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Moncler Genius, Reese Cooper Reserve, Many Fantasies Later, and 77Type*BETA
Moncler debuted a new vision for the Genius Division with an immersive event called "The Art of Genius." The show was held during London Fashion week showcasing a variety of partnerships with global brands and personalities while pushing the boundaries of art and design through the Moncler lens. Notable collaborators included Pharrell Williams, Mercedes-Benz, Palm Angels, FRGMT, Salehe Bembury, and Rick Owens.
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RCI Reserve—A new project from Reese Cooper that up-cycles unused fabric, zippers, snaps, ribbing, and hardware from sampling and production cycles of past collections into new ideas. RCI Reserve won’t use fabric for its original purpose or develop new patterns. A natural canvas patch pocket is incorporated on every piece and the label is filled in by hand on completion day. Showcased at their New York pop up along a series of collaborative footwear with the outdoors company, Merrell.
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For those already following skiing, The Bunch needs no introduction. For the uninitiated, in the early 2010s, a cluster of Swedish friends, united by their love for skiing and collective creativity, created The Bunch. They utilized urban landscapes and embraced the challenge of maneuvering non-traditional settings as a catalyst for creative solutions. The Bunch's reputation for innovation and enjoyment on the slopes has had an immense influence on the sport, developing a style of skiing that is recognizable world wide. Their latest movie, Many Fantasies Later, stands as another testament to their innovative tendencies. The award winning film is a more than a showcase of seemingly impossible skiing, but also a world class example of cinematography, art direction, and sound design. If you find yourself yet uninterested in Skiing, but a fan of digital media or sweeping landscapes, Many Fantasies Later is the perfect starting point—a visually stunning, beautiful expression of what skiing feels like.
77Type*BETA is now live. A small offering of typefaces I’ve been working on over the years. I hope to build a full functioning type foundry that is geared toward serving the outdoors industry—providing the typographic solutions for athletes, small brands, ski collectives, and running groups to have a unique, bespoke approach. Licensing available through my personal site.