Ed Hardy from Art to Clothing
Don Ed Hardy is one of the widely recognized person in the US renowned for his unique tattoo artwork. As a pupil of Sailor Jerry (another famous
name in the tattoo industry), Hardy is popularly recognized for incorporating Japanese tattoo aesthetic and technique into his work in which have led
him to establish a strong name in the tattoo industry.
After years and years of perfecting his style and techniques, enjoying the limelight and recognitions from his tattoo artistry, Don Ed Hardy now chose a
more quieter life in retirement. He now spends his time overseeing and mentoring artists at his San Francisco studio, Tattoo City. Since the 1980s, he
has concentrated heavily on non-tattoo based art forms, especially printmaking, drawing, and painting.
Other than printmaking, drawing, and painting, have also become a designer of clothing lines known now as Ed Hardy Clothing. In 2002 Hardy was
approached by Ku USA, Inc. to produce a line of clothing based on Hardy's art and a licence agreement was signed. Within two years, the collection
had drawn the interest of Saks companies. Hardy and Ku USA formed Hardy Life LLC, which holds the trademark ownership as well as the copyrights
to all his images. Buy discounted clothing lines by visiting an online wholesale clothing shop.
From a simple collection of clothing lines for men, Ed Hardy clothing lines have become a full line of clothing lines and accessories that includes
women's apparel such as bottoms, hoodies/outerwear, intimates/lingerie, and swimwear. Other expansions also included bags/purses, caps, jewelries,
scarves, shoes, socks, sunglasses, wallets, watches, and wristbands.
Popular celebrities has also been spotted sporting an Ed Hardy branded clothing line such as Maddona's daughter Lourdes Leon, Maddona herself,
Djimoun, Zac Efron, Girls Next Door actress Kendra, Katie Price, Katy Perry, and Bill Clinton. Get a chance to get yourself your own collection of Ed
Hardy branded clothing line by visiting an online clothing shop.