The late American photographer Robert Mapplethorpe was equally comfortable in East Village fetish clubs and Upper East Side dinner parties. That dichotomy extended to his works, spanning both the shockingly profane and sublime, the latter exemplified by his languid still lifes of flowers from the 1980s. The images grace the front of a series of plain white tees from uniform experiment, featuring softly hued orchids, tulips, roses and calla lilies, with Mapplethorpe and uniform experiment branding printed in black type along the back. The collection is slated to drop at uniform experiment retailers on June 23rd.
Release Date: June 23rd, 2012 (Saturday)