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Here at SouthCityCon we’re dedicated to bringing you the latest when it comes to fashion, art, music and tattoo news – but we don’t think it stops just there. It’s a known fact that if you’re a part of this scene that it ends up becoming more than just an interest and turns into a lifestyle. 

 

Once this lifestyle begins to consume your wardrobe and your music taste, the next step is your home. Before you know it your living space is filled with ultra-cool collectibles and limited edition artworks, but who’s complaining anyway? Whether it’s Medicom Toy BE@RBRICKS or uber-aesthetic homewares, we love it. 

 

 

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#Repost @ladybroown with @make_repost ・・・ AF1 para-noise ? All work by @coolrainlabo figure building by @coolrainlee Costume by @ladybroown photo by @pilmostudio #12inchfigure #designertoy #handmade #arttoys #onesixthfigure

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Upon one of our regular Instagram browsing sessions, we recently caught wind of a brand-new range of collectibles that instantly stood out to us as a winner. South Korean design studio coolrainLABO specialises in creating miniature scale sculptures of relevant people in the industry (Virgil Abloh, Jerry Lorenzo and Lil Yachty to name but a few). Alongside these pimped-out action figures, the studio also carefully crafts scale replicas of sneakers, comic book characters, and a hell of a lot more.

 

 

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“Octopus sneaker” Size: 1/6 material: real fabric and resin.? “SNEAKERS FOR BREAKFAST” Original artwork by @takashipom Octopus Sneaker design by @mrbailey @conceptkicks All miniature works by @coolrainlabo This project start in last year. This outsole is based on concept sketch(by @mrbailey ) than it of real octopus. sneaker. Concept sketch is more volumious. #murakamitakashi #mrbailey #og #conceptkicks #octopussneaker #sneaker #kicks #octopus #coolrain #coolrainlabo

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If, like us, you’ve got shelves full of limited edition collectibles and art pieces, we’re pretty sure you’re gagging to get your hands on one of these to display proudly already. Recently, the studio worked in close proximity with London-based footwear designer @mrbailey to create a totally accurate scale model of his Octopus sneaker design, featuring artwork by none other than the Japanese legend @takashipom

 

 

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#Repost @church_of_sagan Pure black?? Thank you for the amazing photo?✨ ・・・ #enbt #rabbitttrooper #nolifewithouttoys #shethicc

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Using an intricate pattern crafted from real fabric and resin, the sneakers are then carefully assembled and other than the obvious size difference, look just like the real thing. Alongside miniature sneakers, coolrainLABO have developed a few other signatures along the way, including their very own imaginative character that has become known as the Rabbit Trooper. 

 

 

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#Repost @nowre • • • • • • NOWRE x coolrain LABO crossover project, special color rabbiTTrooper. releasing on YOHOOD 2019, NOWRE HOTEL ( booth E19) 2019.8.29-8.31 . #rabbiTT #rabbiTTrooper #YOHOOD #arttoys #요후드 #쿨레인라보 #coolrainLABO

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Combining key aspects from the legendary Storm Troopers (from the Star Wars franchise) and an anime-style Jessica Rabbit babe, the studio has created a one-of-a-kind character that’s sure to turn a few heads. While the scale replica figures have been an unprecedented success, the label has also worked closely with a group of other 3D artists to create a large metal bust of the character, that’s set to be on display at several galleries across the world. 

 

 

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. 1st prototype “E2 rabbiTT” with ?@pia_sylphid coolrainLABO x PIA . #E2rabbiTT #rabbiTT #rabbiTTrooper #sylphid #arttoys #arttoygama #robotics #android #coolrainLABO #쿨레인라보 #실피드

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As we mentioned above, the likelihood is that if you’re reading this article then these are going to be right up your street. Whether you like to keep your collectibles in the box for years on end or rip them open and admire them straight up, you’re going to be wanting to grab one of these. Don’t hesitate to head over the coolrainLABO’s online store and pick up a piece now, and let us know what you end up picking up! 

 

SHOP COOLRAINLABO NOW


Posted: July 19th, 2020 / Art, Spotlight On


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