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Uniqlo lands Mona Lisa T-shirt deal with the Louvre

Masterpiece-decorated apparel to hit store shelves next week

Uniqlo's collaboration on T-shirts with the Louvre will feature motifs by British designer Peter Saville.   © Mona Lisa – Portrait of Lisa Gherardini, wife of Francesco del Giocondo / Leonardo Da Vinci © RMN Grand Palais (Musée du Louvre) / Michel Urtado © Peter Saville

TOKYO -- The Louvre has agreed to enter into a four-year collaboration deal with Uniqlo, with the Japanese chain's T-shirts to feature the Mona Lisa and other masterpieces held by the Paris museum.

The T-shirts will go on sale Feb. 5 at select Uniqlo locations in Japan and online, the Japanese casualwear retailer said Friday. They will be sold under the UT brand, Uniqlo's label for collaborative graphic prints with license holders.

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