What you can expect from Billie Eilish's manga-inspired T-shirt collection

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  • Tuesday, 19 May 2020

The T-shirts will rework iconography from Billie Eilish’s debut album and merchandise, while incorporating Japanese artist Takashi Murakami manga-style flowers.

It's official. Billie Eilish and Takashi Murakami are teaming up for a fashion collection comprising T-shirts.

The American singer and Japanese artist reportedly drew on their respective artistic perspectives and creative talents to create a new collection of T-shirts for Uniqlo. This was initially revealed on Instagram, with the stylised teaser highlighting a design decorated with iconic Murakami motifs.

It shows a manga-style sculpture entirely dressed in white and wearing a T-shirt with the inscription "Billie Eilish" in lettering – Murakami style.

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The initial post revealed that it will be christened the Billie Eilish x Murakami UT. Later reports then revealed that the T-shirts will rework iconography from Eilish’s debut album and merchandise, while incorporating Murakami manga-style flowers.

A collage of Eilish’s photos, as well as sketches taken from her music videos, are also expected to be included.

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This is not the first time that Billie Eilish and Takashi Murakami have teamed up on a creative project (a common practice for brands and celebritities). In 2019, the visual artist directed the award-winning singer's You Should See Me In A Crown music video.

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