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UNIQLO Launches Billie Eilish x Takashi Murakami T-shirt Collection

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UNIQLO has  launched a new collection of T-shirts from Billie Eilish & designer Takashi Murakami. The designs from the collection combine unique motifs from both individuals and include collaboration logos originally designed for UT.  The  Billie Eilish x Takashi Murakami UT collection launched today US Memorial Day May 25 and promptly sold-out online.   The collection sold-out quickly, before I had even finished my morning coffee!

 UNIQLO, via their website, states they will restock the limited edition Billie Eilish x Takashi Murakami T-shirt Collection on the UNIQLO website and in select few in-store locations (when they are open.)  Per a message on their website, UNIQLO says:

Please check back tomorrow 5/26 mid morning ET for restock of select styles

If you’re interested in this one, get online early May 26, tomorrow (say 6 am to 7 am PT, and after 9:30 am ET) to see if the collection has been restocked on UNIQLO.com.   The collaboration between global pop-phenomenon Billie Eilish and contemporary artist Takashi Murakami showcases the artistic perspectives of the two through graphics that were exclusively designed for UT.  Pricing for the collection ranges from US $14.90 for an adult T-shirt to $9.90 US for a Kids T-shirt.

 Billie Eilish and Takashi Murakami onstage

Billie Eilish and Takashi Murakami onstage

Billie Eilish and Takashi Murakami a Collaboration Born on Social Media

So how did these two artists meet? How do all cool people meet during the COVID-19 Pandemic via Social Media.Eilish became friends with Murakami after they messaged each other on Instagram. The pair jointly created the music video for Eilish’s song You Should See Me in a Crown, with Murakami drawing on Eilish’s ideas to animate it in his inimitable style. The video has attracted more than 68 million views on YouTube.

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