Collaborations

We partner with friends, artists and brands we admire for their modern sensibilities to bring new ideas to market. By being inclusive rather than exclusive our goal is to give design power back to independent brands and in turn bringing better value to consumers. 

  • GRATEFUL DEAD

    Just in time for the return of live music — we linked with Grateful Dead to release their first-ever collection of sunglasses. The Grateful Dead × AKILA collection features two sets of sunglasses inspired by the band’s iconic style and imagery.  

  • COOL CALM STUDIOS

    Cool Calm Studios is a Creative Studio based inLos Angeles, California specializing in wears/wares. The Damiano is inspired by the "Golden Era" of pornography and its crowned king Gerard Damiano.

  • IISE

    IISE, which translates to “2nd generation”, is a brand dedicated to creating products with a distinct interpretation of both modern and traditional Korean culture. Each piece is inspired by Seoul, utilizing a mix of Korean design aesthetics. Using high quality materials and a focus on craftsmanship, IISE strives to create wardrobe staples with special characteristics that make each piece uniquely IISE.