KAWS and MEDICOM TOY To Close OriginalFake Brand | Officially Announced

By - January 17th, 2013

KAWS and MEDICOM TOY To Close OriginalFake Brand | Officially Announced

Sorry to say this but its official folks, MEDICOM TOY and KAWS will be “killing off” the OriginalFake brand this year. Nearly a week after MEDICOM TOY uploaded a tombstone illusration inscribed with the name “OriginalFake” and touched off a firestorm of rumors, artist Brain Donnelly, better known as KAWS, released this official statement just minutes ago:

May 2013 marks the seventh year anniversary of OriginalFake, and it is at this time that Medicom Toy and I have chosen to close the shop and company. It’s been an amazing opportunity to work with Medicom Toy on this project as well as working with Masamichi Katayama of Wonder Wall to create the interior of the shop and Konno of Nexus7 who’s incredible talent really added sophistication to the clothing that we produced. I really want to thank the staff in production as well as in our shop. If you ever entered our shop you already know how awesome they are! I would also like to thank all the companies that collaborated with us, your friendship and support has always really meant a lot, and to everyone who has supported OriginalFake,THANK YOU! and I hope to see you all in the next chapter! #kaws #originalfake

KAWS and MEDICOM TOY To Close OriginalFake Brand | Officially Announced

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