Tag results for: Hirofumi Kiyonaga

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SOPH. acquired by JUN

In business, independent companies always hit a limit where growth plateaus. In most cases, the slow down is attributed to stagnation in either financial or management situation, or a combination of both. SOPH. founder and designer, Hirofumi Kiyonaga (pictured on the right), assures us that this acquisition … READ MORE

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uniform experiment x Carhartt WIP – Spring/Summer 2013 Collection

uniform experiment gave a preview of the collaboration pieces with Carhartt WIP in their Spring/Summer 2013 collection lookbook and filmography video. They have officially unveiled the garments, as these pieces have already arrived at stockists in Japan, South Korea, and Hong Kong. Once again, uniform experiment selected … READ MORE

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SOPHNET. x Shiro Hamanaka x roar x THE BLACK SENSE MARKET – Ceramic Rock Cup

Previously, SOPHNET. had teamed up with Shiro Hamanaka and roar, producing a very unique line of Ceramic Rock Cups. Shiro Hamanaka operates the Ooyagama atelier in a city called Hagi in the Yamaguchi prefecture in Japan, where he creates ceramic wares using the traditional Hagiyaki (literally translated, … READ MORE

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F.C.R.B. – Sweat Ventilation Hoody + Sweat Long Pants

Originally previewed in the brand’s Spring/Summer 2013 collection lookbook, the Sweat Ventilation Hoody and Sweat Long Pant from F.C.R.B. is now set to release in stores. Crafted from cotton with a blend of nylon and spandex for durability and stretch, each piece is branded with the F.C.R.B. … READ MORE

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SOPHNET. – FSF Short Mods Coat

SOPHNET. has just released another jacket from their Spring/Summer 2013 Collection and, if you can find some room in your budget, you’ll come home with one beauty of a jacket. Made with a tasser nylon shell supported by a ripstop nylon liner, this medium-length FSF Short Mods Coat boasts under … READ MORE

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F.C.R.B. – FCRB-FIVE Warm-Up Jacket + Shorts

F.C.R.B.‘s (or F.C. Real Bristol) purpose in life is to produce apparel and accessories that cater toward the game of soccer – ahem – futbol, but their recent foray into the world of streetwear hasn’t gone unnoticed. One of the highlights of F.C.R.B’s recently unveiled 2013 Spring/Summer Lookbook is this … READ MORE

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uniform experiment x Alpha Industries – MA-1 Jacket

The resurgence of the military inspiration in menswear has lingered long enough that it’s inaccurate to label the phenomenon a trend. Japanese label uniform experiment regularly mines that aesthetic to great effect, and this latest release with frequent collaborative partner Alpha Industries results in a modern interpretation … READ MORE

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SOPHNET. x nonnative x Generic Surplus Wingtip Sneakers

The wingtip sneaker from Japan’s SOPHNET. and nonnative — along with Generic Surplus, the L.A.-based footwear brand who rounds out the design triumvirate — has become something of a seasonal fixture, with the latest release featuring a duo of suede makeups. As always, understated sophistication is the … READ MORE

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SOPHNET. x Tricker’s Wingtip Shoes – Spring/Summer 2013

SOPHNET.‘s creative director Hirofumi Kiyonaga is certainly putting his “best foot forward” this season, sort to speak. Introducing the new Tricker’s for SOPHNET. footwear collection, a partnership which already saw several popular revisions of Tricker’s timeless silhouettes in the past. With its Wingtip design as the base, … READ MORE