After having given life, in recent months, to a series of collaborations with various brands and fashion companies, in these hours Dr. Martens has decided to create a capsule collection in which, on the iconic models 1460 and 1461, the works of Jean stand out -Michel Basquiat.
Jean-Michel Basquiat was a writer is American painter quite famous in the 80s. His works are still one of the most important today reference points of the graffiti American and in fact, together with Keith Haring, the young man was a real one spokesman of this movement, managing to carry it from the streets subways to art galleries.
His works really have revolutionized art of the time and after his premature death (he is also part of the “Club of 27”), it still continues to talk about him and ad get inspired tocultural heritage left by him.
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He knows it well Dr. Martens which, in these hours, has presented a capsule collection inspired by the works of the artist of Brooklyn.
Dr. Martens: the line inspired by Basquiat
Together with Artestar, agency of global license and creative consultancy it represents artists, photographers, designers and creatives of putting in connection theirs heritage with i various brands, Dr. Martens decided to continue the partnership which in the past has given a great success to the company English of footwear.
The new capsule collection is dedicated to Basquiat and, in fact, on some of the most iconic pieces of the brand, like it boot 1460 and the shoe 1461, the pictures were painted respectively “Untitled” is “Pez Dispenser“.
The first covers the whole side panel and the insole of the boot 1460, while a decoration a crown appears on the deubre. The other, on the other hand, refers to candy PEZ, which were sold in particular distributors of plastic. The crown worn by the dinosaur, instead, it represents the fight against social inequality.
The works of Basquait, bright, powerful and bold, they shine a contrast with the black skin of the shoe, giving the wearer the opportunity to make yourself unforgettable.
Of the capsules, which will be available online and from some authorized dealers since July 3, is also part one black leather backpack, always with the print by Untitled.
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