Brutus Trimfit reveals one-off illustrated shirts

Iconic 1960s mod brand Brutus Trimfit has commissioned emerging illustrators to produce one-off shirts showing off their unique styles.

Iconic 1960s mod brand Brutus Trimfit has commissioned emerging illustrators to produce one-off shirts showing off their unique styles.

Thirty artists have taken inspiration from the brand’s heritage, drawing directly onto the fabric. The final pieces range from the simple, yet intricate line drawings of Arran Gregory, the playful characters of Hattie Stewart, and pieces inspired by British heroes and heroines by Joseph Long.

Arran Gregory

Joseph Long

Hattie Stewart

Louise Handyside

The line-up also includes Tobey Rover, Louise Handyside, Phillip Grisewood, Ryan Todd, Suzi Kemp and Mudi, and all shirts will be on show at an exhibition from January 16-22. In addition, the brand has released some nice ‘making of videos’, shot by cinematographer Henry Edwards-Wood:

Arran Gregory X Brutus from Brutus Trimfit on Vimeo.

Hattie Stewart x Brutus from Brutus Trimfit on Vimeo.

The Brutus Trimfit Illustration Project exhibition runs from January 16-22 at 10 Walkers Court, Soho, W1F 0ED

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