Where form meets function

Business of Fashion recently sat down for an interview with Fergus “Fergadelic” Purcell, the man behind Palace Skateboards’ iconic “Tri-Ferg” logo, who recently collaborated with Marc by Marc Jacobs on the high-fashion label’s Fall/Winter 2014 collection. The artist candidly talks on topics as diverse as his background, his admiration of both subcultural iconography and mainstream corporate branding, and how he came to work for the high fashion MBMJ label.

“A lot of what is exciting about the language of t-shirts and what you’ve got on written on your leather jacket is that you’re into it — and that’s such a profound and liberating statement…One thing I know is that you’ve got to find your own voice. If you’re going to have a sellable asset, it’s that. That should be at the forefront of your mind. Get in touch with what you want to say.” 

Check out the full interview over at Business of Fashion.

Words by Alec Leach
Digital Fashion Editor

Alec Leach grew up in Brighton, England, but now lives in Berlin, where he leads Highsnobiety's digital fashion content.

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