Just today, Uniqlo has unveiled its latest collaboration with artist KAWS their with posts on instagram. The artist teams up with the brand for a collection of T-shirts, featuring his signature Companion character which will be available in various colorways.
Brian Donnelly or more popularly known as KAWS is appointed for a collaboration for Uniqlo's UT T-shirt line by his fellow artists and friend, NIGO who is UT's director for Uniqlo. And this is a big news as the 42-year-old artist’s artworks are known to be exhibited in some of the world’s most popular museums and galleries. Commenting on the new collaboration, Kaws said, “I have always enjoyed working in different medium, whether it be plastic toys, painting, bronze sculpture, or graphic design. UT is a cool canvas for making my artwork available to people virtually everywhere. I have enjoyed working with the Uniqlo team whose enthusiasm is unparalleled. It is great to be part of the amazing UT platform of my friend and fellow artist Nigo.”
Scheduled to arrive this spring, the offering will be highlighted by original artwork from the renowned Brooklyn artist by celebrating UT’s fusion of fashion with authentic pop culture. The new KAWS collection can be further previewed at uniqlo.com/us/utkaws.