WTAPS – GIP-STORE Opening + Website Launch | Tokyo

By - September 14th, 2011

This will be the first time WTAPS founder/designer Tetsu Nishiyama have opened a retail store and GIP-STORE consolidates his two ventures, WTAPS and free zine, FORTY PERCENT AGAINST RIGHTS under one roof. The store opened its doors last Saturday, coinciding with the release of the Autumn/Winter 2011 collection from WTAPS. And now the official website has launched online as well. GIP-STORE stands for Guerrilla the Incubation Period, which refer to the store being the hideout for guerrillas. The store is open everyday from noon until 8pm at night and for those keen to connect with them digitally, Twitter and Facebook sites have been set up as well.

1-9-10 Jinnan | Map
Bansho Building Floor 1
Shibuya-ku Tokyo, Japan


Actually its the 4th time he's set up his own store. Philosophy Store being the 1st, Philly Store Mk II, the 2nd, and Black Flag the third. 40% isn't a 'zine, it was/is a clothing line. The name of the 'zine was Philosophy Mag.