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Virgil Abloh Sets a New Course for Luxury With Mercedes-Benz Collaboration

Initially teased back in July, “Project Geländewagen” — a first-of-its-kind collaboration between Mercedes-Benz and Virgil Abloh — has finally been unveiled. Working with Mercedes-Benz Chief Design Officer Gorden Wagener, Abloh has designed an artistic model of the iconic G-Class, which celebrated its 40th birthday last year. As owners of a G-Class car themselves, Abloh and Wagener used their personal experience when considering how Mercedes-Benz designs could be seen in a new light. Their aim was to drive luxury away from a polished and flawless aesthetic, instead creating something that was more raw and natural. The exterior of the car arrives in a clean white to emphasize its silhouette, all the while laying its construction methods bare and celebrating the handcrafted imperfections that make it unique,...

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Levi's x SOL-SOL Capsule

After teaming up with Supreme to produce a headline-dominating joint Fall/Winter 2017 collection, Levi’s connects with rising South African brand SOL-SOL for its latest unique project. Combining SOL-SOL’s mission statement and graphic motif “DESTROY TODAY” with the classic Levi’s denim designs, the two brands serve up a lean collaborative effort that introduces two new versions of an iconic all-denim outfit; with a pair of trucker jackets and the timeless 501 leading the way, Levi’s and SOL-SOL deliver a small run of essentials that boasts function and form. Most notably, this South African creative endeavour is also the first of its kind from Levis. To present their pieces, SOL-SOL and Levi’s headed to the latter’s manufacturing facilities in South Africa, allowing cameras to document the factory’s...

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Kanye West Fans Are Misinterpreting Cactus Plant Flea Market’s “Born Again ’19” Hoodie

Cactus Plant Flea Market just released their first drop of 2019, and it’s hard not to think that it’s a nod to Kanye West. As a means to the start of the new year with a “fresh start” that many hope for, CPFM opted to spread that message with the “Born Again ’19” hoodie with the caption “ye must be Born again”. With the mentioning of “ye” and the launch of the hoodie coinciding with Kanye’s first 2019 Twitter rant earlier today, which he re-embraces his love for Donald Trump and the MAGA hat, it’s easy to think that this is definitely a reference to him. West has been a topic of controversy this past year for his on-going support for POTUS, beefing with Drake, and much MUCH more. It’s safe to say, many fans...

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