Steve Aoki's fashion and record label Dim Mak has teamed up with Marvel Entertainment for a new fashion collection, 'Venom vs. Carnage'.
Dropping today (24th September), the collection combines some of Marvel's darker characters with Dim Mak's punk-influenced visual aesthetic. Venom is a sentient alien symbiote who commonly appears in Marvel comics associated with Spiderman, regularly sitting on the cusp between good and evil as he navigates his simultaneous want to protect humanity and destroy it. Carnage, however, is a more outright evil Marvel character. As the spawn of Venom, he eventually proves to be more powerful than his creator, forcing Venom to team up with his usual enemy, Spiderman, in order to defeat him.
Speaking about his decision to draw on the two characters for the collection, Aoki said: "Everyone has a dark side and Venom truly represents the paradigm of overcoming one's inner-demons. When you can put your struggles aside for the betterment of others, you are a hero."
The six-piece collection includes T-shirts in black and gradient tie dye (priced at $38-45), and Hoodies in slime green and blood red tie dyes (priced at $75-85). It's available now via Dim Mak's webstore.
The collection drop follows on from the unveiling earlier this week of a new collaboration between Aoki and Armin van Buuren.
Aoki also collaborated with Bulgari on a £3,050 luxury watch, "made for raves", in July.