Tokyo Fashion Award Winner – DIGAWEL

Tokyo Fashion Award Winner – DIGAWEL

A few weeks ago, Tokyo Fashion Award selected 6 Winners, among which the brand DIGAWEL, which shows quite an interesting aesthetic. DIGAWEL was founded in 2006 by Kohei Nishimura. Interestingly, the collections of DIGAWEL are quite unisex, and womenswear was …

Tokyo Fashion Award Winner – SOE

Tokyo Fashion Award Winner – SOE

Last Friday, Tokyo Fashion Award selected 6 Winners, among which the brand Soe, which deserves a thorough introduction. Soe was started in 2001, and has since developed as a contemporary urban brand. Since 2017, the label has expanded into womenswear, …

Tokyo Fashion Award Winner – KUON

Tokyo Fashion Award Winner – KUON

Last Friday, Tokyo Fashion Award selected 6 Winners, among which the brand Kuon, which deserves a thorough introduction. Kuon is an independent label started in 2016, designed by Shinichiro Ishibashi. After graduating from the institution that is Bunka Fashion College, he …

Discovered SS18 – Runway @ Amazon Tokyo Fashion Week

Discovered SS18 – Runway @ Amazon Tokyo Fashion Week

Last night, the label led by Tatsuya Kimura & Sanae Yoshida presented their latest collection at Shibuya Hikarie Hall. The crowd was young and edgy, and the pre-show even toyed with our perception of realities. Is DHL a fashion-meme, a fashion …

DressedUndressed FW17 – Runway

DressedUndressed FW17 – Runway

DressedUndressed stands out as an uncommon case these days, when most Japanese labels emerging on the global stage are very streetwear focused. The brand started by Takeshi Kitazawa and Emiko Sato rather looks into a conceptual closet for Men (and Women), …

Hello Nature – Namu Shop

Hello Nature – Namu Shop

Online shops are not just convenient and tech-oriented. They are sometimes places where natural-driven and carefully-made fashion can be found. Nature and simplicity is what defines Houston-based Namu Shop. Anchored in regional culture, founders James Kang and Jessie Lee are …

D.TT.K FW17 – R Painted Light Coat

D.TT.K FW17 – R Painted Light Coat

Labeled Coats are staples of the advanced menswear head’s closet since Vetements released their long raincoat. These past seasons we have all spotted the Comme des Garçons “Boys” coat, the OAMC Staff Jacket, or the Alyx “New Happiness” Bomber. This …

Rostersox – Baseball Bear Socks

Rostersox – Baseball Bear Socks

Of course all of us in the know get our low-key cotton socks from MUJI. But looking to make a subtle difference, we should all look into Rostersox. The brand encapsulates the vibrant American-turned-Japanese sports culture into high-quality socks made …

Roar Guns FW17 – LOOKBOOK

Roar Guns FW17 – LOOKBOOK

A recurring name among interesting designers from Tokyo, Roar 🔫 has continued expanding its vision with this FW17 Collection. Saburo Hamanaka takes his original Far West inspirations into a timeless and intriguing interpretation, borrowing references from streetwear and contemporary menswear, to create a …

SOE FW17 – Man on the Moon Short Coat

SOE FW17 – Man on the Moon Short Coat

Outerwear pieces are usually classics with a twist. But sometimes, a classic piece can be a coat with a daring feature and a retro reference. SOE FW17 includes this recognizable coat, short like a bomber but soft and textured like …

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