Tag results for: Brian Donnelly

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OriginalFake KAWS Companion “Resting Place” Vinyl Figure – Grey + Black | Release Reminder

Today marks the end of an era as OriginalFake, the trendsetting lifestyle brand started by MEDICOM TOY, Brooklyn-based artist KAWS, along with NEXUSVII, puts out what could quite possibly be its very last vinyl figure. Thus, it is quite fitting for the caricature to be Companion, one … READ MORE

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OriginalFake – KAWS Resting Place Companion Vinyl Figure – Black + Gray

Following up on the original piece that found his signature Companion figure in peaceful repose, KAWS and MEDICOM TOY are set to release new grey and black versions of the “Resting Place” Companion. The former is finished entirely in varying shades of grey and white, while the … READ MORE

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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 … READ MORE

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KAWS and MEDICOM TOY Planning To Close The OriginalFake Label | Rumor

While quite ambiguous, a simple illustration by KAWS touched off  a firestorm of rumors and second guesses. Along side a product preview for Spring/Summer 2013, the drawing features a tombstone inscribed with KAWS’ iconic “X-ed” signature, the name OriginalFake and the brand establishment year of 2006. Then … READ MORE

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OriginalFake – KAWS Boba Fett Vinyl Figure

Cue up John Williams’ Star Wars theme as OriginalFake unveiled its next vinyl figure, the KAWS Boba Fett. In similar likeness to infamous galactic bounty hunter with the additions of “X-ed” eyes and skull head like those on KAWS’ Companion figures, the special edition will be available … READ MORE

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OriginalFake – KAWS Woodstock Vinyl Figure | Release Reminder

In a true sense of the word “companion”, the tiny yellow bird that took up residence at Snoopy’s dog house recently gone through a “make-over”. Fashioned after artist KAWS‘ own Companion caricature, Snoopy’s best friend Woodstock is now vinyl collectable by MEDICOM TOY. Originally available as Christmas … READ MORE

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OriginalFake – 2013 New Year Items | From fragment design & KAWS Astro Boy

‘Tis the season for capsule collections and OriginalFake continues their New Year seasonal releases with the help of fragment design and Astro Boy. The collection is based on a range of KAWS-drawn t-shirts topped off with an Astro Boy Companion vinyl toy all set for an early … READ MORE

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OriginalFake – KAWS Woodstock Figure

Wherever Snoopy goes, Woodstock is guaranteed to follow him. Thus, when OriginalFake unveiled the “Joe KAWS” Snoopy Figure back in October, some intuitive customers may have predicted the additional release of this KAWS Woodstock Figure. KAWS customized the figure with obligatory crosses on its eyes and bones … READ MORE

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Pharrell Williams Lists Bachelor Pad In Miami For $16.8 Million Dollars

Is Pharrell Williams giving up his “Kidult” lifestyle? Not quite just yet. But the recently engaged musical megastar is giving up his bachelor pad in Miami for the price of $16.8 million dollars. Bought directly from the developer in 2007 for around $12.5 million, Pharrell spent several … READ MORE

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OriginalFake – KAWS XP Accessories Collection

Inspired by Goyard‘s chevron-like monogram, OriginalFake‘s XP Accessories Collection feature KAWS‘ signature “XX” pattern in the same overlapping design. The collection includes a 13-inch laptop case, a 15-inch laptop case, and a patterned seat cushion, all in cotton and/or nylon construct with embossed coating. Available in very … READ MORE

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KAWS on Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Balloon | Video

The more than 3 million people who attended the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade as well as the 50 million people who watched it on TV got an up close look at a 40-foot-long version at Brian Donnelly‘s most recognizable OriginalFake character, COMPANION. Commonly seen in 400% … READ MORE