Jan 31, 2011 12:00AM

Rinzen x Antipodium

Rinzen makes prints for Antipodium (and other fashion/art collaborations).

Rinzen are a bunch of artists/designers who can boast the likes of colette, Louis Vuitton and Apple as clients. Antipodium is a tongue-in-cheek (read: hilarious; they once named a liberty print floral dress 'A Cuntry Practice') London based street wear label. The first time Rinzen and Antipodium collaborated kangeroo skeletons were rendered on t-shirts and totes. This time Rinzen's Craig Redman has created exclusive prints for Hothouse, Antipodium's 2011 collection. Check out the look book shots below. We love the mottled hues and we're swooning for the sheer maxi skirts.

Fashion and art aren't unlikely bedfellows. As is the case for many a casual gallery-peruser hoping that the scent of cultured sophistication lingers long after opening night, fashion designers crave the 'cred' that accompanies a venture into the world of contemporary art. Not to mention that such collaborations allow the customer to showcase his or her good taste in a slightly more elevated capacity than, say, a MCA tote may allow for.

It should come as no surprise then that as early as the 1920s Salvador Dal