PONY is aligning with Amsterdam streetwear concept store Baskèts to deliver a unique capsule collection entitled “Blue Collar Kings”. Together we are dropping a royal winter trifecta, consisting of PONY’s iconic City Wings silhouette, an embroidered sweatshirt and varsity jacket, all decorated with typographic art by Pieter Ceizer.
This collab brings a regal class to our street DNA. PONY’s hi tops come fully adorned in smooth high quality suedes, sitting atop a duo-toned outsole – like a king on a throne. A subtle play of royal blue hues make these hoop killers quietly asymmetric, a distinction that is further achieved by the duo logo application on each side of the panel. The collaboration’s special emblem was designed by Pieter Ceizer to resemble a royal seal. And it comes back to embellish the luxurious sneaker box that devotedly guards this limited edition pair. No detail is overlooked: we’ve added two pairs of laces (white and tonal) to tie up the overall styling.
Every king needs a royal robe. Crafted of high-grade wool combined with faux leather sleeves, the varsity jacket features an embroidered detailing on the back and chest. But the Holy Grail lies hidden beneath the surface in the beautiful graphic lining yet again marked with the graphic art of Ceizer. He further applies his signature steelo to the final piece of this combo pack: the royal blue sweatshirt. Boasting an embroidered chest insignia that roars the name of our collab: Blue Collar Kings!
With a sovereign blue execution all around, “Blue Collar Kings” draws inspiration from Baskèts’ first conquered territory in Amsterdam: the heart of Jordaan, built on the shoulders of a historical blue-collar district. Today this little piece of streetwear haven is bustling with all the swag crowds and anti-conventional communities.
Starting his creative career on graffiti territory, Amsterdam born artist Pieter Ceizer is known for his complex and dynamic typography. His trademark is refreshing and reinventing this old school craft, and elevating it to the next generation. You can often see his work adorning the walls of notorious Parisian concept store colette.
The Blue Collar Kings trio will launch on February 5 at Baskèts Amsterdam and will be exclusively available at their click & brick store.