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HEAD PORTER – Harajuku Store Redesign

This year marks the 15th anniversary of the brick-and-mortar store of the iconic Japanese bag brand, HEAD PORTER. It was under renovation for almost a month, refreshing its interior to keep the store attractive for many years to come. All three levels went under the transformation, resulting … READ MORE

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HAVEN – “Land of the Rising Sun: HAVEN in Tokyo” | Video

Tokyo is the epitome of the ever-evolving city that never sleeps. From larger than life retail stores to niche back alley eateries, the capital city of Japan never ceases to amaze its visitors and inhabitants. Canadian select store, HAVEN, flew across the Pacific Ocean to indulge in … READ MORE

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AETHER – New San Francisco Flagship Store | Video

Not your conventional brand, AETHER set out to establish its first ever stand-alone store in San Francisco with an unusual twist. Rather than leasing a shop space inside a building, the team and designer Thierry Gaugain designed a concept space with three 40-foot containers. The metal containers … READ MORE

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Steve Powers – ESPO’s Creative Outlet

Graffiti writer turned artist and now a sign writer as well, Steve Powers a.k.a ESPO, is the proud owner of the newly opened ESPO’s Creative Outlet in New York City. The dual-purpose space serves as the workshop for Icy Signs early in the week, only to transform … READ MORE

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COMME des GARçONS Unveiled Dover Street Market New York Location | Preview

Normally secretive, fashion label COMME des GARçONS did something quite uncharacteristic earlier today when it unveiled the location for its upcoming Dover Street Market New York. Well known for its penchant to open storefront in unconventional locations, designer Rei Kawakubo and executive Adrian Joffe picked a Gothic … READ MORE

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Nike Air Force 1 – XXX Anniversary – “The Pivot Point” Pop-Up Shop | Tokyo

For the month of December, Nike fans in Tokyo are being presented with a pop-up shop that celebrates the classic Air Force 1. Dubbed as The Pivot Point, this shop serves as a retail space for the current lineup of Air Force 1 sneakers and associated merchandise. … READ MORE

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Dickies – 90th Anniversary Collaboration Collection

From its humble beginnings as a manufacturer of small bib overalls, Dickies has grown steadily over the course of its 90-year history, becoming a leading workwear company. Dickies Japan is celebrating this momentous occasion by releasing their 90th anniversary collection. They have managed to partner with Japan’s … READ MORE

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Omote 3D Shashin Kan – 3D Print Self Portrait Pop-up Shop | Tokyo

3D printing has made tremendous progress in the last few years, from prototyping for large corporations and factories to being affordable for students and the general public. Omote 3D Shashin Kan is the latest craze to hit Tokyo. Loosely translated as Omotesando Photo Gallery, this pop-up shop … READ MORE

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Taro Okamoto x COMME des GARçONS – Holiday Explosion Collection

For a surprise collaboration for the Holiday season, COMME des GARçONS remixed famous artworks of prolific Japanese artist, Taro Okamoto. His works remain influential in the international art scene long after his death, and this collection features portions from his famous oil paintings, redesigned to fit onto … READ MORE

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Carhartt WIP – “119 Crosby Street, NYC” | Video

Carhartt WIP finally opened its first outpost in the U.S. last year, setting up shop on Crosby Street in SoHo. Reflecting its work wear heritage, the store has exposed brick walls and rough hewn wooden floor boards, as well as a giant neon Carhartt sign to indicate … READ MORE

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HUF – Pop-Up Shop | Los Angeles

Since HUF closed its doors to their retail stores back in June last year, customers shifted to their online shop to grab their latest gear. Luckily, HUF fans in the greater Los Angeles area; they have just opened a pop-up shop within the Hall of Fame store … READ MORE