Brand: Tetsuya Nakamura x Hajime Sorayama x weber
Key Pieces: Hajime Sorayama's futuristic take on Botticelli's “Birth of Venus” makes the long sleeve tee an instant grail.
Release Date: June 1
Buy: Extremely limited editions are available at 2G Tokyo.
Editor’s Notes: To celebrate the relocation of the famed Tokyo art gallery Nanzuka, two of the most exciting artists in its stable have teamed up on a commemorative “bootleg” collection.
Tetsuya Nakamura and Hajime Sorayama have joined forces on an extremely limited three-piece capsule that will be available to purchase at 2G Tokyo on Tuesday, June 1.
Inspired by the archive "test print T-shirt" owned by weber, the collection adopts an "official bootleg" theme. The first T-shirts feature a "SKY MOUNTAIN" design on the front and "Sorayama" text on the back, alongside a T-shirts with Sorayama's “Birth of Venus” design.
On the long-sleeved T-shirt, Nakamura's iconic graphic was intentionally placed as if it were a test print with a "test print." Tees are available for approximately $150 while the long sleeve tees cost approximately $240.