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Fashion October, 21 2008

DC x Aaron Rose Artist Projects Collaboration | Aaron Rose Mid & Aaron Rose Parka

Introducing the Aaron Rose Mid and Aaron Rose parka jacket —the second installment of DC’s Artist Projects™ collaboration with influential artist Aaron Rose.

Rose’s Artist Projects™ shoe and jacket are inspired from his life’s influences and from the mod culture he discovered in his early teens. A key element of the mod aesthetic was the military parka (complete with patches), and the ‘60s desert boot inspired shoe that was re-contextualized through modern culture. Design inspirations for the simple suede mid top shoe stem from the desert boot style that was popular with bands throughout the ’60s. Available in classic black and wheat colorways, the mid top shoe’s interior is lined with plaid fabric and feature custom designed gum soles, and a repeating teardrop pattern with a single clear teardrop exposing a cork interior. The shoes are packaged in a custom shoe bag, along with a mini ‘zine and Rose designed box. The down fill parka jacket features signature patchwork, a removable fur hood, and custom printed taffeta lining.

The new Aaron Rose Mid is just as strong as the first release, coming in solid colors and with some nice details, these are just perfect for the winter.

The Rose Artist Projects™ shoes and parka are available now in exclusive sneaker boutiques worldwide.

Detailed images of both colorways of the DC x Aaron Rose Mid and the parka jacket follow after the jump.

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