Jade Purple Brown is a brillant Art Director/Graphic Designer based in Chicago. She specializes in brand image and graphic design for fashion, music, and art based brands. The young Art Director uses an unique mixture of vibrant colors, textures, geometric patterns in her digital artworks. The 1970’s playful embellishment and radical experimentation plays a big role in her work. You can also see her fashion background in a lot of designs well. We are definitely obsessed with it !
Check out Jade’s work over at http://www.jadepurplebrown.com
Photo credit: Carpe Momentum Media (http://www.carpemm.com/)
NOTE: Jade will be participating in Diaspora: The Art of Blackness exhibit Friday, July 10th, 2015 from 7-10pm at Harrington College of design in Chicago. Invited artist are encourages to use their medium of choice to depict their interpretation of the Black Experience in America. Jade will be showing a digital series called “Don’t Let Them Turn Your Color to Black or White”. It explores the human struggle between the inward experience, and the outward appearance.
London-born and Atlanta-raised songstress Abra unveils with us her second project of the year and self-produces called “ROSE”. She is allowing us for a full immersion in her minimalist 90s’s pop, R&B sound’s universe. Also shows her talents of beat maker since she has produced the whole album and the work is quite amazing.The tracks are fresh her vocals simply flow and lead you down and down… Listen to Abra cool melodies below:
She also unveiled the video for single “Roses”:
South Korean fashion label CRES E DIM proposes for this Spring/Summer 2015 season a minimalist and wardrobe. We so feeling this refreshing street-inspired collection called “Work, Play, Love”! That include crop tops and structured jackets, to relaxed long pants and outerwear with stripped puffy sleeves. The whole collection is available on http://www.cresedim.com
colette and ASICS once again join forces on “Dotty” in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Gel Lyte III. The pair is in reference pea covered leather with the logo of the Parisian concept store, combining blue and white colors signatures. Colette logo is found on the right side above the midsole and laces on aglets. This collaboration will be released Saturday, June 27th at colette and in some retailers, limited to 1990 copies.
Korean clothing brand LIFUL has found a reflection in women’s clothing elements. The summery pink and yellow color ways are modernized with contemporary pieces for their Summer 2015 collection. It include range of apparel items like basic T-shirts, layered tees, wide half pants, shorts and accessories like panama hats and caps. Look for the collection now in the brand’s webstore.
Chicago-born Punjabi-Indian rapper Shivani Ahlowalia aka “Alo Wala” is the sound of a new Europe, a new world, a new generation and a new way of thinking the other as belonging to a global networked society. At a time when the dancehall and hip hop cultures seized worldwide, Alo Wala is one of the lights of the movement. Alo Wala, meaning “light person” in a mix of Bengali and Hindi, is composed of the American rapper Shivani Ahlowalia, VJ Mad Es, and Julius Sylvest and Copyflex, both members of the Danish duo Copia Doble Systema! With the arrival in 2015 at the beginning of their new EP Enchufada Vibrate To Win, light is not ready to go out. Stream the Vibrate To Win EP below!
“Adidas Basketball” and the New York based brand “Life in a Perfect Disorder “working together and unveil their new capsule collection for” WOMEN ONLY” and it is HOT! In ultra futuristic inspiration, clothing offer original cuts while remaining in a sport spirit. Using various materials such as Neoprene, the mesh, mesh and leather, the pieces equip themselves with innovative technology materials. The collection includes t-shirts, parkas, jogging suits, caps, sweatshirts and shorts playing perfectly with the neutral tones and transparency. Zips, short styles, multiple layers, asymmetry … Find the entire collection: http://lpd-newyork.com
Norwegian footwear brand “Avvikk”, release their new lookbook for the upcoming A/W 15 collection ‘Tundra‘. Created in 2013, The new collection pushes the boundaries into a hi-tech approach with smooth, matt coated ‘rubber feel’ leathers, ‘steel satin’ crushed metallic fabric and glossy printed leathers that mix with new shapes and fastenings. Using luxury materials and hand finishing from the finest Italian producers, Avvikk maintains the highest integrity to all of our products; ensuring all pieces in our mens and womens collections – which often share common elements – evolve with the wearer, challenging the confines of mass consumerism. The collection will be available in September 2015 online at www.avvikk.com and selected stores worldwide.