The menswear pressure is powerful with these new threads.
Star Wars is extra well-known for giving the world lightsabers, Darth Vader, and Ewoks than its affect on the style world, however there is not any denying the epic sci-fi franchise has influenced various designers. Kanye West’s first two Yeezy collections got here with a shade palette straight out of Tatooine. One of Nicolas Ghesquière’s most well-known designs throughout his time at Balenciaga had been some extraordinarily C-3PO leggings. Rick Owens is the king of Obi-Wan-esque drapey layers. The Rodarte sisters put the Death Star on a night robe. And now, Rag & Bone is mining the franchise’s aesthetic universe for a model new badortment.
Coinciding with the discharge of the newest Star Wars movie, The Last Jedi this December, the N.Y.C.-based label is releasing a restricted version lineup that nods to the franchise’s purposeful, futuristic model however steers clear, very away from something resembling cosplay gear or fanboy merch. The concept for an “inspired by” badortment was initially hatched through the making of the Rogue One prequel, however actually got here collectively after R&B chief govt and inventive mastermind Marcus Wainwright labored with Luke Skywalker himself, Mark Hamill, for a brief movie for the model.
“The idea behind the collection was to create looks that felt inherently Rag & Bone, with subtle references to the films,” Wainwright says of the capsule for women and men and consists of outerwear, tees, sneakers, and extra. “Rag & Bone is about sensible garments for actual folks, so we didn’t need the Star Wars references to be too literal. The followers of the movies will acknowledge these particulars, nevertheless it’s nonetheless Rag & Bone product that you’d know.” The most overt reference to the movies is maybe a black T-shirt with the silhouette of two X-wings in distinction white, whereas the opposite items nod to design components from Stormtrooper uniforms and pilot jackets to Kenobi’s hood, with out wanting like facsimiles of them. In different phrases, that is film merch you will need to wear down of the home.
It’s the second time Wainwright & Co. have produced menswear knowledgeable by the property. Their first, a one-of-one capsule was auctioned off for charity when The Force Awakens got here out. This time, nonetheless, extra followers of each the films and the model will even have an opportunity to take the products residence with them—however they will nonetheless must be fast. In this case, restricted portions truly imply restricted (solely 100 of every had been produced) with the 4 T-shirt designs (together with Wainwright’s favourite Stormtrooper-inspired graphic tee, above) rolling out one a day from December 1st via 4th.
The Rag & Bone x Star Wars badortment will likely be offered in key rag & bone shops in addition to www.rag-bone.com and shopdisney.com beginning 12/1
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