For COMME des GARCONS founder Rei Kawakubo, a relationship with the quintessential swimwear makers Speedo represented a perfect marriage of swimwear tech meets CdG’s world renowned design aesthetic. The collection includes both offerings for men and women including accessories, with the full collection available for viewing at Speedo. The collection is currently available at select COMME des GARCONS stockists.
Insa recently opened his “Buy My Love” exhibition at Glasgow’s Recoat Gallery. Doing it like no other, Insa incorporated his trademark palette into a series of PVC and mural works. Much of his work referenced a fresh bout of sexuality he has now made his norm.
Source: mashKULTURE, Insa
A full view has surfaced regarding the upcoming Reverse Jam collaboration between store Leaders 1345 and Reebok. The original preview offered a simple peek at speckled laces which can now be seen further onto the midsole. The multi-colored specks and embroidery are definitely evened out by the plain gray upper. Colors seen within Chicago’s transit train lines are the reason behind the multi-colored sneaker. A map of the Chi-town transit system is seen within the translucent sole. Two different models will differentiate the South (red line) and North (blue line). Look for these to hit in April.
The queen of the adult entertainment industry, Jenna Jameson, has teamed up with Zoo York for a limited edition skate deck. Here we have is the ad for it. The ad crated by davidandgoliath has characters from the Karma Sutra books engaged in sexual activities with a skateboard. Pretty cool if you ask me.
Source: I Believe in Advertising, mashKULTURE
The latest feature from the Japanese online lifestyle magazine, Honeyee, is the TT + TKO Project. Sponsored by Audi, Honeyee has interviewed five creators from the Japanese scene including an architect, a musician, a fashion designer, a calligrapher, and a music producer. The interviews talk about each person’s unique relationship with the city Tokyo as well as other subjects such as the internet, magazines, products and more. The first interview with tastemaker Hiroshi Fujiwara is up so you can check it out here. (Unfortunately it’s in Japanese)