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SONIC YOUTH’S KIM GORDON IS WORKING WITH FRENCH FASHION LABEL SURFACE TO AIR…


The New York Times has a profile of Gordon’s collaboration with Surface to Air (they make medium-expensive, skinny clothing):

Kim Gordon, a woman who spent the last 30 years crisscrossing the country in a tour bus as the bassist for Sonic Youth, wanted the capsule collection that she designed with the French brand Surface to Air to do two very specific things — mix and match, and fit in the overhead compartment of a bus…

Grand Life:

Sonic Youth’s front woman and iconic 90′s heroine, Kim Gordon is no stranger to fashion design. In the early 90′s, Gordon (along with Daisy von Furth) started sister company to Beastie Boys’ X-Large streetwear label, X-girl (modeled by Sofia Coppola and Chloë Sevigny). X-girl became the official uniform of hip NY girls, from Zoe Cassavetes to Ione Skye, and if you weren’t all about it, you were not cool…