That being said, Palace’s latest link-up follows an unusually quiet period for the brand and sees the London label head to the west coast of the US to team up with cult Los Angeles label Jimmy’z for a collection of summer-infused apparel, which merges the former’s addiction for collaboration with the latter’s surf-inspired aesthetic.
Founded by surfer and painter Jim Ganzer in 1984, Jimmy’z became the surfer’s mecca during the late eighties thanks to its idyllic Malibu Beach setting, and was often clad with famous musicians, artists and skaters alike.
After a hiatus in the late nineties, Jimmy’z the brand – which when it came to apparel became renowned mostly for its colorful range of everyday apparel – relaunched back in late 2011 and continues to produce pieces for its mainline collection to this day.
Slated to drop
Palace x Jimmy’z arrives accompanied by the fifth instalment of the London label’s