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OriginalFake KAWS Companion Resting Place Vinyl Figure Black | Release Reminder

Originally part of the Grey + Black Pack released last weekend in Tokyo, the Black Version of KAWS’s Companion “Resting Place” Vinyl Figure from OriginalFake will finally be available stateside today. A gesture to mark the end of an era as OriginalFake, the trendsetting lifestyle brand started … READ MORE

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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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mastermind JAPAN x OriginalFake – Collaboration T-Shirt

In a surprising coincidence, mastermind JAPAN and OriginalFake have collaborated with each other in their last collection before closing their respective brands. The bold print graphic of this t-shirt looks somewhat somber, as to say their last farewell together. Special Product Design curated this project, and these … READ MORE

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OriginalFake – KAWS Companion “Resting Place” Apparel Collection

Although their sudden announcement of ending their brand is sad news for fans, it seems OriginalFake will make this last collection as memorable as possible. Without a doubt, these Companion illustrated garments will definitely be missed in the years to come. Marking the last of the series, … 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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HAVEN – “Land of the Rising Sun: HAVEN in Tokyo” | Video

Tokyo is the epitome of the ever-evolving city that never sleeps. From larger than life retail stores to niche back alley eateries, the capital city of Japan never ceases to amaze its visitors and inhabitants. Canadian select store, HAVEN, flew across the Pacific Ocean to indulge in … READ MORE

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OriginalFake – Spring/Summer 2013 Collection

Following the announcement that OriginalFake is closing up shop in May 2013, the brand presents what amounts to its swan song in the form of the Spring/Summer 2013 collection. The assortment contains few surprises, featuring a range of wardrobe essentials all adorned with KAWS‘ signature embellishments. In … 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