MUSIC NEWS - Scott Weiland, the noted lead singer of Stone Temple Pilots,Vevet Revolver and currently on tour promoting his solo release, Happy in Galoshes (Softdrive Records), along with Christopher Wicks, designer and owner of Rock & Roll Religion, today announced the launch of their contemporary men's collection --Weiland for English Laundry. The collection will debut at Magic Las Vegas (fashion trade show) on February 17, 2009. Mr Wicks, designer and owner of English Laundry, Fender: The Clothing Collection, and The Jimi Hendrix Experience, has teamed with Scott Weiland to create a collection that embodies the iconic style of the fashionable STP front man.
"From early on, I was inspired by rock icons like David Bowie and Keith Richards who helped in molding my personal sense of style," said Weiland. "I am really looking forward to launching this line with Christopher Wicks and English Laundry."
"I have the utmost respect for Scott Weiland, both as an artist and as a designer," said Wicks. "He is truly one of the last great rock stars, and his impact on style and music is undeniable. I am proud to be joining forces with him for this collaboration."
Weiland for English Laundry is a lifestyle brand for the true rock music rebel. The overall concept is derived from the rock music decadence of the 1960's, and inspirations were taken from Savile Row circa 1965 and renowned bands such as The Kinks, Beatles, and Rolling Stones. The collection will contain a variety of wovens, vests, t-shirts, pants, hats, ties and scarves. All fabrics are based on original vintage patterns circa 1965 through 1979 and have been reproduced for modern-day wear. Prices will range from $40 - $120 with plans that the line will be at better department and specialty stores. The line will,of course, be available atWeiland the English Laundry flagship store (7519 Melrose Avenue, LA, California) and at GlobalRebels starting in February.