Palace co-founders Lev Tanju and Gareth Skewis have spoke in detail about the unexpected collaboration between the skate brand and Polo Ralph Lauren. The range, which was first revealed via billboards in Tokyo. Speaking to Business of Fashion, Lev Tanju said that the billboards “tells you everything you need to know right there.”
Skewis also expanded on what he liked about the Ralph Lauren, saying “It’s the only brand that you can wear to a board meeting, a funeral and go to the football in — and all in the same day. We don’t want to rest on our laurels and do boring stuff; we want to keep it fun and exciting.”
Gareth Skewis also expanded on the brand’s approach to working with other brands. “Collaborations — it’s what people do now, it’s like seasons. For me and Lev, this is a massive moment for us and a real pinnacle.” The Palace x Polo Ralph Lauren collaboration is due to drop “imminently,” although there’s no word of an exact release date, it’ll likely be this month.
- business of fashion