Virgil Abloh, Shayne Oliver, Ruddy Roye Help Equinox Teach Lessons in Social Movements

NEW YORK — With the help of Off-White’s Virgil Abloh, Shayne Oliver, Y/Project and Eckhaus Latta, Equinox has whipped up seven one-of-a-kind products that pay tribute to such freedom fighters as The Washington Post’s truth-seeking journalists, The Stonewall Inn’s gay rights leaders, and marathoner and activist Kathrine Switzer. Club members and nonmembers won’t find these creations in any of the shops in its 92 clubs.
Designed for informative and interactive purposes, “Commitment, A Collection by Equinox” is the latest installment of the “Commit to Something” campaign. Steven Klein shot the commissioned items, which were chosen by stylist Mel Ottenberg. Fans of the feature film “The Post” may be partial to “The Truth Lipstick,” an Ottenberg-designed lipstick case made from blank pages from The Washington Post, giving new meaning to “What’s black and white and read all over?”
For “The Law Suit,” Eckhaus Latta’s Mike Eckhaus and Zoe Latta paid tribute to ClientEarth founder James Thornton’s environmentalism by using some of his case files. And Oliver made “Stonewall Stilettos,” upcycling pleather from The Stonewall Inn’s banquettes to symbolize the early efforts of LGBTQA activists.
Designer Adam Selman’s “Shades of Humanity” used the Fuji camera lens from Instagram’s 2016 “Photographer of the Year” Ruddy Roye to

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Source: Women’s Wear Daily
Virgil Abloh, Shayne Oliver, Ruddy Roye Help Equinox Teach Lessons in Social Movements

Virgil Abloh, Shayne Oliver, Ruddy Roye Help Equinox Teach Lessons in Social Movements

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