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Arc’teryx x BEAMS – 35th Anniversary Theta SV

Canadian Arc’teryx brand is often associated with black or dark tones and characterized by their pursuit of hi technology wears. On the other hand Japanese retail empire BEAMS is known for their colorful personality and product range. What seems to be polar opposites in styles, the two … READ MORE

Shwood x BEAMS "Canby" Frames - Now Available

Shwood x BEAMS – Canby Frames | Available Now

Shwood, the Portland-based purveyor of handcrafted wooden sunglasses, has partnered with Japanese retail giant BEAMS to create two versions of Shwood’s flagship Canby model: a sandy brown Zebrawood/East Indian Rosewood stack, and the darker hued East Indian Rosewood with Maple inner ply. Modeled after the Wayfarer, these … READ MORE

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BEAMS x Oakley – BEAMS 35th Anniversary Frogskins

BEAMS is welcoming its 35th anniversary in business this year with the help of Oakley. In honoring its modest past, the Japanese retailer asked Oakley to create two distinct versions of the classic Frogskins. Although the original Frogskins were sunglasses featuring eye catching color combination, the two … READ MORE

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PORTER x B Jirushi Yoshida x Rock Steady – Live Tote

In New York City, there was CBGB (or CBGB & OMFUG), the dingy bar where punk rock was born. Similarly in Tokyo, there was Rock Steady. While less conspicuous than CBGB, Rock Steady had the same audience and a favorite gathering place for Tokyo’s creative types. And … READ MORE

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Freshness Week In Review: 4/24/2011 5/01/2011

Among the overwhelming number of stories we covered this week, it was great to see the release of several projects benefitting victims of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami, from organizations with ties to street art and streetwear; the coalition included Bedwin & the Heartbreakers, Deluxe, Beams, the … READ MORE

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Ace Hotel x BEAMS x Yusuke Hanai – Charity T-Shirt | To Support Japan Earthquake & Tsunami Victims

Because there is still an overwhelming need of support, trendy hospitality group Ace Hotel along with Japanese retail giant BEAMS co-created a limited charity t-shirt for the victims of the March 11th Earthquake & Tsunami. Based on surfer and artist Yusuke Hanai‘s original painting “Hang Together”, itself … READ MORE

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BEAMS 35th Anniversary x Arc’teryx – Cierzo18 Backpack

Celebrating their 35th year in business, Japanese fashion retail giant BEAMS is teaming up with Arc’teryx for limited edition Cierzo18 backpacks. The lightweight backpack weighs only 225 grams and its thin nylon material enables this dramatic weight reduction. Minimalist design is broken up in vivid color schemes … READ MORE

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BEAMS Plus x Loopwheeler – Crazy Sweat Vest

While Japanese fashion giant BEAMS is known for being at the forefront of style and trends, what’s unfamiliar is that the company also produce their own in house label, BEAMS Plus. It is not the first time that BEAMS Plus and Loopwheeler got together on a project, … READ MORE

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BEAMS – Interview with NIGO

Nigo and A Bathing Ape are names that are synonymous. Nigo has been the face of not only that brand, but also a culture force of street fashion in Japan and elsewhere. In his interview with Japanese retaielr BEAMS, Nigo talks about his new venture through which … READ MORE

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SATURDAYS x PORTER Tote Bag | Pre-Order

SATURDAYS SURF NYC, open for just over a year, is undeniably one of the new arbiters of cool; the space is a blend of coffee shop (with one of the nicest courtyards in any NYC coffee shop) and retail space (curating a blend of timeless and classic … READ MORE

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White Mountaineering x PORTER x B Jirushi Yoshida – Leather Waist Pack

In search of the perfect waist pack, White Mountaineering designer Yosuke Aizawa looked no further than the common tool pouch carried by construction workers.  Its perfect proportions, however, needed a few improvements.  In place of the common cowhide, Aizawa opted for supple calf leather instead.  And to … READ MORE