One common misconception regarding any form of collaborations is that the end result must not only convey clearly the brand identities of the 2 or more collaborators, but that it must encompassed in complexities and ideas. Of course, such course is absolutely unnecessary for any collaborations. Case in point, the joint project between XLARGE and entertainment giant Disney. Inspired by scenes from “The Petshop”, a 1933 animated short which featured 2 icons: Mickey Mouse and King Kong. The X-Disney T-Shirt also features the 2, with exception that Mickey Mouse is visible as the foreground while King Kong and a distressed victim he’s holding only appear as a shadowy silhouette.
A collaboration with a simple, straight forward idea, yet the brand identities of both XLARGE and Disneys came through clearly. The t-shirt, limited in quantity, is currently available at XLARGE retail store in Los Angeles and its online store.