New York Times Critical Shopper columnist Mike Albo takes a stroll through fashion designer Marc Ecko’s new Cut & Sew store in Chelsea to find the ultimate in hipster urban streetwear. He walks us through the store describing everything from what hung on the hangers to which emo music blared from the speakers. But we were most interested in what he had to say about the new Star Wars fashions Ecko created recently.
He is also obsessed with Star Wars and somehow wrangled a licensing deal with the franchise. A white T-shirt has a storm trooper head rendered beautifully in little appliquéd crystals, while a likeness of Yoda in green dots on a brown T-shirt looks warty and nauseating. Mr. Ecko lovingly explains his fetish in a long paragraph printed on the back inside collar: “It’s no secret I am a fan of all things Star Wars,” it reads. “Just when I am getting pop culture fatigue, I watch Star Wars.”
Read the full article here:
Loud and Dumb Never Looked Better (New York Times)
Read more about the Star Wars Cut & Sew line here:
Marc Ecko Designs New Star Wars Fashions
Be sure to check out our interview with Marc Ecko:
Marc Ecko: Outfitting Rebel Scum in Style