Toronto-based label, Tro&Co, drops their new Summer ’15 collection this May. Featuring 7 new prints, the collection is accompanied by a cool, clean, and corky, Lookbook.
Check it out here: http://troandco.com/pages/summer-15-lookbook
Andy: Looking good as usual! I’m a little confused about the word “corky” in this context though, I can only assume this is another of those cases where I am finding myself disconnected from youth parlance!
Upstate New York designer lunchboxbrain has just released a new batch of designs as part of his Just My Type Vol. 2 collection. The six designs, which are available exclusively at his Society6 shop, are inspired by lunchboxbrain’s love of typography and hand lettering. The designs can be purchased on a number of different items including t-shirts, poster prints, phone cases and more.
Watch lunchboxbrain’s promo video for Just My Type Vol. 2 here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OsVGEmKVcQs
Andy: Love that High Five design, be sure to check out the shop since it’s all good stuff in there.
Baseball season is here and Pipiripau (p-p-d-pow) launched their very first Dodger Blue themed tees $29 and tanks $24. The gear is available at their online shop for a limited time at Pipiripau.com
Andy: I always like what Pipiripau bring to the table and I’m happy to say that today is no different.
We just released 9 NEW SHIRTS in our store this week, all new shirts are with 20% limited time discount. Hope you enjoy our new Story Tees.
Andy: I always enjoy new designs from Flying Mouse, it’s interesting how they can be crossing genres and style yet still maintain a cohesive feel to the shop.
The Chosen Few is an independent street wear brand from the UK, unofficially based in London as well as Portsmouth. Being one of the new kids on the block doesn’t faze the brand who are almost a year strong in the clothing industry. The Chosen Few or TcF for short aim to put a dent in the UK clothing scene with the release of their new line ‘Eli the TL’. One of the pieces from the new line has been worn by versatile Hellaturnt artist Kid Bracer in his latest Uk trap video Pandora 2.0. This new line features a black and white theme which comes off as simple but edgy like the ethos of the brand. The Chosen Few will launch Eli the TL collection online early this month. To keep updated with the official launch date follow the good people on their Facebook page, Twitter and Instagram.
Facebook page: The Chosen Few
Andy: I had to google what ‘hellaturnt’ is and I still don’t know, I think I’ve reached a point where I’m now well out of touch with youth culture and a big part of me doesn’t really mind!
I’d like to share with you our blog about our new T shirt. I wanted to get it out before 4th of May for the anniversary the death of MCA from the Beastie Boys. And of course to tell you about the discount code. Hope you like, even if you’re not a fan.
Andy: Thanks for the submission!
Editions SP15 is a mini collection focused around discovering new states of mind.
See and pre-order the collection in full detail.
Andy: What an unusual idea for displaying a lookbook, I like it!
We are excited to release our brand new M A D E custom hand letterpress tee. Made is the core idea of our brand & product craftsmanship. The M A D E custom hand-letterpress tee is a simple endorsement of well crafted products made in the USA. Each shirt was individually hand stamped using 1940’s vintage wood type blocks. The unique part is each shirt lettering may vary in darkness of coloring & spacing. Our goal was to create a real world industrial style tee. The lower hem of shirt is hand sewn with our workshop approved tag. Lastly each shirt come package in a 10×14 inch drawstring burlap bag. For a limited time receive 10% off use discount code made10 @ checkout!
Andy: These guys never release a lemon do they?
Bridge & Burn — Portland based clothing brand has just launched their new Wind & Water T-Shirt Series. These super soft tees for men and women are sewn to custom specifications in San Francisco. Find it at www.bridgeandburn.com
Andy: Very nicely done indeed, I’m not too hot on the surfer shirt but if you’d ever seen me on a board you’d understand why.
Hey Andy. It has been a while since you have last heard from us, but we were busily working on our totally new website!
We also were working on some new designs (LOVE OF MONEY, CAN OR CAN’T, PIGEONS LOVE NY) & products too (caps, bracelets, keychain, etc).
Please check out our new products and let me know what you think. Cheers my friend!
Here is the link to our brand new site —> http://randomobjects.net
Andy: It’s really great that Anthony sent in this submission because I’d been meaning to write up a post all week but everything has been disrupted recently (power outages, telephone poles being replaced, Grandmas that need taking out to lunch) and I didn’t get around to it. I don’t think there’s another brand I’ve ever written about where I want to wear as many of their items as Random Objects, I think they just mash very well with my personal style, to the point where even I, someone with 300 tees in the closet, is tempted to put an order in. Can’t fault the new site either, puts everything you want to see front and centre and let’s the clothes do the talking.
Tostadora is an online marketplace to customize unique and original products! With over 135,000 original designs created by independent artists around the world, you have the opportunity to customize your unique T-Shirts among other products from a selection of over 22 styles of T-shirts, as well as hoodies and iPhone cases.
The 4th of May, or rather the “May the Fourth” is the Star Wars day and Tostadora is showcasing some of their best Star Wars designs at 15% off! By simply using the code STARWARSDAY you receive 15% off any T-Shirt, hoodie, iPhone case, or tote bag on Tostadora.com.
Be quick! The offer lasts only on the 4th of May.
Andy: As much as I like the designs, I have to wonder what the legal status is of them selling Star Wars images with few alterations, not that it seems to be clamped down on much these days.
New collab editorial shoot featuring the precious Love Birds and Kanye/Paris Lines by Babes & Gents and some pieces from the upcoming Black Label Season 1 Collection by ZARGARA
Check out all the pictures + Mixtape here: http://babesngents.com/pages/andrea-mcleod-x-kill-613-x-babes-gents
Andy: These guys always have the coolest lookbook images.
California Cut is a new brand launching in Ventura, a beautiful coastal town in Southern California. We are following a simple formula: Original designs hand-printed in-house on authentic high-quality made in USA T-shirts so that you look good and feel comfortable. Our small operation flexes some serious design muscle and having our own production facility allows us to experiment and develop great print techniques. We are influenced by streetwear fashion, surf culture, pop art, and nature.
The artist brings 18 years of commercial art experience from videogame art development, visual effects for motion pictures, television, and feature animation. The business partner is a former project manager at a Los Angeles design studio. We also happen to be married to each other.
Andy: Well designed and well priced, one of my favourite combos!
So there was this Big Hero 6 competition on Threadless and from it emerged 15 worthy challengers. We now have a week to get as many views, shares and sales to decide who will be the big (hero) winner! This is my entry to the competition which hopefully does a good job of showing how great the film was. If you agree then maybe pop on over to the site and grab yourself one. There are also loads of other really cool designs in the competition too! And they’re all available in mens, women and kids sizes!
Andy: I keep meaning to watch this movie but never get around to it. That means I don’t understand this design, but it sure does look pretty.
Paw Addict is here, all brand new for the pet lover in you. Its all about the pets here, that faithful furry friend til the end. Our trademark “5 heart paw” started it all. It all came about with our kooky animated character Vudog, which is not really an apparel brand but we do sell some goofy T-shirts. In selling our shirts at big events Like Comic Con and pet advocate shows, we found a real strong attraction to our “5 heart paw” design by our female customers.
So we decided to get to work with full focus on apparel for the pet lover. Paw Addict just launched and kicks it off with 22 female designs. We’ll be mostly female focused, but sure we’ll be doing some male and kids stuff too.
Andy: Considering how I tore into Vudog when they first submitted to HYA it’s surprising they came back for more. Looking at the Vudog site though I can see they’ve made a lot of improvements and smoothed out the rough edges that had me concerned in the first place. You can tell that Paw Addict has benefited from the experiences gained with the first venture as it is a much more complete looking brand from the outset.
Our new collection is in! This time around we’re showcasing not one nor two but FIVE new designs from five new independent artists we are proud to have in our Artteest family!
First and foremost, we would like to introduce you to our featured design for this new collection – The Smoking Men by Rizal Paperbaghead. With his unique style of hand drawing and amazing details, this design of his illustrates the different types of “smoking” in the modern world. Get the T-shirt here: http://artteeapparels.com/smoking-man
“Roboster” by AlFatah. An illustration of a robot for your cute and unique style. Simple yet catchy. Get the T-shirt here: http://artteeapparels.com/roboster
“Tarik Upih” by Fadhil Zubir. The idea is simple – to combine two different culture, Malaysian traditional game and modern comic superheroes. Get the T-shirt here: http://artteeapparels.com/tarik-upih
“The Funeral” by Naiara. A beautiful piece of art showing two animals with a cold and dark forest background from a talented designer all the way from Spain. Get the T-shirt here: http://artteeapparels.com/the-funeral
“Let’s Go Exploring” by Adi Fitri. Everybody’s favourite galaxy guardian duo drawn in style of everybody’s backyard exploring duo! A beautiful homage to everybody’s spirit of wonder and inner-child. Get the T-shirt here: http://artteeapparels.com/lets-go-exploring
All designs are available at http://www.artteeapparels.com
Andy: I have to admit this is one of the times I wish the submission system allowed for 5 pictures to be uploaded since it’s a little silly to be promoting 5 designs but you guys only get to see 3 of them. Cool looking designs, and it’s not often that we have a Malaysian brand on the site!
Hey guys, we’re a men’s streetwear brand in Los Angeles.
Fusing street fashion with high-end fashion, we focus on interesting silhouettes, quality, and honest price points.
We just released our S/S’15 collection. You can check it out at WinterLotus.com and use the code ‘SMOG‘ for 10% off
Andy: Not the kind of thing I’d wear since I’m 30 and not cool, but a couple of weeks ago I was on a night out with people who haven’t yet had their hopes and dreams crushed (aka “people under 25″) and they’d have liked this.
Solitary was born from the love of all things space. It is an attempt to contribute to humanity’s future in space by inspiring with design and helping people represent what they believe in. Solitary shirts are ethically made, printed and shipped from Los Angeles, California.
Andy: I really like the concept and style of these designs. I’m sure it will come as no surprise that I would like to see the real shirts instead of the mockups, but even I’m getting bored of having to say that several times a week, maybe other people don’t care about it as much as me.
Da SNOB Clothing. is an independent brand based out of the Atlanta GA, that offers quality goods. By combining original classic design with quality hemp tees, Da SNOB Clothing strives to produce classic, timeless pieces some are released in limited quantities. Since 2005 we have been heavily involved with ATL’S underground sub culture. From years of inhaling & graffiti tagging, to cutting hair and Disc jockeying, Da SNOB Clothing Embodies a lifestyle and has been 8 years in the making. Our brand represents the 420 culture, back packers and everything in between. So if you’re down with KB3, your down with Da SNOB Clothing. Support Your independent brand.
Andy: There seems to be quite a large disconnect between the style of the shirts shown and how they describe the brand, I read the text first then looked at the tees and I was pretty surprised at what I saw. They’re also a bit lacking on making their brand the forefront of their website, the front page is mostly dedicated to the “top 10 stoner cartoon characters” which is fairly fun but doesn’t really tell me about them on the main page of the site, and then when you click on their About Us page you get auto-play music. To top it all off, none of these shirts are even available to buy because they are going to be running a Kickstarter campaign soon. I understand that brands are excited when they’re getting going but it makes no sense to submit your website to a place like Hide Your Arms when you don’t have anything for sale. Lastly, what is MiD?
Astraeus Clothing Co. are brand new UK based company who have just launched their first collection of 4 designs, inspired by old tattoo flash and car & motorcycle imagery.
Andy: I really like this style and I can’t see any weak points in their website so looks like a good launch to me, looking forward to seeing more from them.