Band of Outsiders and Starbucks are teaming up for a collection of exclusive mugs.

The LA based brand is set to create two limited edition ceramic mugs, which are designed as a tribute to founder and creative director Scott Sternberg's slang word for coffee, "drip". The mugs' distinguishing features will be black or multicolour paint dripping down Starbucks' signature coffee cups.

Steven Kolb, CEO at the CFDA, was responsible for initiating the deal, and Sternberg happily agreed, stating, "You get these phone calls from Steven a couple of times a year and he usually prefaces it 'I think you're going to say no...' but I sort of surprised him – and instinctually and immediately jumped on it".

The collaborative creations will go on sale this week, and are set to sell for around $15.