To liven up the then humdrum culture of London urban fashion scene, as told by designers Sofia Prantera and Russell Waterman. They “invited” Silas Holmes, an enigmatic American and their alter egos, as the creative lead for their new venture, http://silasandmaria.com/” target=”_blank”>Silas and Maria. With “his” understanding of urban culture and all that are within modern Americana, Holmes quickly transformed the label into an up-and-comer within the international fashion circle.
This year, in commemoration of http://silasandmaria.com/” target=”_blank”>Silas and Maria (or simply called http://silasandmaria.com/” target=”_blank”>SILAS by most) 10th year anniversary and its ongoing popularity. The label is launching a series of special collaborations, including this messenger bag with UK-based http://michaellinnell.co.uk/” target=”_blank”>Michael Linnell. If Michael Linnell is unfamiliar to most, that is because it isn’t a fashion label. Instead, Michael Linnell is an actual mailroom & postal supplies manufacturer. And for the last 30 years, its been the official supplier of postal carrier gears for the http://royalmail.com/” target=”_blank”>Royal Mail of England. Based of the Michael Linnell’s satchel, a SILAS’ logo replaced where the “Royal Mail” imprint should on the large reflector stripe. Additional reflective stripes can be found on the both sides of the bag. Come in dark brown or blue and retails for JP¥ 19,950 (~US$ 190) at Japanese online retailer http://zozo.jp/shop/dedue” target=”_blank”>DEDUE within the http://zozo.jp” target=”_blank”>ZOZO shopping network.
http://zozo.jp/shop/dedue” target=”_blank”>> DEDUE [ZOZO]
http://silasandmaria.com/” target=”_blank”>> SILAS (Silas and Maria)
http://michaellinnell.co.uk/” target=”_blank”>> Michael Linnell’s Mailroom Supplies
http://freshnessmag.com/v4/2008/06/20/silas-x-reebok-npc-ii-silas-10th-anniversary/” target=”_blank”>> Freshness: SILAS x Reebok – NPC II – SILAS 10th Anniversary Edition
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