Sure, you can pick up a $50 Elton John concert t-shirt if you’re going to see his farewell tour, but if you’ve got deeper pockets and more upscale taste, a new collection is on the way. Friday which features Elton’s mug taped to some high-end merchandise. street clothing.
Palace, the London skate and clothing brand worn by contemporary pop stars such as justin bieber, Rihanna and The weekendis releasing an Elton John capsule collection titled “The Bitch Is Back”, based on Elton’s hit of the same name.
It features short and long sleeve t-shirts decorated with iconic photos of Elton at the height of his career in the 70s, with an emphasis on images from his legendary show at Dodgers Stadium in 1975. “An extraordinary period of my career, a very happy time in my life,” Elton says in a video showing off the new merchandise.
There’s also a sweater, two tracksuits, and a mat with one of the Dodgers Stadium images on it.
The piece de resistance, however, is the skateboard deck customized with an image of Elton in his Dodgers Stadium outfit, with the word “Palace” written across his chest, rather than “Dodgers.”
All items will be available online Friday at 11 a.m. ET and in Palace stores in New York and Los Angeles at 11 a.m. local time.
“It’s so cool to have your face on a skateboard; I never thought this would happen,” Elton says in the video. “That’s so cool!”
The Hypebeast website quotes Elton about the collection: “It really captures the essence of youth and freedom from my time on the road in the 70s. I’ve never been a skateboarder but that won’t stop me not to wear everything I want!
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