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!
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 11:07pmClutter Gallery is proud to bring a unique sales event to our collectors!
Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 3:04pmLast year, Takara made an amazing Transformer out of a pun, mashing up the big bad guy, Megatron, with Sega's 16-bit Mega Drive. And while it was nowhere near as punny, they followed it up with a Playstation-based Optimus Prime. But they stopped there.
Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 2:16pmIt seemed like KAWS was done with vinyl toys, and I don't think this really changes that, personally. But either way, you can snag six "new" Companions from Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth's online shop.