Presumably named after Boxing L Ali Shirt . Masao Adachi’s film of the same name, has a surreal vibe to its designs, often using text to allude to some deeper political or sociological meaning. Fitting, as its namesake did the same thing, marked as a milestone in political and experimental film. The brand’s logo stickers sum up their air of mystique to perfection – “Don’t forget that what you see isn’t all there is.”One of Britain’s most talked about young womenswear designers, collections often split opinions and set trends. With clear roots in the bold prints and designs of skate and surf cultures, her printed and sweats could easily be unisex in the same way that Aries’ often are. Her work with tie-dye and neons specifically is eye catching in all the right ways. One of the newest brands in this year’s list, only started in 2018, but the three guys behind it have been in the game for a long time, and it shows in the execution of the designs.
Their have that tongue-in-cheek character that streetwear has been missing for so long, but is making a welcome revival of late Boxing L Ali Shirt . Another new brand to feature,has been born with a clear mission – to deliver a sustainable and aspirational brand that inspires social change. organic cotton, cruelty free, vegan, Bluesign system, PVC and Phthalate free, and made in California, they’re really putting the effort in where it counts. It all sounds very serious, and although their dedication to sustainability is, the attitude of their clothing isn’t. Slogans such as “Fuck the NRA” and “Save the planet kill yourself” have the DGAF, punk attitude of skate and streetwear, executed with a polished design aesthetic thanks to the talent at creative studio Catalogue. have had a great year already, but with no sign of slowing down it’s easy to predict 2019 as a very good year for this Los Angeles based brand. Big, bold designs screen printed on top of each other in vivid neon colours reminiscent of 1960s Psych Rock posters clash with more modern references like the Acid House smiley face, fashion brand logo flips, and millennial pop culture.