Camille Walala x Labour of Love Kids Fashion Collaboration

Now unless you have been living under a stone, or maybe in some Amish community that has no electricity – you will have heard of the brilliant vlogger Mother Pukka. Now we know her and we like her. She is very very funny. And pretty. Actually, maybe we hate her? No, we are not that shallow. Anyway, I digress. On her hugely popular Instagram, she often seen posing in front of a rather striking graphic wall. Now that wall is why we are all gathered here today.

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The wall has been painted/muralised whatever by the amazing graphic artist Camille Walala. Camille Walala is a purveyor of powerfully positive digital print. A graduate in Textile Design from the University of Brighton, her namesake brand was established in East London in 2009, where she continues to live. Yes, she is one of those hipster-types and not only is she achingly generic doxycycline hyclate price cool – her work is off the charts cool.

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And now kids can get a piece of Walala action as she has created a capsule collection for Labour of Love.  It’s first brand in the UK to collaborate with Camille and they have taken her punchy signature prints and redesigned them onto their new range which is available for women, men and kids.

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TIGER X MISAKI KAWAI

Tiger stores are both the best thing, and the worst thing to happen to me. Best thing, as they are amazing for sourcing little somethings for going home presents (what did we EVER do before??) or stocking fillers or even cheap bribe gifts to encourage my kids to behave in some way. The worst as my kids don’t stop nagging at me to take them in-store to send their pocket-money that my husband always forgets to give them – but that’s a whole other story!

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So they have now given us all one more great reason to visit. They have collaborated with the brilliant Japanese artist, Misaki Kawai – well known for her contemporary and humorous pieces that adorn the walls of New York galleries including MoMA – to bring real art home to the people for practically pennies!

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From 29th April, visitors to Tiger stores will be met with a collection of quirky and colourful everyday items under the banner of “Play with Misaki Kawai”. Kawai, is known for her honest, unfiltered approach to art. She works with painting, music, sculpture and installations in materials such as fabric, fur, paper, wood and yarn.

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Her works are humorous, sincere and playful, and her collaboration with Tiger is an extension of her art. The collection is designed to capture the imagination of both kids and adults.

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For several years now, Tiger has been working on projects that give more people access to art. In 2015 Tiger published Yoko Ono’s art book “Conceptual Photography”. It was sold in all Tiger stores and by the Museum of Modern Art at the MoMA Store in New York and Tokyo.

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This collaboration is part of a bigger project, which will see Tiger work with more artists going forwards, including Turner prize-nominee, David Shrigley later in 2016.

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So I say get your pert little butts down to a Tiger store near you and stock up, for your home, for going home presents and of course – for bribes, AKA your sanity.

Petit Bateau X Jean-Charles de Castelbajac

Listen up – it’s collaboration heaven on the blog today with something for you, and something for your mini-me. It’s a riot of colour – actually, it’s a riot. I bring you Petit Bateau X Jean-Charles de Castelbajac. Look here…

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For those not familiar with Jean-Charles de Castelbajac, he’s the fashion designer nicknamed ‘King of the Unconventional’ and he is known for merging art and fashion worlds in his work. In fact, he considers himself an artist who expresses himself though fashion. Check out some of his couture pieces.

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