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Large and in charge.
X-Large have been a streetwear heavyweight in the Los Angeles scene since the early 90’s. Taking a kitsch postmodern aesthetic and prominent iconography, their signature gorilla logo has since become their defining brand mark.
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Some say X-Large was the pioneer of streetwear - harnessing their cultural surroundings to create graphics that could easily be easily stamped onto staple blanks. Skateboarding, graffiti, music and design all came together to present something familiar but unique, giving rise to the printed tee with seasonal drops.
Collaborations have been a plenty since, with the likes of Puma, Street Fighter, Hajime Sorayama and Brick & Mortar coming together for capsule collections. These modern offerings take a more uniform production method, expanding to hoodies, hats, shorts and chinos.
The colour palette stays relatively modest, as does the current seasonal range. The gorilla stays as a brand defining embellishment, while a simple text logo is applied for more subtle representation on staple styles. Stripes, embroidery and knitted fabrics round things off - not that they were skimping.
With a strong crossover between the brand and skateboarding culture, it makes perfect sense to style your outfit with the range of brands on offer at Empire Skate. We keep our finger on the pulse, importing only the most in-demand streetwear styles. Get fitted from head to toe with us now, we have a range ofmen’s andwomen’s sneaker styles to round things off.
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