Posted by marc February 23, 2016
KAWS x Uniqlo

Back in the day when KAWS produced art toys, he often collaborated with A Bathing Ape, which was founded by fashion designer Nigo. In 2014, Nigo became creative director of Uniqlo's UT sub-brand and apparently KAWS is following him to the budget clothing brand. They both published the above logo on their social accounts this morning, basically announcing a collaboration. Adding fuel to the fire, Black Rainbow has uncovered some possible t-shirt designs. It makes sense that KAWS would continue his relationship with Nigo, but doing so via Uniqlo is a weird choice. The former graffiti artist and toy designer often uses exclusivity and limited editions as a selling point, not to mention a high level of quality control - things not typically associated with Uniqlo. Does this seem like a wierd collab to you? Are you going to pick any of these up? Let us know in the comments!

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