For the past five years Demetrius and Ricardo, twins and owners of Dee & Ricky clothing line have been designing eclectic pieces with an enervative new take on retro trends. This aesthetic made Dee and Ricky create a natural partnership with Marc Jacobs who used the duo’s exclusive pieces for his runway show, bringing high-energy to the forefront for the fashion and entertainment industry. Therefore, with the help from some of fashion’s heavy influences, like Kanye West, Takashi Murakami, and Travis McCoy, Dee and Ricky gain notoriety. The twins are also a huge hit amongst the gaming community with the popularity of there Xbox inspired accessories. Demetrius and Ricardo fashion line has even grace the pages of multiple fashion publications such as, Vogue, Complex, GQ, proving their line is more than just a gimmick.
While most labels focuses on t-shirts and jeans, Dee & Ricky’s spring 2009 collection is an expansion from their 2008 line of fun jewelry. This clothing company is well known in the street wear community for accessorizing with fun-wear. The twins achieve this by using a few new pieces such as, Lego inspired brooches, barrettes, pins, belts, buckles, and bow ties in different forms and colors. Another addition to their new line is an exclusive set of Etch-a-Sketches in retro colors from Ohio Art, sold on their website. Although Dee & Ricky’s line contain many wearable gadgets, it is not limited just that, they also have a few t-shirts in their spring 2009 collection. The different t-shirts designs were made using their signature Lego look, a tie, and bow tie t-shirt, in a multitude of colors.
Recently Dee & Ricky debuted a few of their upcoming projects and collaborations for high-end brands for the Gaming community, Fred Segal (throwback duffle bags) and Kanye West. One thing is for certain – with the eclectic and fun pieces within the Dee & Ricky collection, the twins have setup many building blocks for the future in the genre of wearable art amongst the fashion community… Letting customers gain a feel of nostalgia when they wear their items.
If you would like to buy Dee & Ricky clothing and accessories, you can purchase them at: Karmaloop, Dee & Ricky, Kid Robot, Mauve Online, and Robust Flavor.