The READYMADE x Takashi Murakami link-up issues vintage jeans with a playful spin, courtesy of Murakami's iconic smiling motif, which most recently appeared in the artist's New Era collab.
It's hard to miss that cartoonish happy flower embroidered on the jean's front and backside in varying shapes and color options, which reminds you of DIY Murakami flower jeans seen floating around on the internet.
Though the READYMADE x Takashi Murakami may look like another random pair of customs, the craftsmanship of the trousers' flower button detail confirms these ain't DIYs.
The READYMADE x Takashi Murakami jeans boasts a column of Murakami flower metal buttons on the fly - making for an added subtle flex to an already-bold pair of jeans.
Skull rivets join the flower top buttons of the READYMADE x Takashi Murakami jeans, rounding off the trousers' solid trims.
There's no denying READYMADE's vibe for repurposed and eco-friendly garments. So, it should be no surprise that the collaboration's jeans are pre-loved gems with no one pair like the last — rare enough to make vintage denim enthusiasts salivate (Someone check on NIGO).
Due to the jeans' one-of-a-kind nature, the READYMADE x Takashi Murakami jeans are set to drop in extremely limited quantities — so minimal, Cherry Fukuoka is only releasing 20 pairs via its online raffle.
If the odds prove to be not in your favor with the drawing, you also catch the READYMADE x Takashi Murakami jeans at Zingaro's online store on May 16 at 8PM JST (7AM EST).