Introducing Metamorphism: A Craft Syndicate Streetwear Collection

Legendary NYC streetwear designer Jeff Staple partnered with Craft Syndicate winner Alexander-John to create a capsule collection like no other. “Metamorphism” showcased an intricate hand-painted marbling technique on a range of canvases, from shirts to kicks and even basketballs. The unique streetwear line made its debut at a Craft Syndicate event held at Extra Butter in NYC.

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Jeff Staple

You can't rep New York any harder than Jeff Staple. For nearly 20 years, the designer and consultant has created fashion inspired by the music, art, and style of the streets. What began as a handmade t-shirt has exploded into one of the most recognized streetwear brands in the world. The iconic Staple Pigeon fuels Staple's extensive apparel line and continues to drive his collaborations in the worlds of street culture and design.


Alexander-John is a self-taught artist who specializes in concept design, fashion, art and footwear design. His artistic style consists of a unique blend of street art and surrealism, which he's applied to hand-painted sneakers and several murals across the country. Born in Louisiana but raised in multiple states, Alexander-John has acquired the various style and cultural aspects of every city he's called home. His travels continue to inspire his design work.