2 posts tagged "Coca-Cola"
Nigo, the Japanese designer behind A Bathing Ape and Human Made, had a prized red leather Coca-Cola jacket as a kid. “Coca-Cola has been an inspiration of mine since I was a boy [in the eighties] and got in on the Coca-Cola yo-yo craze,” he said. Now he’s translating that fondness for “the real thing” into a capsule collection. Launched in collaboration with the soft-drink company and the Japanese retailer Beams, the collection takes inspiration from early twentieth-century workwear and features a sweatshirt, a coverall jacket, a work shirt, T-shirts, and jodhpurs stamped with the company’s logo—the 1910 vintage. And in the name of historical authenticity, the pieces are sewn with the traditional stitches of the era.
Coca-Cola x Human Made x Beams is available in the U.S. at RSVP Gallery and online at shop.beams.co.jp.
Winehouse Collection Continues, Nemcova Reveals Her Wedding Dress Designer, Richard Nicoll Teams With Technology, And More…
Amy Winehouse’s collections for Fred Perry will continue, WWD reported today. When the singer died last month, Fred Perry hit the “pause” button on the collection, but the Winehouse family would like the remaining two collections she created to be released. [WWD]
Model Petra Nemcova isn’t keeping her wedding dress designer a secret. The bride-to-be, who will marry actor Jamie Belman next June, revealed she will walk down the aisle in Marchesa. [Vogue U.K.]
Uniqlo has partnered with Barbie and Disney, and now the Japanese retailer has joined forces with another all-American brand: Coca-Cola. For their eighth annual UT Grand Prix, contestants can create T-shirt designs inspired by Coke for a winning prize of $10,000. The top ten designs will be sold in Uniqlo stores worldwide this fall. [Hint]
London-based designer Richard Nicoll is on call with Vodafone. The cell phone company will sponsor his next two runway shows, and they are collaborating on a new accessory that “fuses technology and cutting edge design.” [WWD]