Entrepreneur and style innovator will.i.am has partnered with Hip Hop icon Slick Rick to create a limited edition ill.i Optics capsule collection. The ill.i x Slick Rick series co-created by the duo includes three variations of unisex sunglass styles with modern, minimalist appeal.
Rapper, storyteller and Hop Hop pioneer Slick Rick’s legendary style and swagger mixes with will.i.am’s futuristic, avante-garde approach to design in the first installment of ill.i Optics’ ongoing series of artist collaborations; part of the innovative eyewear brand’s recently launched Spring/Summer 2015 collection.
As Slick Rick explained, “Music and fashion have always been parallel, and both are my true passions. ill.i x SlickRick represents our vision for the next level of fresh, fly, and classic eyewear.”
ill.i Optics is designed in Los Angeles, hand finished in Italy, and born out of will.i.am’s life-long passion for experimental fashion. The ill.i x Slick Rick collaboration draws inspiration from vintage silhouettes and classic Hip Hop aesthetics in a way that is both progressive and timeless, resulting in unparalleled style and a unique alternative to the status quo.
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