The Original Skin is a brand new clothing label based in the United Kingdom. It offers an array of t-shirts for men and women. They recently released their first collection with the theme, “Nostalgia”. It has four designs namely:
1. The Original Newspaper Print
Freedom of speech & press: This design recalls the rich yet ever evolving history of printed media. We believe there is something romantic about our use of language, something that conveys meaning, just like identity and personal style. Language is after all a statement.
2. The Original Octopus
Freedom of movement: This design is entitled, “Octopus” – Yes we know… Original right?! Looking back through the age of discovery and the blending of cultures across the globe. This illustration, a memory of what was deemed to be a mystical, yet beautiful creature, is a throwback to when we found beauty in the unknown. The same is true today. There will always be beauty in exploration and adventure.
3. The Original Pin Up Girl
Freedom and equality in Gender & Sexuality: This piece is entitled “Pin-up”. A woman sits provocatively contemplating the the men who joust around, with humour as their tool, vying for her attention. This bold design is a statement to how we as people can be empowered. This rather cheeky design is something we feel captures the very essence of humor and desire. A truly inviting piece.
4. The Original Rosa Parks
Freedom (fight for), civil rights: This design is that of the inspiration historical figure of Rosa Parks, A key civil rights activist in the United States, fighting oppression and the lack of civil liberties. In our collection – Rosa Parks is seen upholding a quote from Nietzsche, a globally renowned German philosopher, stating “Laundry is the only thing that should be separated by color”. This piece aims to bring about bold feelings of how many people struggled and indeed do still struggle in the fight against prejudice. This statement piece is a symbol of acceptance, liberty and freedom in our society.
The four exclusive designs were meticulously planned and was targeted for people who want to make a statement and make someone feel comfortable from a simple but fashionable wear. The Original Skin creates eye-catching, thought-provoking clothing made of carefully selected quality materials. Their online store launch exclusive offers 50% discount on their products plus the availability of worldwide shipping! The price dropped to £19.99 from £39.99. Check their site to join their first giveaway with a free t-shirt up for grab! The image above is my entry for their giveaway! That’s my presentation of nostalgia. Cross fingers! 😉