Milk Studios and Burton Join Forces On Limited Edition Hoodies & Packs

Photo by Chantal Adair©
Collaboration between the media and photo studio and snowboard company includes hoodie and backpack

NEW YORK, Dec. 5, 2014-- Milk, a content, creative and media company that stands at the intersection of fashion, music, photography, art and film, announced today a collaboration with Burton Snowboards, the world's leading snowboard company.

The collaboration includes a limited edition technical bonded hoodie featuring a custom silhouette and the F Stop backpack designed specifically for professional photographers. The F Stop backpack includes specialized compartments for camera equipment and is lined with photos from MilkMade.com, Milk's online editorial platform.

"After years of friendship and collaboration, it seems only fitting to be working on a project with Burton specially made for rule breakers and risk takers," says Mazdack Rassi, Co-Founder and Creative Director of Milk. "We are thrilled to be working with Burton, a brand that is aligned with Milk's core principles and values."

"Over the years, Rassi has become an incredibly good friend," said Jake Burton, Founder & Chairman of Burton Snowboards. "We've had some fun times hanging and working together in New York, but even more fun riding together in the mountains of Vermont and Colorado. The man is passionate about snowboarding and it rubs off. So working with Rassi and Milk on this project has been a privilege, especially on the limited edition F-Stop pack because it's the go-to pack for all snowboard photographers. It changed the game so to speak, and with Milk's input and modifications we're working to achieve the same performance for fashion photographers."

Milk has hosted Burton's seasonal showcases and press previews for years, including Burton's 2015 Winter Showroom event this past June.

The limited edition hoodie will be sold exclusively at Burton's flagship store at 106 Spring Street starting on Friday, December 5th.

About Milk :

Milk stands at the crossroads of the fashion, music, photography, and film worlds. Based out of New York and Los Angeles – Milk spans contemporary culture and is a hub for nurturing creativity and supporting partnerships with some of the industry's most visionary talent and innovative brands. Over the last 18 years Milk has evolved beyond a photography studio to a creative, content, and media company including Legs Media – an experiential and multi-media production company, Milk Agency – a full-service agency, Milk Gallery, a photography gallery representing established and emerging talent, MADE Fashion Week, a platform for emerging design talent, and Milkmade.com an online editorial platform with a community of over 1 million. Milk is a creative ecosystem where visionary designers, artists, and brands come together to create, collaborate and share their work with the most influential audience in the world.

About Burton :

In 1977, Jake Burton Carpenter founded Burton Snowboards out of his Vermont barn and has dedicated his life to snowboarding ever since. Burton has played a pivotal role in growing snowboarding from a backyard hobby to a world-class sport by creating ground-breaking products, supporting a team of top snowboarders and pushing resorts to allow snowboarding. Today, Burton designs and manufactures industry-leading products for snowboarding and the snowboard lifestyle, including snowboards, boots, bindings, outerwear and layering as well as year-round apparel, packs/bags and accessories. Privately held and owned by Jake and his wife, Burton President Donna Carpenter, Burton's headquarters are in Burlington, Vermont with offices in Austria, Japan, Australia, California, Canada and China.

For more information on Burton, head to www.burton.com and follow our line at facebook.com/burtonsnowboards, twitter.com/burtonsnowboard and @burtonsnowboards on Instagram.

SOURCE Milk through PRNewswire-USNewswire by press release

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