Ksubi, an Australian streetwear model, has launched a brand new artistic artist program known as Clean Canvas meant to offer a platform for up-and-coming artists from totally different mediums and supply them with a “clean canvas” to inform their story.
For the inaugural launch, the model is partnering with Wasabi, a Buffalo, N.Y.-based artist recognized for his pop iconography. Wasabi, whose actual title is Ahmad Johnson Jr., turned recognized for Wasabi World, a 500-piece attire assortment launched in 2017 that provided his interpretation of ‘70s punk tradition.
His collaboration with Ksubi consists of two T-shirts and a hoodie from Ksubi’s basic 4×4 vary, that includes the artist’s signature graphics.
“To associate with a model like Ksubi is a giant deal,” Wasabi stated. “The truth that I’m the primary Clean Canvas artist is even greater. I’m thrilled for the style and artwork neighborhood to expertise my work with Ksubi.”
The T-shirts will retail for $120 and the hoodie for $195. They’re accessible at Ksubi shops in New York, Los Angeles, Miami, Chicago and London, and on-line on the model’s web site. Bespoke one-of-one items personalized by Wasabi may also be accessible on the Ksubi New York retailer.
“Ksubi has an extended historical past of partaking with rising artists,” stated Craig King, chief government officer of the model. “Clean Canvas is the following step on this evolution, a extra formal strategy giving the artist the platform to focus on their distinctive abilities while getting their designs into the market.”
Previously, Ksubi has partnered with artists together with Slawn, Hidji, Dntwatchtv and Slumpy Kev. The plan is to proceed this initiative with different artists sooner or later, however no additional particulars can be found presently.