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In a world dominated by disposable, cheap throwaway clothing, we want to share our vision of a sustainable, machine washable culture. Our program of 100% organic cotton and recycled polyester ensures that when we add our art to such glorious products we are creating masterpieces of clothing with fine art adorned. We will not be cowed by our accountants and financial advisers, who try to convince us that we can make it cheaper and sell it for more margin. All those who seek to buy inferior garments have to realise that we will never allow the dust and germs of...

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Reg Mombassa: his work is surreal and familiar, eclectic and homogeneous, colourful and drab, crazy and calm, logical and incoherent. Reg's (Born Chris O' Doherty) work's been found on album covers, walls, billboards, buses, trams, posters, cards, calendars: you name it. Since the 80's, we've put it on just about everything too - becoming as synonymous with Mambo as art itself.  To that, we salute him. And that salute is a 41 gun (all blazing) collection - this one - put together using some of our favourite Reg graphics from the past 30 years for your delectation. Ye shall be...

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Over the next few months, we'll be dropping a series of limited-edition collections inspired by Mambo's history. Numero uno celebrates perhaps our best-known graphic - Richard Allan's 1985 Farting (and other misbehavioural misdemeanours) Dog. That was a bit more than 30 years ago but we're rolling with "30th Anniversary Collection" as we were too fucked-up to remember to do one back in 2015. Expect tees, long sleeves, crews, hoods, and maybe one or two surprises over the next few weeks.  Shop here.

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  Mambo loves art. Art is the reason that Mambo exists : to build a product that we could cover with some top-shelf quality art - and to pay off some parking fines (and to meet some models or aspiring actresses working as waitresses ).   There’s no object or item of clothing that won’t look better after it has been introduced to a piece of quality Mambo artwork. From a toilet door to a canvas covered by Renaissance paint, objects can be transformed with the addition of an enigmatic looking woman posing in front of an Italianate backdrop or...

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  Here are some things that may blow your mind a little.  The name Mambo is an abbreviation of a Latin phrase that appeared on the back of a medal that was presented to Elvis Presley by former US President, Richard Nixon.   Mambo’s first t-shirt graphic, ‘Invasion of The Chain Store Surfers’ was adapted from a crudely printed t-shirt found stretched over the passenger seat of an abandoned panel van in the Sydney suburb of Redfern.   An early Mambo poster, Live Fast, Die Young In A Nice Pair Of Shorts featured a teenager wearing ‘a nice pair of...

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