Tag Archives: Japanese

Ariana Grande’s Japanese “7 Rings” Tattoo Actually Translate to “Small Charcoal Grill”

Ariana Grande recently got a tattoo to celebrate her new “7 Rings” single going No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 but encountered one major problem. What she thought said “7 Rings” in Japanese kanji actually translate to “Small Charcoal Grill.” She revealed the new tattoo on her Instagram pa…


adidas Skateboarding Teams With Japanese Skate Brand Evisen For A New 3MC

Though it was born in sunny California streets and emptied-out pools, skateboarding has since grown into a sport that’s loved worldwide and has set down deep roots in locales as far off as Japan. And when it comes to Japanese skate brands, one of the names that first comes to mind is unquestionably Evisen — a company launched in 2011 by founder Katsumi Minami that boasts some of Japan’s most elite skaters as its team members. Now, Eveisen has linked up with the Trefoil Brand for…

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KAPITAL’s BORO Transcription Vest Explores Traditional Japanese Weaving

Adding to its range of uniquely Japanese garments, KAPITAL put together a new vest that ties traditional handcrafting with a contemporary design sensibility.

KAPITAL’s new BORO Transcription Indigo KEEL Weaving Vest utilizes an intricate knitting method from Japan’s prehistoric Jōmon period to create…


Horibe Associates Creates a Modern Japanese Home Steeped in Tradition

Nestled in Japan’s Shiga Prefecture lies one of Horibe Associates latest developments. Sitting on a picturesque path leading to a Shinto shrine is a home steeped in cultural tradition, while at the same time showcasing a conceptual balance between rustic materiality and geometry.

Constructed in the customary hira…


YSTRDY’S TMRRW Serves Up New Collection of Japanese Streetwear

For Spring/Summer 2018, Japan’s YSTRDY’S TMRRW prepares an array of denim-heavy goods. This new collection sees designer Kazuya Sugano revise traditional Japanese clothing and American staples.

The experience Sugano gleaned from a decade as an assistant designer at nonnative is on full display here. An assortment of wearable ite…