Tag Archives: Japanese

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…

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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…

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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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