Palm Angels Purple Trackpants
In 2014 Palm Angels founder, Fransesco Ragazzi released a Coffee table book featuring a foreword written by Pharrell Williams titled “Palm Angels”. The photography book features a series of black and white images exploring the life of skaters in Los Angeles. Ragazzi captures the importance of skating culture in the city and narrates the transition skating has made from something solely recognised as a hobby/sport to a main inspiration of modern day streetwear culture. In 2015 Fransesco Ragazzi debutes his first collection with Palm Angels. In the next years the brand quickly evolves in one of the most popular brands amongst rappers,artists and streetwear fashion enthousiasts. Palm Angels describes itself as celebrating American Culture with a different perspective. The Italian background of Ragazzi mixed with the laid back LA skaters style is what forms the unique aspect of Palm Angels.