It has been two years since we have seen the introduction of the SLEEP-OVER brand with their first video. Since then a lot has changed, from the crew to the clothes and the vibe in general. Were the first video was sexy, to say the least, this one is strictly about the skating or as the founder Fatos Veseli said “I wanted this one to be for the skaters, the people that backed the brand”.
IN 2020 Fatos has taken the reigns and has pulled the brand closer to his own person. “At the start, I was wearing hoody’s, T-shirts and tighter pants but I was dreaming of the South of France. Driving along the coast in a cabriolet car. We needed and wanted to make those clothes to connect to our base but I wanted to evolve and project the brand to where I feel I want to be. Now we have gotten to a place where the designs and the cuts are our own. That means a lot.”
There is no denying that this brand is being propelled forward by hard work and love for what SLEEP-OVER means to the people working on it. Pascal Kurth & Gabriel Dimming worked on the video up to the moment the beamer projected the light onto the silver screen. “They have been the motor behind this video, not me. I want them to have their day in the sun, to shine for a moment, because they put it all into the video.” Fatos told me.
For people that have seen the brand grow, it has been quite the journey, but for the people in the know, it hasn’t been a surprise that the changes have worked. Their newest collection is being worn by both men and women alike. So cheers, to SLEEP-OVER and the hard work behind it, because that is the foundation of any successful brand.
Wednesday we premiered part one of Leon Moss’ “BENDER” video, today we close the show by giving you part 2.
Press play, there is really not much more to say, the skating does the talking and part 2 starts with a loud shout!
Leon would like to thank all involved and we would like to thank him in return for the collaborative efforts.
About 2 months ago we got a DM it was from a guy we know called @kuyt3000. We had met him in Düsseldorf during skate week but had previous knowledge of him through our doings with the Europe Co. his message read as follows:
Hey, my friend Leon just told me in the train that he would really like it if you would host his video after the premiere. And since he is asking I thought I would ask you guys because the connect is there YO!
Needless to say, I asked if he could put me in touch with Leon and we would take it from there. The rest was easy, the video was sent, watched by us and we uploaded the video files. We then asked Leon what he wanted people to know about the video and he sent us in response:
I moved to Düsseldorf in December of 2017, this footage was filmed in the 12 months after my move. I filmed in the gist of the video in Düsseldorf & Aachen but we also went to Cologne and the rest of the Ruhr valley :-).
we guess he is right the rest is just a formality. Press play and enjoy the video!
Starting something completely on your own, at one point in your life, is a natural step for someone motivated and creative. Fatos Veseli is not a new guy to the German skateboarding scene and definitely one of the most shining characters from the city of Cologne. The city with the Dom is quite sexy, we have to admit; definitely not because of the architecture (the city got bombed to a high percentage during WW2) but more of its people. If you have ever been to Cologne you know what we are talking about, it is almost like you can touch the harmony that is in the air.
Fatos is using Sleep-Over as his very own creative outlet and all of his friends are down with that and support his vision, that’s something you can clearly see in this first ever brand video featuring guys like Kalle Wiehn, Kevin Vietzke, Norman Wirtz, Daniel Giesecke and quite a lot of more new faces. The girls you see on the video are all good friends of the guys above, big Thank you to Anke, Charly, Mareike, Maureen,Meagan and Sophie.
A film by Gabriel Dimmig.
The Sleep-Over X Robotron Skateboards collaboration is now available HERE.