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Clare Vivier is officially LA's collaboration queen. Following design partnerships with & Other Stories, Equipment, One Kings Lane, Garrett Leight, and even Alfred Coffee, the local talent's brand, Clare V., has just joined forces with a music legend for a bag collection that men actually want to wear.
Mike D. of iconic hip hop group Beastie Boys worked with CV to produce a cool range of totes, tees, and accessories for busy guys who have a lot to carry but have grown out of the options that they relied on in their youth. "I was showing up at the studio all the time with no bag, being like, 'I don't want to have a backpack. I've had backpacks my whole life,'" Mike D. tells Billboard. And thus, the $625 Tomas tote — a manbag for grown-ass men — was born.
Let's hope this collaboration continues every season. MDCV already has a dope logo, after all.