For the next Monday Program of his label KITH, Ronnie Fieg will offer us a collab that is particularly close to his heart and that he has been working on for 2 years. The Queens designer continues his partnership with HBO to launch a capsule based on the iconic TV series that follows the lives of young people in the city of Baltimore linked by drug trafficking : THE WIRE.
June 2022 marks the 20th anniversary of the legendary series. KITH has waited until this moment to release a very special collection.
Through an Instagram post, Ronnie Fieg explains the love he has for this series « which is his favorite of all time », its story and its characters. He emphasizes that he has watched it several times and recalls the incredible cast of actors. The designer gives a few lines to honor the late Michael K. Williams, who plays the role of Omar Little, and whom he got to know.
With this capsule, the designer wants to pay tribute to the founders of the series, its actors and the impact it had on him and a large part of his generation.
The collection is based on 23 pieces of black or white clothing and accessories. We discover a black hoodie, 2 versions of black and 2 white crewneck, and an assortment of short sleeve t-shirts. These items are decorated with illustrations of cult scenes from the series or iconic phrases such as « Rules change, the game remains the same » or « My name is name » fo Marlo.
Regarding the accessories, 2 styles of cotton-twill caps are offered, one black and the other two-tone white and black. A black bucket hat with blue graphics corresponding to the line of « bugging » and a black ashtray with the replica « My Name is My Name » in white complete the capsule.
All pieces are adorned with the KITH branding associated with the name of The Wire or graphics identifying this cult series.
The campaign for this collection features famed actor Jamie Hector, who played Marlo Stanfield on the iconic drama series.
The KITH x The Wire collection will be released on the next Monday Program, June 6, 2022 at 10am HNE in KITH stores and online at kith.com. Be ready !