Gap does a Uniqlo

In the war between Gap and Uniqlo, my allegience is strictly with Gap. I dunno why, I just like that they don’t try too hard to court the hipster crowd. But now they’re playing Uniqlo at their own game with an artist T-shirt hook-up featuring designs by Chuck Close, Jeff Koons, Barbara Kruger and Kenny Scharf among others. Wow, this I can’t miss. I don’t even know what they look like yet but I’m loving the idea of a Barbara Kruger or a Jeff Koons. I already have the Kenny Scharf Swatch watch so a T-shirt to go with it? Why, yes please! Which brings me neatly to this suggestion…Can Swatch please jump on the bandwagon and reinstate their Swatch-designer collabo’s? I mean, a Luella Swatch, an Eley Kishimoto Swatch, a JC de Castelbajac Swatch… the list is surely endless?

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9 Responses to Gap does a Uniqlo

  1. pretty face says:

    Oooh I could never decide… Gap or Uniqlo?

    Gap wins marginally because itsuits my shape more, but Uniqlo is like poor man’s Gap, which is great.

  2. Rachie-Pie says:

    I love UniQlo….!It is def better than Gap for me..I don’t think I have bought more than 5 items from Gap. Uniqlo does good Jeans too.

  3. SandDancer says:

    I was lured into Uniqlo recently by the promise of their latest t-shirts. But the quality was absolutely awful. I know they were only about £12 each but I expected them to be so much better.

  4. Make Do & Mend says:

    I’m with you – GAP it is.

  5. Make Do & Mend says:

    I’m with you – GAP it is.

  6. Make Do & Mend says:

    I’m with you – GAP it is.

  7. Make Do & Mend says:

    I’m with you – GAP it is.

  8. Anonymous says:

    Doesn’t the GAP get busted for using sweat shops?

    There are artists protesting Barbara Kruger’s participation in this project

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BQ2FlqJ9v04

  9. johncole says:

    the Gap makes clothing for boring dull yuppies. Uniqlo is NOTHING like Gap, the only similarity being that they both use sweatshop labor.
    You have Gap for the idiot yuppie/frat boy/upper middle class and Uniqlo for the idiot hipster/fashion-forward wannabe’s

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