global: snowdon blue

© acne - david bowie is one of the celebs in snowdon blue

adding a cultural component to a fashion brand gives it added value, and that's what acne does very well with acne paper, a publication that has quickly gained a cult status in the 'right' circles. and today sees the release of the brand's very first book. dubbed snowdon blue, it features a series of portraits by antony armstrong-jones a.k.a. lord snowdon of musicians, royals, actors and other celebs wearing a blue shirt. to coincide with the book release acne has crafted a series of blue shirts inspired by these very portraits. the snowdon blue book will be available at select acne stores across the planet. an exhibition of portraits featured in the publication has opened at the brand's flagship store in london, and will later travel onwards to paris, new york and stockholm.

© acne - timeless blue shirts