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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…

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Evisen Skateboards Combines Japanese and Western Influences for Summer Lineup

Working in a complementary fashion to its recently released “Essence” board series, Japanese skate brand Evisen Skateboards is back yet again, this time to unveil a small apparel collection. Designed with the warmer months of the upcoming 2017 spring/summer season in mind, the lineup features a broad range of items including graphic long sleeve pullov…

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G-SHOCK’s New Luxury MR-G Salutes Japanese Military Commanders

Casio G-SHOCK has unveiled a new member to its luxury MR-G line: the MRGG1000B-1A4. Paying homage to the watch label’s Japanese heritage, this special timepiece features the Akazonae red color found on elite samurai armor, symbolizing the rank and valor amongst traditional Japanese military commanders.

The robust model incorporates an industrial strength black titanium bezel…

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ASICS GEL-Respector “Japanese Garden” Brings the Zen for Spring

ASICS delivers another knockout colorway for the GEL-Respector inspired by traditional Japanese gardens. This time, the retro silhouette features a buttery suede upper in taupe, teal gray and delicate ash pink. Hits of beige on the collar and laces, a white Gel-cushioned midsole and teal outsole tie together the harmonious colorway. Other luxurious touches include perf…

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Why are Japanese Designers Choosing Copenhagen for Their European Debut?

It’s no secret that Japan and Scandinavia have long seen each other as kindred spirits in terms of their shared love for minimalist, carefully considered design. This much extends to fashion design, where the average pedestrian on the streets of Tokyo’s Shinagawa and Copenhagen’s Christianshavn districts can be found dressed impeccably and effortlessly…

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Watch This Professional Japanese Flutist Cover Michael Jackson’s “Smooth Criminal”

Classical music covers of popular songs are a wonderful thing. The latest video to surface shows a traditional Japanese rendition of Michael Jackson’s “Smooth Criminal, performed by professional shakuhachi (a Japanese bamboo flute) player Yuko Watanabe along with two backup performers on a koto (a stringed…

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