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'UNPROMISED'

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The UNPROMISED collection is inspired by a recent mishap that happened to Shawn, one of the co-founders of AGAINST. On an unfortunate night a few months ago, his family’s factory-cum-house burnt down and was completely destroyed in one fell swoop.The incident made Shawn realise that nothing is promised in life - that anything can happen at any given time, thus came the idea for the aforementioned collection: “UNPROMISED”. Capitalising on the strength with graphic tees, AGAINST have executed an inferno of illustrations that range from loud prints to more branded focused pieces. The brand have also dived into some cut...

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FENG TAOIST RETREAT

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Inspired by the local Feng Tao / Rave culture in the latest capsule collection titled 'Feng Taoist Retreat' by juxtaposing the terms Feng Tao and Taosim, two words that might not usually be strung together. But believe it or not these two subjects draw out pretty similar parallels, and that is balance. The balance of of dark and light in Taoism is mirrored in the balance of bass and treble in Feng Tao mixes. The capsule collection features six tees that interprets these ideas into AGAINST's style of organized chaos graphics. Shop the collection now.  

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CHAOS TACTICS LOOKBOOK

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Taking inspiration from basketball culture, this collection fuses elements of the sport with the ethos of AGAINST LAB : 'Creating Chaos In Monotony'. Thus CHAOS TACTICS is conceived - a well-calculated manoeuvre of weaving through sport and style. The collection display AGAINST's unapologetic playfullness with a spectrum of colours and a team of diverse graphics, ranging from the symbolic Demolition Services to the more direct Basic Rules Tee. Experimentation is evident in the contrasting of fabrics on the caps and mix-and-match patchwork (that includes of 3M reflective strip) in the Chaos Pattern Hoodie. Shop the collection here.

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"KONNICHIWA" EDITORIAL BY TAKU IWAMA

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AGAINST LAB. has collaborated with Japanese photographer Taku Iwama on an editorial which marks the first lookbook shot in the land of the rising sun. Aptly titled “KONNICHIWA”, the editorial examines the youth in Tokyo through the lens of Iwama: a spectrum of color and moods that reflect the multicultural and chaotic nature of the city. The lookbook features AGAINST pieces from the past and present.  

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AGAINST X POTMEETSPOP "CHAOS STANDARD"

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Chaos Standard’ is a collaborative effort between Malaysian streetwear collective Against Lab and Indonesian denim label POT MEETS POP (PMPDENIM), which was released exclusively through Isetan Japan Store.   The collection fuses the AGAINST DNA into PMP’s quality denim tailoring. Borrowing heavily from Hong Kong gangster and martial arts films, the graphics feature neon lights, handcuffs and the obligatory dragon.   The centerpiece here is the denim zip up work jacket and pants: Unapologetically baggy and rugged, this ensemble again references gangster culture and the iconic prison jumpsuit.              

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