KIDSOFBROKENFUTURE, the new Future Renaissance collection

KIDSOFBROKENFUTURE, the new Future Renaissance collection

Collater.al Contributors · 3 weeks ago · Style

The fashion brand KIDSOFBROKENFUTURE born in Milan from Marta Sanchez and Elbio Bonsaglio – as we talked about here – is one of the most innovative in the industry in recent years.
It is mainly aimed at kids, or millennials and the Z generation, who want to build a different future than the one for which they are intended.
During the month of September, the brand launched its new Future Renaissance collection, which can be purchased on the official website and in selected stores.

The autumn-winter collection ’19/’20 approaches art with strong references to the Renaissance period that goes from 1300 to 1600.
This collection was created in collaboration with Nirvana Kamal, who provided the graphics for the development of the garments. The textures of the garments are made through a collage of Renaissance works opposed to symbols of modern/contemporary culture, obtaining a reinterpretation of the connection between the past and the present. There are many references to very famous works of art such as Magritte’s Lovers, Michelangelo’s David and more modern elements such as the film Pulp Fiction.

A point in favor of the brand is the importance given to the ecological aspect so much so as to use both organic cotton and nylon obtained from the recycling of plastic recovered in the Oceans. Each product approaches different styles and worlds and conveys different messages but they have the same ideal: the emancipation of young people and at the same time a strong provocation towards society.
The messages that want to be conveyed revolve around the responsibilities that we have in life, the idea that everything is achieved with our commitment, the identity, and uniqueness of each person and living with courage our diversity making it a point of strength.
The collection includes a wide range of products, each of which focuses on a specific theme.
The sweatshirts and jackets embody the pure and ethereal Renaissance beauty that meets with the eroticism and sensuality present in recent years. These two points of view merge to become a new icon of modern times while in t-shirts and trousers the concept is that of religion and sensuality. The brand’s collections are divided into three phases called “stages”. Future Renaissance belongs to the first and deals with the theme of denunciation and social criticism to all attitudes of inconsistency and indifference that have had a devastating effect on our past and that affect our daily future.
In the other two phases, the kids are given an important role, that is, the task of distorting this scenario through a revolution that can allow us not to be constantly conditioned by our past to better live our present and create a community that can then reach, at the end of this path, an awareness and a maturity.

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Text by Anna Cardaci

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Discover the Damien Hirst x Vault by Vans collection

Discover the Damien Hirst x Vault by Vans collection

Giulia Guido · 1 week ago · Style

After seeing the works of Van Gogh and Frida Kahlo become patterns and textures for Vans garments and sneakers, the American skate shoe company announced a collaboration with one of the most popular and talked about contemporary artists. This is how the Damien Hirst x Vault by Vans collection was created to celebrate art and to inspire nonconformists, with the participation of the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas

The capsule collection, which will be released on December 6 exclusively at Vault by Vans in New York and inside the hotel at 4321 Flamingo Road in Las Vegas, consists of 6 sneakers, 3 Sk8-Hi and 3 Slip-On, on which some of the works and elements characteristic of Damien Hirst, such as butterflies, colored dots, stains of color and skulls will be reproduced.

The artist, enthusiastic about the collaboration, commented: 

“It’s fabulous to be collaborating with Palms and Vans on this project. I’ve always loved Vans and the artwork works brilliantly on these shoes. I can’t wait for people to see them. It’s amazing for an artist to have the sort of freedom Palms and Vans have given me.

Discover the six sneakers in our gallery and stay tuned so you don’t miss all the next collaborations! 

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One Block Down and New Balance together for 850 drop out

One Block Down and New Balance together for 850 drop out

Giordana Bonanno · 3 days ago · Style

On Friday 22 November we took part in the trail experience organized by One Block Down and New Balance on the occasion of the launch of 850 e 850AT. The trail consisted of a one-and-a-half-hour hike to Mount Barro (also known as Mount Galbiate) and a climb to the summit, with an altitude of 922 meters.

30 guests were invited to the trail to test the potential of the 850AT shoe, a unisex trail-inspired model with a Vibram® sole that is durable for added grip, but which preserves a use primarily dedicated to urban life. Its design is inspired by the original 850 silhouette and features a breathable mesh upper with nylon fabric parts, the NB logo on the heel and unique lacing details. 

Due to the adverse weather conditions, it was decided to stop the hike at half altitude where, in addition to enjoying a spectacular 360-degree panoramic view, was presented the 850, a “chunky” sneaker with a slimmer design and road, introduced for the first time in 1996 and also remembered as the shoeless homologated to previous models, perhaps because it was designed by the youngest New Balance designer of those years.

Today, the 850 remains true to its heritage with an upper that includes mesh, leather and straps, the “NB” logo on the heel and a shaped tongue. The perfect mix in a single shoe for those who love the comfort and don’t want to give up the retro 90’s style of the “daddy’s shoes”.

The 850 AT is available from New Balance, One Block Down and selected retailers, while the 850 AT is available exclusively from OBD.

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Everything we know about Dior and Stüssy’s collaboration

Everything we know about Dior and Stüssy’s collaboration

Anna Cardaci · 3 days ago · Style

In recent years, in the world of fashion, has created a close relationship between the brands of high fashion and streetwear. In fact, there are many luxury brands that, in order to get closer to young people and street culture, have decided to create entire collections with clothing and accessories that meet the new needs of the market. Dior is no exception. For months there have been rumors that the French fashion house is planning a collaboration with Stüssy. Today, Tuesday December 3, on the occasion of Miami Art Basel, Dior will show the world, through a catwalk, the last winter exclusive collection for men that will be on sale online and in boutiques from 2020.

The news was announced by the haute couture brand with the publication of a post on its Instagram page and, later, through an interview with WWD, in which the artistic director of the men’s line, Kim Jones, told how he was interested in creating a collaboration with Stüssy, a brand that since he was fourteen years old, has always worn and adored.

The show will take place at the Rebell Museum of Contemporary Art on the eve of the official opening to the public of Art Basel, which this year will take place from 5 to 8 December.

The show marks the official return of Shawn Stüssy, who has been absent from the fashion market since he left the brand in 1996. The partnership with Stüssy represents a new street collaboration for Kim Jones – who already in the past, when leading Louis Vuitton, proposed a line with Supreme – and further reinforces the link between fashion and sport.

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DIESEL and the most expensive t-shirt in the world!

DIESEL and the most expensive t-shirt in the world!

Giulia Guido · 3 days ago · Style

Do you want a house for free? With DIESEL it’s possible, all you need is a T-shirt for just $1,049,000. 

It was November 2018, when the globally known Italian company and brand announced its entry into the real estate world and today, exactly one year later DIESEL, together with Bel Invest, is ready to sell the first apartments of its condominium in Miami. 

In the Wynwood district, one of the richest and most beautiful in the American city, from where you can enjoy both a wonderful view of the ocean and wide green spaces, the building signed DIESEL offers all the comforts, from the swimming pool to the gym, from a meditation room to an open-space used as an art gallery. 

For the official launch of this project, DIESEL has thought of a very original campaign that manages to keep the focus on the apparel entitled “The Condo T-shirts–The Most Expensive T-Shirts Ever“. In practice, 143 T-shirts have been made with the prints of the apartments for sale, which will have a cost ranging from $ 449,000 to $ 5,500,000. 

Actually the price is a bit high, but if we take into account that you will receive a free house we can consider the t-shirt literally free. 

The photo campaign created by the creative agency SMALL and photographer Hernan Corera will be presented today at Art Basel in Miami, while the t-shirts will be available from December 4 exclusively at the Diesel Wynwoon Condominium. 

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