Showing posts from January, 2018

COACH Wild Beast Camo Print

I'm a fan of camouflage, leather and a good sale. So this fits the bill perfectly (pun intended). I remember seeing the Wild Beast Camo when it came out and being very interested. I can't believe that was two years ago, or that I hadn't realised the creation was by contemporary artist Gary Baseman * until now.  Anyway, patience is a virtue and all that and now pieces from the collection are on sale online and in-store. The Half Zip Wallet that I was particularly fond of doesn't seem to be available anymore, s till there's the very affordable Card Wallet (below) and the sale also includes the larger Accordion Wallet and Pouch.  For those with a less stringent budget after something bigger still, the Manhattan Backpack, Metropolitan Slim Messenger, Campus Backpack (below) and Campus Pack are all 50% off.  Baseman's graffiti-inspired take on camouflage adds a graphic edge to all these pieces. As far as luxury brands  Coach  doesn't enjoy t

Fast And Furious By Chris Brand

Fast And Furious By Chris Brand Part Of The Saga Continues - Wutang RUN # 01978c If you've mistakenly clicked on this post hoping to read about the film franchise then you will be disappointed. This is about a piece by multidisciplinary artist and UGLARworks member Christopher Brand . I was introduced to Chris a few years back during a trip to LA, and remember being told at the time to keep an eye on his work. His tattooing, fine art and murals have garnered him the highest admiration from his peers and fans alike. He shares a studio in Los Angeles with Evan Skrederstu . I was fortunate enough to catch up with Evan on a recent trip to LA but more on that in another post. After having seen RZA and Mathematics at Rough Trade I was intrigued by the news of a related exhibition at Miami Art Basel for the " Wu-Tang:The Saga Continues " album. Even more so when I saw that Chris was not only doing a piece but also putting up a mural.  Progress clip from