June 2018

Cav Empt ‘The Clothes Themselves’


The brainchild of elusive graphic designer Sk8thing, who founded it in 2012 together with streetwear visionaries Toby Feltwell and Hishi, Japanese brand Cav Empt has garnered a cult-like following with its strong emphasis on iconic and eclectic references. For Men’s Fashion Week, Slam Jam is delighted to present the brand’s newest project — The Clothes Themselves, a documentary short film written and directed by British artist Oliver Payne.

Inspired by the “Spread Mind” theory by Italian philosopher Riccardo Manzotti, the short film presents TKTK and poses the enigmatic question, “Where does Cav Empt happen? It is not inside your brain. If we open your brain, we will not find Cav Empt.” The film will be presented as a video installation at Spazio Maiocchi, accompanied by a live set by artist Tapes, and introduced by a djset by The Trilogy Tapes Will Bankhead.

15 December 2018
Slam Jam x Vans Launch

A Slam Jam and Vans joint venture to rethink the Era icon. Featuring a Slam Jam colors checkerboard, and some Fergus Purcell aka Fergadelic designed Slam Jam illustrated logotypes. Launch event will happen at Slam Jam Milano, from 6 to 9 pm, with drinks and music.
via Lanza 1, Milan IT
19 December 2018
Slam Jam Festa Di Natale

Slam Jam celebrates the end of the year by throwing an open 'Festa di Natale' at legendary ARLECCHINO DISCO, a stunning dance dom existing since the 1950s, in the outskirts of Ferrara. Music will be curated by Justin Van Der Volgen, Luca & Andrea. From 10.30 pm.
ARLECCHINO, Via Confine Superiore, 30, 44011 Santa Maria Codifiume FE
08 January 2019
Slam Jam Pitti Uomo 95 Guest Residency

During the 95th edition of Pitti Uomo in Florence (8-11 January, 2019), the multifaceted Italian urban culture company, Slam Jam, will celebrate thirty years of using clothing, art and music as a tool to connect like-minded tribe of people across the globe. Opening event will happen on 8 January, from 6 to 9 pm, by invitation only. The exhibitions will be open to public - free access - from 9 to 10 January, from 10 am to 7 pm, according to the Museum’s normal opening hours.
Museo Marino Marini, Florence
15 December 2018
Slam Jam x Vans Launch

A Slam Jam and Vans joint venture to rethink the Era icon. Featuring a Slam Jam colors checkerboard, and some Fergus Purcell aka Fergadelic designed Slam Jam illustrated logotypes. Launch event will happen at Slam Jam Milano, from 6 to 9 pm, with drinks and music.
via Lanza 1, Milan IT
19 December 2018
Slam Jam Festa Di Natale

Slam Jam celebrates the end of the year by throwing an open 'Festa di Natale' at legendary ARLECCHINO DISCO, a stunning dance dom existing since the 1950s, in the outskirts of Ferrara. Music will be curated by Justin Van Der Volgen, Luca & Andrea. From 10.30 pm.
ARLECCHINO, Via Confine Superiore, 30, 44011 Santa Maria Codifiume FE
08 January 2019
Slam Jam Pitti Uomo 95 Guest Residency

During the 95th edition of Pitti Uomo in Florence (8-11 January, 2019), the multifaceted Italian urban culture company, Slam Jam, will celebrate thirty years of using clothing, art and music as a tool to connect like-minded tribe of people across the globe. Opening event will happen on 8 January, from 6 to 9 pm, by invitation only. The exhibitions will be open to public - free access - from 9 to 10 January, from 10 am to 7 pm, according to the Museum’s normal opening hours.
Museo Marino Marini, Florence