Douglas Coupland may be best known as the author that popularized the term "Generation X," but he's also an artist, a designer, and a Canadian, so it makes a bit of sense that he would team up with that most iconically Canadian clothing retailer, Roots, for a new clothing line. The result of that collaboration is "Roots x Douglas Coupland," which is apparently inspired in part by Canada's history in telecommunications, and by Coupland's idea that "what really links Canadians together is that we're all far apart." Of course, that hardly means the collection is just for Canadians. After all, who can't appreciate a wireframe beaver t-shirt or a motherboard tube skirt?

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