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Aug 22

Road to Baja is a non-profit organization that aims to benefit orphanages in Mexico’s Baja California region. The project began when a group of friends embarked on a 14-day excursion from the border of Tijuana to the southern tip of Cabo San Lucas. During the journey, the group was moved by the handmade grave markers that peppered the coast and documented what they saw. The photographs taken on the trip were compiled into an art book called Road to Baja and into the current OBEY Awareness Collection. OBEY is donating 100% of profits to the organization.  Check out the OBEY Awareness Collection in their Fall Delivery.

 

 

 

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Oct 27

COVERT TO OVERT: PHOTOGRAPHY OF OBEY GIANT BY JON FURLONG from OBEY CLOTHING on Vimeo.

New video recapping some of Jon Furlong’s history and photography of Shepard Fairey and his work.  Shepard’s new book, Covert to Overt is out now, as is the new holiday drop from OBEY.

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Nov 06

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New OBEY Holiday items have started to arrive, including a collaboration with OG Slick (whose line DISSIZIT! is celebrating its 10th anniversary).  Check out the new collection here.

Men’s Lookbook

Women’s Lookbook

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Aug 05

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This season’s Obey Awareness campaign benefits the Adam Yauch Foundation.   The Adam Yauch Foundation was formed in memorial of Adam “MCA” Yauch of The Beastie Boys. It was established by Adam’s friends and family to support the causes he held dear, and to honor his life by endeavoring to help the lives of others. In conjunction with OBEY Awareness, The Adam Yauch Foundation will be raising money for children’s music charities.

Music is such a fundamental part in the development of children. Beyond the fundamentals of language development and motor skills, it also nurtures individuality and creativity that goes well beyond the classroom. It gives kids an understanding of themselves and a means of self-expression.

Music is one of the most powerful creative mediums and I’m always amazed by it’s ability to move your feet, make your arm hairs stand up and activate your brain all at once. The joy, creative problem solving and communication that is possible through music are hard for me to convey verbally but anyone with ears can relate to the theraputic benefits of music for both the creator and listener. Wouldn’t it be great if children had more opportunities to make music? I think so, and I’m honored to support the ethos and creative legacy of the Beastie Boys and Adam Yauch. The sun is shining, let’s roll back the awning! ~Shepard Fairey

The Adam Yauch Foundation is a registered 501(C)(3) charity.

Learn more about the foundation here.   The RIP MCA shirts are part of the OBEY’s Fall 2014 line which is viewable here.

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Sep 27

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Obey’s fall awareness campaign shines a spotlight on the continuing fight of Native Americans to reclaim land and water that is rightfully theirs.

Article VI, Clause 2 of the U.S. Constitution, also known as the Supremacy Clause, declares the treaties made with Native Americans as the “supreme law of the land”—but for over 200 years, the US government has consistently broken them. These legally binding contracts contained promises for recognizing tribes’ rights to live self-governed and undisturbed on their own land, with religious freedom; to hunt, fish, and gather natural resources; and to have such benefits as health care, education, and, in some cases, financial payments for lands previously sold to the government. We have a responsibility to honor the promises that have been made.

Indigenous communities are fighting their most important battles in recent history—battles to protect the integrity of their land and water and traditions. In 1980, after the longest running court case in U.S. history, the Supreme Court ruled that the Black Hills (in what is now South Dakota) were illegally taken from the Sioux Nation. The court awarded only 106 million dollars as payment. The Sioux refused the money with the rallying cry, “The Black Hills are Not for Sale!” All across Indian country, this story repeats itself: battles over land, water, hunting and fishing rights, health care, education, and religious freedoms continue TODAY. From Idle No More’s growing movement in Canada to the road blockades attempting to stop the KXL pipeline from crossing tribal lands, the treaty struggles are very much alive.

Honor the Treaties is an organization dedicated to amplifying the voices of indigenous communities through art and advocacy. We do that by funding collaborations between Native artists and Native advocacy groups so that their messages can reach a wider audience. Every shirt sold through this campaign helps support a Native artist and their work with a partner organization. All funding is channeled through The Lakota People’s Law Project (501c3).

When National Geographic photographer Aaron Huey started this campaign with artists Shepard Fairey and Ernesto Yerena, it was not for the purpose of giving collectors something to put in a frame—it was to spread the message that the treaties have yet to be honored.

www.honorthetreaties.org

via Obey

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Jul 30

OBEY x COPE2 Collaboration from OBEY CLOTHING on Vimeo.

Shepard & COPE2 detail what lead to their collaboration.  Pieces from the collection available here.

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Dec 10

Day 10 of our 12 Days of Gifting…a package with some fun OBEy items: the Knockoff Snapback cap, Icon Face Stickers, and an Amplify Your Voice bandana.

Shoppers today are automatically entered.  No purchase is necessary to enter.  You can also enter to win here.

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Jul 20

If you’re local, please join us tomorrow at our warehouse for a sample sale with OBEY.  Just confirmed that they will mainly be bringing tees, tanks, shorts, caps, bags & accessories.

Saturday, July 21st, noon-4pm

The Giant Peach  1805-C Clement Ave, Alameda CA  94501

(enter the Alameda Marina, Gate 7 and park.  we’re in building 28 on the left)

Hope to see you there!

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Dec 09
Here are some other gift suggestions from another staff member of ours. There are a handful of great gifts sure to cover everyone on your list!
Obey: Supply & Demand The Art of Shepard Fairey 1989–2009 (20th Anniversary Edition), Hardcover

Absolute must-have for the art lover/collector in your life.  Beautiful collection of Shepard Fairey’s vast body of work.

tokidoki – Donutella Plush Toy

Possibly the cutest plush toy on the site.  The perfect gift for the little ones.  You can also pick from a Kaiju Dragon and Stellina Unicorno.  Buy one or all three!

Yummy You! – Choco-Chip Cookie Fingerless Mitts

For the DIYer who’s short on time!

Gentle Fawn – Frame Hooded Cape Women’s Top, Heather Charcoal

A warm and stylish jacket alternative for the fashion forward ladies.

Melody Ehsani – Armor Dillo With Crystals Ring, Silver

The perfect amount of bling for any holiday party.   Set yourself apart and shine in silver, gold or gunmetal.

Incase – Andy Warhol iPhone 4 Camo Snap Case

Accessorize your new iphone with this Warhol classic.

OBEY – Ornament iPad Case, Natural White

Keep your new ipad safe while looking stylish with this Obey padded case.

Imaginary Foundation – Infinite Pullover Men’s Hoodie, Black

The power of the imagination makes us infinite.  I imagine this will be his favorite Xmas gift.

Aesop Rock – Appleseed CD

From the secret Aesop Rock vaults!  Snag one of these previously out of print cd’s as a stocking stuffer.

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Apr 13

We’re going to be celebrating Record Store Day, this Sat, April 16th, with some of our oldest friends.    We thought it might be more fun to interact with us in physical form,  so we will be having a Giant Peach + Obey sample sale all day at:

TRUE East
925.280.2882
1335 S. Main Street
Walnut Creek, CA 94956

Music giveaways with purchase all day sponsored by Def Jux.   We were planning for a long time to have a few of our rapping friends stop by to sign autographs, but we’re not 100% that they’re going to make it out here (we’ll post again if we get absolute confirmation).

Online we will be offering additional giveways from the Def Jux catalog (if you buy clothing, most likely you will get a CD, if you buy vinyl, we’ll try to hook you up with vinyl).  We are also scheduled to receive some of the very limited Flying Lotus Cosmogramma Alt Takes LPs  as well as restocks from his catalog (this shipment may be delayed…not sure that we’re going to receive it by Sat).

So come on out or join us online…keep vinyl alive!

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