples. September 11th will mark the release of the sunglasses with an event by MC Syan in the works.
French fashion magazine, Jalouse has ended off summer with their latest issue featuring a cover done by artist KAWS. Inside the pages of the August issue, you will find interviews with the aforementioned KAWS as well as a piece on Paris media agency La MJC creator Michael Dupouy. Check it out at newsstands that sell French magazines.
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Brand new Futura Laboratories products have hit retailers. Each release features extensive use of Futura’s trademark font on a series of trucker caps and t-shirts. The trucker caps include “Brains Not Brakes” while the two t-shirts include “Flagrant Flom” and “Smoke & Mirrors”. Check your local Futura Laboratories dealers soon for these products.
Alife has commissioned a special “LALIFE” t-shirt to mark the opening of Alife’s new location in the Fairfax neighborhood of Los Angeles. Fairfax now boasts an impressive array of shops such as Hall of Fame, Supreme, Diamond Supply Co. and The Hundreds among others. Aside from Los Angeles, Alife can also be found in Vancouver and New York City. Available now Alife LA.
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Art publication Arkitip has announced their latest accompaniment to their upcoming issue 42 which drops less then 2 weeks from now. Arkitip has designed a custom pair of driving gloves by enlisting the help of legendary F1 racing team Scuderia Ferrari Malboro and their equipment sponsor Puma.
The gloves will be included with each issue. In addition, issue 42 will be marked by a roster of Italian artists and will be released in conjunction with the Gran Premio d’Italia F1 race in Monza September 2007.
Address: via Tadino 30
I – 20124 Milano, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0229527729
Date: 7th of September 2007
Time: 8:00 – 11:00pm
Contemporary Japanese eyeglass makers tse tse has teamed up with Original Fake to create a co-branded set of eyeglasses. Tse tse pride themselves of the creation of eyewear for the “current” Japanese market. From an aesthetic view, the well recognized ‘X’ from Original Fake is featured all over the frame in a subtle fashion. The leather box itself also includes the Original Fake branding with two large X’s. The glasses have been released at select dealers.