Ghost in the Shell | Wacko Maria SS23
Ghost in the Shell | Wacko Maria SS23

Established in 2005, Wacko Maria is the brainchild of former football players, Atsuhiko Mori and Keiji Ishizuka. A label that derives aesthetic inspiration from a shared love of film, music, design and art, with their latest collection delivering a cyberpunk infused commemoration to the 1995 sci-fi film Ghost in the Shell directed by Mamoru Oshii. Alongside the Ghost in the Shell collaboration Wacko Maria unveils a series of relaxed-fit Basquiat button ups, tattoo artist Tim Lehi infused graphics, a series of incense chambers and jewellery. Wacko Maria has gained cult-status within the fashion community both on a global and local scale for their bold undeniably eye-catching pieces, their collaboration with the Ghost in the Shell franchise demonstrates their artistic versatility as they clearly depict that a piece of anime history can be worn effortlessly within the streetwear scene.

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Honouring their founding design inspiration, the label continuously provides notorious homages to artistic works of historical creative significance. Directed by Mamoru Oshii in 2029 the sci-fi action film Ghost in the Shell follows the journey of Major Motoko Kusanagi, a cyborg police officer, as she pursues a hacker known as the Puppet Master. The film delves into philosophical themes of identity, consciousness, and technology in a visually stimulating cyberpunk world. The 1995 cinematic masterpiece captured the attention of millions worldwide and continues to maintain this legacy being considered as one of the most culturally influential films of its time.



Defining characteristics of Wacko Maria's collaborations is their eclectic mix of cultural influences and pop-culture references. Gaining inspiration from various subcultures and their love for vintage and 90's aesthetics, the brand's graphics are a unique combination of diverse creative elements. This creatively distinct fusion of contemporary design and past moments of cultural significance create a completely unique aesthetic. What truly differentiates Wacko Maria from the contemporary streetwear zeitgeist is their notable collaborations with film franchises, artists, and musicians. Furthermore, Wacko Maria's commitment to quality is evident in their meticulous craftsmanship and hyper focus to detail. Constructing garments from premium fabrics such as rayon, a soft, breathable, and comfortable fabric that mimics the luxurious feel of silk and linen.



Add an ecclectic touch to your space or tand out from the crowd with a truly unique yet rebellious piece from Wacko Maria's latest collection. Wacko Maria stands as a testament to the power of creativity and individual expression within the streetwear sphere, straying away from the cyclical nature of trends. With evidently fearless designs, commitment to quality, and notorious collaborations, the brand continues to captivate the wardrobes of fashion enthusiasts worldwide. Stand out from the crowd wearing a truly unique yet rebellious piece from Wacko Maria's latest collection.


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