Michael Agwunobi’s Tees Mix Hip-Hop With High Fashion

That Sh*t Cray tee by Michael Agwunobi.
via Michael Agwunobi

Thanks to brands like VFiles, C.O.I, and the OG fash-tee duo Deer Dana, snarky style tops have officially made the jump from the underground streetwear scene to the fashion-conscious masses. Hey, they’re even getting love on the runways, popping up last season at Phillip Lim, Acne, and Ashish. It’s a good thing you can never have too many t-shirts, because we’ve just discovered yet another take on the trend that we absolutely MUST add to our closets…immediately. Meet our latest design obsession, Michael Agwunobi, whose new collection of basic crewnecks is a winky ode to the “fashionization” of hip-hop (and vice versa). The Londoner has rolled out black, white, and gray tops inspired by that classic Comme Des Garcons “Play” design, but this time the slogan comes with a very Yeezy twist.

“Ce line up the b****” tee by Michael Agwunobi.
via Michael Agwunobi

He’s taken the chorus from Kanye West and Jay-Z’s track “N****s In Paris” from Watch the Throne and splashed it alongside that trademark CdG heart for a result that really IS the best of both worlds. Comme des Garcon is no stranger to logo subversion (those “Comme The F***Down beanies are still alive and well, thankyouverymuch) and this sassy brand of wordplay is only the beginning. While the Comme crewneck is by far our fave out of Agwunobi’s collection, he also riffs on Celine, Adidas and more. We spotted Rihanna rocking the “Trill” top last month (it’s now sold out, bummer), and you know what that means— it’s only a matter of time before the rest of these tongue-in-cheek style blow up. So if you think your closet can handle it, snag your own here and get ready to give your daily jeans and t-shirt uniform a major dose of attitude.

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