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IKEA partners with Virgil Abloh for limited-edition collection

Ikea x Virgil

Swedish furniture retailer Ikea has teamed up with world-renowned streetwear designer Virgil Abloh for a limited-edition collection of ultra-cool home decor that is perfect for millennials — and it drops in Singapore.

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True to Virgil’s style, the Markerad collection of 15 items includes minimalist glass-door cabinets as well as floor rugs and wall clocks printed with the 39-year-old American’s signature quotation marks.

There are also daybeds, tables, chairs, bed textiles, mirrors, lighting, and more.

CEO of Milan-based fashion label Off-White, Virgil is also the artistic director of Louis Vuitton’s menswear line. For Ikea, he is reimagined its iconic blue-yellow Frakta bags with a brown paper-looking version reading “SCULPTURE.”

In case you did not know, Virgil has a penchant for taking words out of context and printing them onto various objects to front some meta-aware irony. “WET GRASS” is printed onto a green shag rug and “TEMPORARY” onto a wall clock  – because time is temporary.

The Markerad collection goes on sale 31 Oct., 2019 at Ikea Singapore stores in limited quantities.

All items are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Customers are limited to only four of the dining chairs (outta luck, families of five) and only two each of any other items.

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Considering the popularity of Virgil Abloh and his Off-White label in Singapore, it is probably a good thing to arrive at the stores early.

(Source: Yahoo)

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