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SFMOMA is shuttering its doors this Sunday after the last museum patron exits through the revolving doors. No, not forever—but for a three-year expansion that might feel like forever. To ease the pain, East Bay label Job & Boss collaborated with artist Desiree Holman to create a commemorative capsule collection of specially-dyed jackets to remember this momentous event.
Brook Lane and Kirby McKenzie, the creative duo behind Job & Boss, met while studying at the California College of the Arts and now work out of their Oakland studio cutting, dying, and sewing to create one-of-a-kind pieces. Until now, they've stuck to accessories, and have quickly become known and admired for their Shibori-dyed totes, scarves and saddle bags. Cue fellow Oakland creative Holman, who identifies fantasy as both her method and her subject matter. The partnership forged into new frontiers, resulting in the brand's first foray into apparel, with jackets to commemorate a new SFMOMA. And stay tuned, the designers tell us a full line of clothing may not be too far behind.
Head to Sunday's SFMOMA Farewell Processional and be the first to see miniature versions of these bolero-like beauties on the Indigo Children performers. The jackets won't be available for sale during the event, but if you like what you see, hop online to the Job & Boss store to order your own. The jackets are made to order (sizes run from adult to child) and will be priced in the $200 range, depending on length of material.
So now there are two perks from the reno: a new museum and a work of art, yours to wear to fill the void of SFMOMA for the next few years. And remember, from now through the party, admission is free. Go and bid SFMOMA a proper "so long!" and give your best wishes for a safe return.—Esther Hahn
· Job & Boss [Official Site]
· SF MOMA [Official Site]