Painter Jean-Michael Basquiat was known to paint portraits in Armani suits and go out on the town with the same suit filled with paint. Nearly 25 years after his death, Basquiat is still considered a fashion pioneer and is embraced by several brands who celebrate his unique fashion sense.
Today, his popularity has surpassed the circles of the artsy types and into the mainstream with the help of rappers Jay Z and Rick Ross who mentions the artist in countless songs or the multiple name drops from producer Swizz Beatz. Swizz has intertwined the Reebok brand with Basquiat to breath new life into the sneaker company. Other brands have picked up on the popularity of Basquiat and incorporated their own style to create fashion pieces. Here are some pieces you can pick up now.
Basquiat Crown Tee
Where to Buy: Skreened