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Bringing a burst of colour to spring, by Parra founder Pieter ‘Parra’ Jannsen has created a fresh selection of creative and unique artwork for his latest collection of beach shirts, graphic t-shirts and printed swim shorts. Using his signature colour palette of light pink, blue and red, each style has its own distinctive character and presents Janssen’s artistic vision. Suitable for wear in and out of the water, the Dogface Swim Shorts are made from a water-repellent fabric and feature an all over print of an illustrated white dog paired with stylised ‘Parra’ lettering. Similarly, the Madame Beach Shirt also showcases a bold repeat print of a woman reclining in a deckchair and has been cut to a slightly loose fit to provide casual comfort. Demonstrating his ability to transfer his signature style across a variety of mediums, last summer saw Pieter add to his library of collaborative footwear styles with the Nike SB x Parra Dunk Low OG model which incorporated signature colours within custom embroidery and a vibrant lining design.

Based in Amsterdam and founded by Pieter ‘Parra’ Janssen, an artist, designer and pro skater originally sponsored by Colorblind, Janssen’s design flare shone through during his early career and led him to become an art director and graphic designer for parties and venues in Amsterdam during the early ‘90s. He then launched his first clothing label Rockwell in 2002 and specialised in t-shirts with large custom graphic prints. The brand progressed in 2004 and led to the creation of ‘Rustico The Great’ which helped to elevate the brand and Janssen’s presence with two collections a year of sweaters, jackets, hats and homewares. His second and now current project, by Parra, slowly took over and has remained a wearable outlet for his creativity with collections that have been produced mindfully with eco pre washes, custom silhouettes and high quality silk screen prints that showcase his artwork at its very best. Postponed until 2021, we’re looking forward to the custom Nike SB uniform designed by Piet which will be unveiled in the Tokyo Olympics.

Bringing a burst of colour to spring, by Parra founder Pieter ‘Parra’ Jannsen has created a fresh selection of creative and unique artwork for his latest collection of beach shirts, graphic t-shirts and printed swim shorts. Using his signature colour palette of light pink, blue and red, each style has its own distinctive character and presents Janssen’s artistic vision. Suitable for wear in and out of the water, the Dogface Swim Shorts are made from a water-repellent fabric and...