Stampd and prepared for supply.
How does a Los Angeles-based menswear designer land a collaboration with a resort within the Maldives?
For Stampd’s Chris Stamp, that introduction was facilitated by the artist Daniel Arsham, who acted as Patina Maldives’ first visiting artist collaborator early final 12 months. What actually offered Stamp on the prospect was the Fari Islands resort’s dedication to ocean dialog, although its design and artwork, music and creativity sensibilities didn’t damage, both. The ultraluxe property is positioned on the biggest of 4 man-made islands and stretches throughout 42 hectares. Brazilian architect Marcio Kogan designed the 90 villas and 20 studios, the place friends can unwind with the assistance of the light-filled James Turrell Skyspace pavilion.
After jetting over to Patina Maldives final 12 months, the thought for an unique resort capsule assortment began to crystallize. Stampd teamed up with Evan Kwee, vice chairman of Capella Resort Group and head of hospitality and design for Pontiac Land, Capella’s and Patina’s father or mother firm.
The oceanic assortment options 11 kinds that shall be obtainable on the unique Patina Maldives as of Thursday. Key gadgets embody the $198 Patina deep sea v2 puffer tote, $118 trucker caps and the $198 Patina palm swim trunks. Stampd’s internet buyers will be capable of buy the vary as of Nov. 4, as will customers within the model’s Los Angeles retailer.
With 10 years in enterprise, Stampd has accomplished a number of collaborations throughout meals, lecturers and extra.
That is the primary trend tie-up that Patina has accomplished because it began welcoming friends in 2021. Guests may be capable of get a glimpse of Stamp’s design sensibility simply by taking a more in-depth have a look at the resort’s employees. He whipped up a particular T-shirt and tote bag for them that won’t be offered to others. Patina is already exploring talks for a second capsule with Stampd, in response to Luann Alphonso, Capella’s director of communications. Patina can be in dialogue with doubtlessly two different collaborations, which shall be introduced when they’re finalized.