YOROPIKO COLLABORATIONS & NOVELTIES
YOROPIKO x STARWARS
YOROPIKO designer MARTIN YAT MING is launching in september specially for HONG KONG / chinese market a new YOROPIKO denim with STAR WARS license. The denim will be only produce at 100 pieces. And once again the denim genius has pushed up the boundaries of the requirements in the art of the details and the quality.
Martin create his own selvedge with his own name in it, and he also put another inside special selvedge for the inner pant, a STORM TROOPER all-over for the inner pockets. As usual the carefullness in every details and his the traditionnal way of the denim conception.
All this kind of details and creative ingenuity is to protect the brand from criminal counterfeitors. What out for the Yoropiko flagship store coming to HK soon!
YOROPIKO x EASTMANS
As one of the hottest new brands around, Yoropiko needs no introduction. Eastman Leather Clothing specialise in making extremely authentic, high quality reproductions of WWII vintage flight jackets and accessories. Established in 1984, Eastman flight jackets have found their way to every corner of the globe. Even to the Silver Screen of Hollywood itself, gracing the backs of the famous in films such as: Pearl Harbor, Space Cowboys and Harts War.
The collaboration reputedly is based on an authentic Eastman flight jacket which has been embellished with Martin Yatming’s trademark embroidery. The images show the jacket in early progress. The word is the jacket will retail for over £3,000! There are reports that there will be only 40 of the 1940s flight jacket and 42 of the 1942 flight jacket produced worldwide.
YOROPIKO x NEW BALANCE
The outrageous New Balance x Yoropiko “Hungry Dragon” Limited 574 Project had it’s launch at the Dragon-I in Hong Kong on the 5th. This is without doubt one of the major collaborations of the year, drawing on New Balance’s reputation and Martin Yatming’s unique artistry in denim design. Martin Yatming is famously known as Marin Ksohoh, the designer of RMC.
This is a true collector’s piece and is limited to 1 set for each of the following major Asian and Australian cities: HK, Tokyo, Korea, Shanshi, Taiwan, Singapore and Sydney (Australia). Each has 10 colour-ways and each set also has complimenting denim jackets and ridiculously lavish jeans! The price starts at a jaw-dropping US$2,300 and the highest bidder in each country gets the kudos of own this unique piece of fashion history-in-the-making! What’s more, no two cities will have the same colour-ways; every set is unique.
As a charitable gesture, Martin Yatming will be auctioning a few pieces from the collection of Ebay. Keep your eyes peeled for more news on this one!
The story behind this amazing collaboration goes back to the 2006 Tokyo Design Week, when the famous HK Artist, Mr Eric Kot, introduced Martin Yatming to Mr Kubota of New Balance, Japan. The guys got talking and their mutual love of fashion and design quickly gave rise to the New Balance x Yoropiko Hungry Dragon 574 Project. The guys are strongly motivated by the concept of supporting charity through their work which established an even greater bond and desire to create the collaboration. Incredibly the teams enthusiasm led to the collection being created in 14 weeks, which is nothing short of amazing when you consider that to apply the embroidery to the jeans alone takes 16 hours!! This collection truly is Fashion-History-In-The-Making!
YOROPIKO x SANTASTIC
Limited number of super exclusive Yoropiko Jeans available online at Togged. This is the spec:
“Yoropiko Martin Yatming x Santastic Limited Edition collaboration, genuine and authentic, Pink Sakura, dark indigo vintage cut raw selvedge denim jeans
Genuine Yoropiko Martin Yatming X Santastic Limited Edition, dark indigo raw denim jeans
Super exclusive original Saru design by Santastic
Original 28inch selvedge Japanese denim
Embroidered pink Sakura on back pockets and right leg
Embroidered ticket pocket qnd belt loop
Hand made silver buttons, embossed rivets
Printed pocket cloth, button fly
Leather patch and embroidered Japanese flower on waistband
Presentation black velvet Yoropiko embroidered drawstring bag”
This Martin Yatming x Santastic Limited Edition collaboration has to be one of the hottest of the year!
YOROPIKO, EXCLUSIVE DENIMWEAR & APPAREL
Yoropiko + Headstone + Star Wars
Martin Ksohoh catches a Star Trooper with his pants down as he prepares to save the galaxy from the forces of evil! Martin Yat Ming, aka Martin Ksohoh, the designer of the exclusive RMC Martin Ksohoh brand is seen modeling the limited edition yoropiko x headstone x star wars jeans. Only 100 pairs of these super-exclusive jeans will be made available through a select number of Hong Kong stores. These are a must for any denim Jedi! Martin is a big fan and is an active member of the STAR WARS FAN CLUB: www.hk501st.com