Tag results for: Brian Donnelly

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OriginalFake – Wool Down Jacket

A hefty design to counter the tough winter weather ahead, the Wool Down Jacket by OriginalFake still includes the whimsical and luxe finishes loyal customers come to expect from the brand. Rather than a technical construct, the jacket features a shell of composite fabric of wool, cotton, … READ MORE

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OriginalFake – KAWS Astro Boy Vinyl Figure | Available Now

Liken to a modern retelling of Pinocchio, Osamu Tezuka‘s Astro Boy underwent a “KAWS style” transformation recently. Aside from his Snoopy ceramic cookie jar a few days back, Brian Donnelly (aka KAWS) also took the opportunity to style Astro Boy vinyl figure in the likeness of his … READ MORE

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KAWS x Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade – 40-Foot Long “COMPANION” Balloon | Preview

“I get hate mail because they sell out so fast” replied Brian Donnelly, also known as KAWS, when asked about his limited edition OriginalFake figurines. Tucked away among the countless stock quotes and corporate filings was one article out of the ordinary on today’s Wall Street Journal. … READ MORE

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OriginalFake – Fall 2012 Collection | October Delivery

This October delivery of OriginalFake‘s Fall 2012 collection features a couple of outerwear and distressed denim styles, plus a series of graphic tees imbued with a sardonic bent. The jackets take the form of a bomber-style Quilting Rib Jacket with a Goyard inspired monogram lining, along with … READ MORE

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OriginalFake – Astro Boy Vinyl Toy by KAWS

Osamu Tezuka’s Astro Boy has received a stylized makeover at the hands of OriginalFake and KAWS. This vinyl toy version of the manga character is morphed with KAWS’ signature Companion figure, which is itself a sendup of another iconic cartoon character, Mickey Mouse. The resulting design has … READ MORE

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Reserve Channel – “ARTST TLK” with Pharrell Williams: KAWS & David Salle | Preview

Reserve Channel‘s mission is relatively straightforward: it provides “once-in-a-lifetime access to some of the more extraordinary people and places life has to offer.” Two of those people are artists KAWS and David Salle, who will be the first guests for the new series “ARTST TLK” with Pharrell … READ MORE

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KAWS in Tokyo & NYC (1997) | Video

As part of VANS‘ “Throwback Thursday” feature, the brand spotlights this video shot back in 1997, depicting a fresh-faced Brian Donnelly, aka KAWS, in New York City as he applied his signature touch to his first ever NYC bus stop. Legend has it that KAWS turned to … READ MORE

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OriginalFake x Loopwheeler – Zip Hoodie

For the Fall/Winter 2012 collection, OriginalFake have worked together with Loopwheeler once again to produce some zip hoodies. Based on their staple silhouette, this OriginalFake version features some interesting details that give it a unique aesthetic. Firstly, there is the cross graphic printed on the underarm panel, … READ MORE

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OriginalFake x KAWS – COMPANION: Resting Place Apparel Collection

It seems KAWS is successful at all levels of creative endeavors, from large-scale artworks to smaller figures, an apparel line produced by OriginalFake to his commercial works in the print and music industries. Some of his most popular items are the COMPANION figures made in conjunction with … READ MORE

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KAWS – “COMPANION: Resting Place” Figure | Preview

After having been propped up in so many positions, COMPANION, artist KAWS‘ fabled caricature, will be resting for a brief moment. Introducing the COMPANION: Resting Place figure, the latest figurine from KAWS, featuring the dissected version of COMPANION lounging around. This item is scheduled to launch at … READ MORE

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OriginalFake – Fall 2012 Collection | Delivery 1

Canada’s Haven has just taken delivery of the latest drop from OriginalFake‘s Fall/Winter 2012 collection, featuring four individual styles of the brand’s logo tees plus a leather key holder in three colorways. The tees are made up of the following: Circle Teeth Companion, adorned with a graphic … READ MORE