On 17 November 2016, Acne Studios will release a limited edition collaboration with artist Jack Pierson for its small leather goods range. One hundred pouches have been debossed with five different artworks from the exhibition catalogue ”CaughtintheRainBrokenintheStardust”,originallypublishedforJackPierson’s1994soloexhibition at Regen Projects, Los Angeles.
Acne Studios has also produced 100 second editions of the original exhibition catalogue ”Caught in the Rain BrokenintheStardust”byJackPiersonwithanumberedcertificationofapprovalsignedbytheartisthimself. A copy of the second edition will be included with each pouch.
Jack Pierson is an American artist who works across various mediums, including letter-based sculpture, photography and video. His work is in many major institutions such as MoMA, LACMA and the Whitney.
In addition to the limited edition collaboration, Acne Studios has released new designs to its premium range of small leather goods for fall. New styles include a coin purse, wallet, key ring and pouches in varying sizes. Silver zipper pulls come as newly shaped graphic elements. Colours come in classic combinations, such as black leather with black trim and cognac with olive green trim, or vivid and contrasting pops of colours. The small leather goods range comes with a personalisation service, using a bespoke alphabet also created with Jack Pierson, featuring his characteristic mix of contrasting font types and sizes.
The small leather goods range for fall is available now in all Acne Studios stores and on acnestudios.com.
The limited edition products will be available from 17 November in Aoyama in Tokyo, Norrmalmstorg in Stockholm, Rue Froissart in Paris, Eastern Columbia Building in Los Angeles, Dover Street in London, Greene Street in New York and on acnestudios.com.