Posted by Paul Grimwood on Mar, 05 2021

Bruno Mars Collaborates with Lacoste

Bruno Mars has landed his debut fashion collaboration, with Lacoste.

Bruno Mars for Lacoste

Bruno Mars has landed his debut fashion collaboration, launching a collection named after his alter ego, Ricky Regal, with Lacoste.

The inaugural collection deftly fuses the French brand’s heritage elements with Ricky Regal’s 1960-’70s glam aesthetic. The ready-to-wear pieces include tracksuits, fluid button-up shirts, retro-inspired polos, patterned shorts, and a batch of fitted T-shirts. The range is rounded out by a selection of accessories, like slides, socks, and a pair of aviator glasses.

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The Finesse hitmaker, who follows in the footsteps of fellow musician Tyler, The Creator, took to social media to announce the news, posting, "When I’m on stage I go by Bruno Mars. When I’m making lavish luxurious garments, I go by @RickyRegal. Thank you @Lacoste ? I'm a fashion designer now! Catch me at a fabric store near you."

“I’ve been very fortunate to have been asked to do collaborations in the past, but it always came with guidelines,” Mars said in a statement. “Lacoste was the first and only brand that said ‘Bruno we want you to make this truly yours.’ The respect of such creative freedom coming from a heritage fashion house was an honor.”

The collection’s launch coincides with the release of “Leave the Door Open,” a track from Mars and Anderson .Paak. under the Silk Sonic moniker.