0

Your Cart is Empty

Lora Zombie & why we're stoked for this collab

December 01, 2020

wolf looking at reflection in galaxy

WHO IS LORA ZOMBIE?

Lora Zombie (LZ) is a very talented artist with a very interesting story. Lora grew up in Russia where she was never classically trained in art but excelled at her craft nonetheless. (We actually think this makes her extra special!)

The magic all began when she started drawing her family's pets when she was just 5 or 6 years old. Rather than receive guidance from an instructor, Lora spent all her time immersing herself in various art forms including a TON of American television (Star Wars, Batman, Looney Tunes, etc.) before becoming particularly interested in comics and comic book art.

Lora Zombie art

HOW'D SHE GET THE NAME "LORA ZOMBIE"?

At the young age of 15, Lora became fascinated by the virtual British band, The Gorillaz. She was so enthralled by them, she actually made it her goal to go to London and work for the Zombie Flesh Eaters (the creative studio behind The Gorillaz). Just one year later, Lora managed to land some illustration work with a client based in England, and off to London she went! While there, she made it a point to swing by the Zombie Flesh Eaters Studio and showed up at their doorstep, portfolio in hand. But, rather than receive the warm welcome she had hoped for, she learned an important lesson about dealing with Expectations vs. Reality. When she arrived at the studio, she rang the doorbell and was met by a woman at the door. The woman took one look at Lora and, unsure of what to make of the young woman at their doorstep, promptly closed the door in her face.

Lora Zombie painting art

While things clearly didn't go as planned, Lora remained resilient and continued to work on her craft.Unfazed by her experience in London, she began signing her work as Lora Zombie. She returned to Russia and kept painting, but now Lora was focused on making her own ideas come to life instead of just making art related to the Gorillaz characters. In 2009, she started sharing her artwork on a few Banksy internet art forums where she quickly gained notoriety—and the rest is history.

WHY WE WANTED TO COLLAB...

Besides the obvious (uhh, her work is AMAZING), we wanted to collaborate with LZ because we love the colors she uses, the animals she features, and just the overall whimsical vibe her art gives off. Not to mention, our audiences are pretty similar! Both of our communities appreciate art, love funky fashion, and most importantly... have a huge affinity for animals!

Lora Zombie holding jar of paint brushes

RELEASING DECEMBER 7
— Lora Zombie Capsule Collection —

All photos courtesy of @LoraZombie

Collector Edition Cotton Candy Kitten Hood
Playful 🐾 Adventurous 🐾 Loving

model wearing faux fur hood

Collector Edition Unicorn Galaxy Throw
Majestic 🐾 Transformative 🐾 Magical

faux fur throw on blanket

Collector Edition Crescent Wolf Throw
Brave 🐾 Inquisitive 🐾 Loyal

galaxy faux fur throw on bed

Connect with Lora Zombie:
Facebook | Instagram | Twitter




Also in New & Noteworthy

Festivals are BACK: Music & Art Festivals Happening in 2022
Festivals are BACK: Music & Art Festivals Happening in 2022

May 11, 2022

Can't remember the last time you were at a music or art festival? Neither can we! 

If you feel like live music has been missing from your life for far too long, you're not alone! Check out the '2022 Festivals' we are most excited about!!

Read More
Everything To Know About Saving Endangered Animals
Everything To Know About Saving Endangered Animals

February 01, 2022

The cycle of life is a natural process. Yet, there is nothing natural about the accelerated extinction rate of endangered animals. TBH, the extinction rate is likely linked to human action (or lack thereof). Here's how we can take more significant action to save our furry friends.

Read More
Making Changes for Animal Welfare
Making Changes for Animal Welfare

January 04, 2022

Nothing blows our fur the wrong way more than the neglect of animal welfare. As big animal lovers, we're committed to spreading the word about the need for more animal welfare advocates! Learn what you can do to lend a paw. :)
Read More

JOIN THE PACK & Get 10% OFF YOUR FIRST ORDER!

By submitting this form, you agree to receive recurring automated promotional and personalized marketing text messages (e.g. cart reminders) from SpiritHoods at the cell number used when signing up. Consent is not a condition of any purchase. Reply HELP for help and STOP to cancel. Msg frequency varies. Msg & data rates may apply.View Terms & Privacy

By submitting this form, you agree to receive recurring automated promotional and personalized marketing text messages (e.g. cart reminders) from SpiritHoods at the cell number used when signing up. Consent is not a condition of any purchase. Reply HELP for help and STOP to cancel. Msg frequency varies. Msg & data rates may apply.View Terms & Privacy