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img_0029I have a bit of a t-shirt obsession so this is right up my street. And this is an interesting piece of marketing that again uses an art gallery context for showing off fashion/design this time by local designers creating limited edition t-shirts for aking (Cape based rock band).The t-shirts were displayed at the Kunst House recently and will be on show at Vide coffee shops for a month before being sold in Levis stores (as usual both of these brands are ahead of the curve when it comes to cool marketing).

Many thanks to Waldo of the Be Kind Collective for sending me the pics (his is the one with the crow).




As spotted over on PSFK. These rock. It’s a simple idea Head Hoods print someone elses head on your hoodie. Could be Marilyn, a Gorilla, Barack Obama or Elvis. Someone import them please?




Nick Berry (80s pop star) once sang that “every loser wins” how right he was at this year’s inaugural retail awards. I was disapointed to hear that Edgars has won the best male and female clothing store awards as voted by 1000 Gautengers. Guys, guys, guys you need to get out more. There is a whole world of retail delights out there and you choose Edgars!!! My experience of Edgars is of lack lustre staff too busy chatting to help people out, almost non-existent design and boring brands. The name is also so dreadful I think of some little Victorian dude with a dicky-bow. Maybe it’s just Cape Town Edgars that suck then? These guys also voted Menlyn the best shopping centre. Now Menlyn i’ve been to. But I don’t get it. Nothing wrong with the place but it’s the most average of malls in Pretoria. All I can say is i’m very very disapointed in you all and want you to really think about what you’ve done. Final thought on this: Germany actually voted Hitler into power (so that tells you something about the wisdom of the masses).

From Love Jozi. Quite.