• 'The Outsiders' Inspires TAGS WKGPTY and KUON's Boyhood-Inflected Collaboration

    22 days ago - By Hypebeast

    KUON and TAGS WKGPTY share more than a home base of Tokyo: the two labels' founders grew up together at the same school, translating boyhood experiences into a collection of collaborative apparel. Inspired equally by their own lives, Francis Ford Coppola's The Outsiders and Robert Frost's Nothing Gold Can Stay , the resulting apparel toys with text and pattern that almost reads more as homage to William Burroughs' Cut-Ups , but retains rooted in youth. Since its inception in 2005, TAGS WKGPTY has built its brand on playful text-based imagery, recently enlisting the Van Gogh Museum for...
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