Via RVCA's Artist Network Program (ANP), Steve Aoki and PM Tenore have collaborated to design the Dim Mak x RVCA 20th Anniversary Collection. The capsule couldn’t have happened at a better time — it’s Dim Mak’s 20th anniversary this year. Though Dim Mak and RVCA have their roots in different industries, the Dim Mak x RVCA collaboration captures the synergy between cutting-edge music and fashion through each piece made.
The partnership is anything but random. Founders Aoki and Tenore both grew up in Orange Country and connected during the punk rock period using skate culture as a catalyst for inspiration. Aoki states, "I’ve known Pat Tenore for over 23 years, since I started going to his skate shop when I was 15 years old. In 2006, Pat and RVCA gave me my first fashion collaboration - a custom Steve Aoki bag. Since then I’ve had the pleasure of creating alongside Adidas, Burton, Diesel, and Supra to name a few, but nothing feels better than working with a close friend.”
The collection of tees, tanks and hoodies channel the spirit of Dim Mak while staying true to RVCA’s laidback aesthetic. The Dim Mak x RVCA 20th Anniversary Collection can be purchased here.
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