Carrots by Anwar Carrots edition Fontaines are the 7th deck of Fontaine Cards by
Zach Mueller, made in collaboration with Carrots by Anwar Carrots. A limited run of 10,000 decks sold out in 79 minutes.*
In September of 2016 I drove to downtown Los Anegeles' Fashion District to meet Anwar Carrots.
As a long time fan of the Carrots brand, I went to talk streetwear, and give Anwar Fontaines.
I arrived at the last hour on the last day of clothing tradeshow for buyers and distributors. I slept in.
As booths were packing up, I introduced myself to Anwar, showed cardistry, and told him my story.
"Honestly I haven't met anyone yet at this event I want to work with, except one guy who I might make a 1/1 snowboard with", Anwar said, pausing.
"Let's do a deck."
Joining cardistry and streetwear has been a longtime dream. Lining up at supreme in 2011, I dreamt of a day when kids would line up for playing cards.
I've been a fan of Anwar since tumblr, thru PNCintl, and you'll see me wearing carrots in my videos since 2013. I genuinely love this brand. Anwar and I started working on this collection over 10 months ago. Today Carrots Fontaines are a reality. To hold this deck, with my logo and the carrots logo, is very surreal.
My first collab being with my favorite street wear brand is a dream. Kids lining up at Round Two for a deck of cards is a dream. Making friends in streetwear, learning and getting inspired by Jered Vargas, Mike Cherman, Alex Bortz, Joey Paschette, Bobby Hundreds, Andy Paz, Ryan O'Conner, and Sean Wotherspoon is a dream.
All of these dreams are actually becoming a reality. It's fucking nuts, and I'm so honored and humbled to be part of it all. This is just the beginning.
The last edition of Fontaine Cards, SLEIGHT edition Fontaines, 10,000 decks sold out in 80 minutes. This time, we're limiting each order to 36 decks. We hope this will give more of our fans a chance to get a Carrots Fontaine deck. As with all our decks, Carrots Fontaines will not be re-stocked or re-printed.