ARK/8 and Bungie mix for brand spanking new Future Europa Capsule Assortment
Except you’re comfortable to toe the style line, chances are you’ll not have heard of ARK/8. However all that’s set to vary because the premium clothes and jewelry model have joined forces with Bungie to create an entire new style line – the Future Europa Capsule Assortment.
We find it irresistible when the gaming world and style trade mix, what with Ubisoft having beforehand been on the fore of issues with the likes of their Yeezy sneakers that labored with Murderer’s Creed Origins and a collaboration with Reebok for the launch of Murderer’s Creed: Valhalla, however this time it’s all in Bungie’s palms to find out the Future of this vary.
Launching within the UK and United States, the Future Europa assortment helps have a good time the launch of Future 2’s newest growth, Past Gentle. This assortment combines the futuristic model of Future with up to date streetwear jackets, baggage and extra. And yeah, all of it seems to be fairly respectable too. I imply, socks…
Based in 2020 in Brussels, ARK/8 is a clothes, equipment & jewelry model that brings collectively style and video video games into premium and restricted collections, working in collaboration with iconic artists and video video games corresponding to Koyorin, Resident Evil, Overwatch, Borderlands and Mass Impact. It’s a model that asserts itself with a robust artistic path, infusing its collaborations with cyber and retro-futuristic tradition.
“With over a decade of expertise from Degree Up Put on, our first enterprise into merchandising, ARK/8 affords one other imaginative and prescient for the collaboration between the style and gaming worlds,” stated Dimitri van Eetvelde, ARK/8’s Inventive Director and co-founder. “In only one 12 months, we have now already collaborated with among the most recognisable names within the online game trade and are delighted to collaborate with Bungie on this product. Trying to the longer term, by 2022, we additionally hope to launch our first unbiased assortment.”
So what do we have now with this assortment? Nicely, count on futuristic and streetwear seems to be as issues have been impressed by Jupiter’s icy moon of Europa, the principle vacation spot in Future 2’s Past Gentle growth. The Europa assortment options jackets, hoodies, sweaters, t-shirts and equipment, bringing collectively high quality materials with outsized cuts on an important exploration put on corresponding to bomber jackets, puffer jackets, and backpacks together with:
- KATA industrial jackets (accessible each cropped and in a protracted, unisex model) join the standard Japanese “KATAGINU” outfit with the basic bomber jacket. The Future inspiration can also be noticeable on this product by way of the Future tricorn image engraved within the sleeve buckle, the Frozen Frontier image from Past Gentle, in addition to a quilted high part, harking back to the sport’s Europa armor units.
- The brand new puffer jacket is supposed for these anticipating to enterprise out slightly additional into the weather. Consisting of a three-strap construction tied collectively by imposing buckles, this all-weather jacket is similar to the delicate tools carried by Guardians in Future 2.
- The Europa backpack and shoulder bag boast the identical water-repellent material because the KATA jacket, whereas sustaining each a robust look and purposeful design. Geared up with a particular hard-shelled pocket the bag can defend even probably the most delicate digital gadgets from the weather. It additionally affords a symmetrical ensemble of straps and buckles engraved with the emblematic Future brand for an industrial look, prepared for city excursions or spatial exploration. The shoulder bag additionally acts as a journey package when the adjustable strap is eliminated.
In case you’re , a part of the Future Europa Capsule assortment is produced in Portugal, composed of natural cotton solely. Jackets within the assortment are OEKO-TEX licensed and lined with supplies fabricated from recycled PET bottles. Each on this assortment and as an general philosophy, ARK/8 drives in the direction of increasingly sustainable materials and manufacturing processes, to then depend on them completely.
Need to know extra or want to seize among the gear? The ARK/8 x Future Europa capsule assortment is obtainable now on the official ARK/8 Retailer. Go and pay them a go to. We’re getting the socks.