Crime X Punishment Produces Its Collection Inside a Prison

Crime X Punishment is and up-and-coming Russian streetwear line manufactured by Russian prisoners.

After being sent to a Russian jail for two weeks, Crime X Punishment co-founder Mike was inspired to live each day to the fullest. Upon his release, he decided to do so and began the streetwear line with his friend Leonid. Each piece from the line is partially manufactured at the Federal State Institution Correctional Facility. Inmates are paid for their labor which in turn helps prepare them for life outside of prison. Aware that their idea held international appeal, the duo has now launched their first collection internationally. With USSR imagery (though they reject the Soviet meaning behind the symbols) and Cyrillic text, Crime X Punishment works as a representation of Russian youth culture.