Tag results for: Hirofumi Kiyonaga

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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

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uniform experiment Studs Shoes – Spring 2013

Decorative metal studs are a recurring motif in uniform experiment‘s Spring/Summer 2013 collection, appearing across both the brand’s apparel and footwear range. The latter takes the form of three individual lace-up styles constructed from premium leather, featuring two traditional wing-tip silhouettes adorned with rows of studs covering … READ MORE

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F.C.R.B. Spring/Summer 2013 Collection Lookbook

While past collections from F.C.R.B. seemed to encroach on streetwear territory, the Spring/Summer 2013 range is squarely in the brand’s wheelhouse — namely, football gear that belongs strictly on the field of play. Consequently, the new lookbook is staged almost exclusively on the grass, with F.C.R.B.’s familiar … READ MORE

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SOPHNET. – Spring/Summer 2013 Collection Lookbook

The preview video of SOPHNET.‘s Spring/Summer 2013 collection gave us a good overview of key looks from the season, and now the brand has launched the corresponding lookbook, giving us detailed images of the individual pieces. Hirofumi Kiyonaga has crafted a collection that highlights the two defining … READ MORE

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uniform experiment – Spring/Summer 2013 Collection Lookbook

Co-founded by fragment design’s Hiroshi Fujiwara and SOPHNET.’s Hirofumi Kiyonaga, uniform experiment has garnered quite the following since its inception in 2008, building collections that turn the preconceived notions of menswear and business wear on their ear. It’s readily apparent in the brand’s Spring/Summer 2013 range, which … READ MORE

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SOPHNET. x Barbour Bedale Jacket – Spring/Summer 2013

SOPHNET. has partnered once again with iconic British label Barbour, working together on the latter’s classic Bedale Jacket. This updated version has a water-resistant exterior shell in black, topped with a tonal corduroy collar and featuring multiple exterior pockets, including two slant hand-warmer pockets and two large … READ MORE

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uniform experiment – Spring/Summer 2013 Collection Filmography | Video

SOPH. decided to construct visual lookbooks to complement their collection launches from few seasons ago. uniform experiment has been developing short film-like video lookbooks with a loose story line, which gives an impression of a scene from a feature film. Their latest effort sees a group of … READ MORE

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SOPHNET. Leather Deck Moccasin – Spring/Summer 2013

Spotted within SOPHNET.‘s lookbook for its Spring/Summer 2013 Collection, the new Leather Deck Moccasin is actually a hybrid of sort, with a crepe rubber outsole, a braided rope midsole like those on espadrilles, and a moccasin upper. In either light brown suede, black suede, or leather in … READ MORE

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SOPHNET. – Spring/Summer 2013 Collection

Set to a rollicking dancehall soundtrack, SOPHNET.‘s video preview of its Spring/Summer 2013 collection showcases lightweight materials and vibrant spring colors, featuring trad silhouettes shot through with a subtle bit of streetwear edge. Patchwork madras is a key material story, appearing on shorts and woven shirts, combined … READ MORE