Ah, collaborations! A tête-à-tête of brand name identities, a twisted story of two labels exchanging iconographies. However they’re now such a staple of trend that they’ve entered into cliche territory, hitting an existential deadlock. Nonetheless, they’re going nowhere, so what does it imply for 2 designers to make one thing…“collectively”?
A hilarious (and likewise superb) new pair of collaborative sneakers from Kiko Kostadinov and Kyle Ng’s Mind Useless gives a fairly nice reply. Ng did the left shoe, and Kostadinov did the proper. The ASICSport GEL-Fratelli: two mismatched sneakers, coming collectively.
Kostadinov is the Bulgarian-born, London-based philosopher-king of trend’s avant-garde; Ng is the spirited post-punk behind the beloved Los Angeles-based streetwear model Mind Useless. They’ve wished to work collectively mainly for the reason that second they met in Paris just a few years in the past. “We don’t actually have to speak about clothes loads, or trend,” Ng says of