Tag Archives: Urban

nunc Creates Functional Pieces for the Urban Man

Koki Furuya, along with another designer from master-piece, recently launched nunc placing focus on providing utilitarian bags and accessories. The origin of the label’s name “nunc” means “now” in Latin. It was chosen to convey the brand’s guiding design principle of examining what is needed now. The result is a collection of fiber nylon accessories with …


MINOTAUR Opens New Urban Gear Concept Store in Nakameguro

After opening a brand new shop in Roppongi Hills’ Mori Building back in March, Japan’s MINOTAUR has unveiled its latest retail endeavor. Dubbed M.U.G. for “MINOTAUR Urban Gear,” the Nakameguro spot emphasizes high-performance gear over all else and largely emphasizes footwear and bags — all of which are made in Japan.

Check out the clean space above and, if you can…


AURALEE’s Pullover Hoodie Is Perfect for the Urban Dweller

Japanese brand AURALEE is known for its quality materials and durable, utilitarian designs. Now for the fall, the label unveils its new pullover hoodie which will keep you looking stylish while battling the winter blues. Made of 100% ultra-fine count cotton, the garment provides excellent sealed protection from the harsh weather elements…


Patagonia Teams With Hopworks Urban Brewery for the First-Ever Beer Made From Kernza

Outdoor sporting goods giant Patagonia is entering the world of craft beer with its latest Provisions release, joining forces with Hopworks Urban Brewery to create Long Root Ale — the first-ever beer to be brewed with Kernza, “a perennial grain grown using regenerative agriculture practices.” The result is not only eco-conscious — regenerative agriculture “re…


A Day And Night Through Taipei with plain-me and URBAN RESEARCH’s “City Traveller” Collection

Present day Taiwan embodies a complex history of cultural impressions, Japanese culture being one of them. As a nod to the country’s heritage, plain-me and URBAN RESEARCH have teamed up for their first collaboration dubbed “City Traveller.” The two brand…