By  on December 21, 2016

The ties between the art and fashion worlds grow ever stronger, and the latest link is Flore’s project to paint denim bomber jackets for Eunice Kim’s contemporary brand Here/Now.

Kim, a 30-year-old fashion entrepreneur from Los Angeles who skipped design school to launch her company a year ago in New York, is weaving her love of art and denim into a collaboration that also allows her to relive a favorite memory from her childhood. The nostalgia stems from a tiny denim bomber jacket painted with a robot on the back, which her father found in a boutique in Paris for his then two-year-old. Having attended Art Basel in Miami Beach for the past couple of years, she met Flore through her friend, artist Bradley Theodore, who suggested the Miami-based artist with a bold, graphic style as a potential partner for her very first partnership with a painter. Reminiscing about the drawing that captivated her child’s eyes, she said, “His art and the way he paints kind of blend really well with the original.”

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