Shop Art Theft

Several artists previously highlighted by CH (from Tuesday Bassen to Adam J Kurtz, Big Bud Press and Stay Home Club) have found themselves the victims of art theft by huge retailers. Since many indie artists don’t have the budgets and ability to hire lawyers to face large corporations, they are using the platforms they have to call attention to the unfair business of stealing designs. …

Hayley Elsaesser SS16: Carnival of Curiosity

The designer channels the sickly sweet with fun prints of poodles, Grim Reapers in bumper-cars and more

Canadian designer Hayley Elsaesser knows how to have fun. In past seasons of her eponymous label (there are only a few, as she just graduated in 2012) you can spot Magic 8 Balls wearing cowboy hats, sunglasses “oozing” slime, unisex neon camo overalls sporting serpents and more. Elsaesser’s upcoming SS16 collection, themed “Carnival of Curiosity,” features the Grim Reaper driving a bumper-car, slushees resembling skulls, …

“Feeling Salty” Patch

For Mondays and any other times when it’s critical to warn people of your attitude before they mess with you, Rosehound Apparel’s “Feeling Salty” patch is nasty but nice. The 100% cotton patch measures 2.75 inches, is iron-on and is available in a peachy pink or black.