Screen Shot: UNREST
City Based: Seoul, South Korea
What inspired the brand name?
Nothing honestly i was trying to find something i can repersent feelings of fear ,disorder ,chaos about living in Seoul/South Korea and google dictionary helped to find UNREST meaning and word just hit my head so hard and that time when i found this word my country was in true chaos government corruptions, republicans & facist on street police oppressed citizen and 4.16 Sewol ship sinked and 304 my age kids died and government hide truth. So it was truly Society of Unrest.
At what moment did you realize you wanted to start a brand?
While I’m make Art, Tagging on street sometimes and i wanted to show my personal art on somewhere so i thought why not i make shirts i want to show my art and make punk & graffiti zine that i took photos on street and gig so I made this brand as art project while running Instagram Rebelsocietykr.
What helps you get over creative blocks?
Punk rock ,Hardcore punk and Art, with my sarcasm
What is the biggest mistake you have made?
What is the biggest success you have had?
Sell some few shirts at punk gig and make Insta @rebelsocietykr and now on this April I’m going to release my “UTOPIA N.1” zine
A source of inspiration people may find weird?
Korea..maybe punk rock cause its really small culture that was almost dead and some writer i meat said he though punk's are psycho stud leather jacket,Pocket knife and lots of piercings hahaha
Favorite color to use?
Black & white
Are there any retail shops you would love to see you brand in?
Only few local shops in south korea but i want to only open pop up shops while throw some hardcore punk gig if i can
Another Brand that inspires you and why?
Japanese brand like Undercover, Fpar, Bounty Hunter, Neighborhood, Wtaps cause high quality fabrics and 7~90’s Punk n Hardcore band march with reasonable price
Where do you see yourself and the brand in 1 year and 5 years?
aybe still selling hoodie shirts and zine with some skate deck or maybe dead cause few korean “Street wear brands” love copying other creative brand or artist and produce it with dirt cheap price Or killed by shitty Korean fast fashion trend hahaha
In 5 words or less describe your brand?
Raw & Hard