Upper middle class clothiers Nordstrom is set to start carrying three designer Starbucks t-shirts with an $85 dollar price tag. Typically, a large multinational company might team up with creatives to do a collaborative charitable effort. Not this time! Their cause is FASHION. From HuffPo:
Available for pre-order on Nordstom.com, the shirts each take a unique spin on the ubiquitous caffeine chain. Alexander Wang took literal inspiration and designed a white tee with a messy coffee splash, while Sophie Theallet channeled Starbucks’ let’s-change-the-world, touchy-feely side with images of the continents and Billy Reid went the abstract expressionist route and put a single, subtle splatter on one shoulder of his coffee-brown tee.