Tag results for: Hiroki Nakamura

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visvim Patrician Mid W.T. Folk

Living a modern nomadic lifestyle, Hiroki Nakamura, the creative force behind visvim, is in constant scavenger hunt with the world as his playground. In addition to his frequent trips to Hong Kong and Italy, this year saw Nakamura in Los Angeles, New York, London, and more… For … READ MORE

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visvim Serra Boots

Aged beautifully, the waxed cowhide on visvim Serra Boots did not come from just any tannery. Instead, Hiroki Nakamura and his design team scoured all possible leads till one, a historical tannery in England. To accentuate the design, Nakamura added raw denim from Okayama, a Japanese region … READ MORE

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visvim FBT Kudu JP

In the desire to have his customers experience a wide range of luxuries, visvim‘s founder Hiroki Nakamura often seeks exotic materials as the foundation for his footwear design. One example is the new FBT Kudu JP, completely hand made with Kudu hide, a free roaming antelope found … READ MORE

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visvim Gadfly Boots Folk

Off beat fashion tip bits are always fun to try out, like the disclosures from visvim, “Socks are optional, but frowned upon.” The instruction, though, is taken quite seriously by some. Tanned with vegetable dye, the visvim Gadfly Boots Folk is a hand-sewn work of art with … READ MORE

Visvim Summit Papoose Stripe Backpack | Spring/Summer 2012

visvim Summit Papoose Stripe Backpack | Behind The Scenes Video

For a while now, it’s seemed as though any discussion about the Japanese brand visvim has had to include grumbling about its exorbitant pricing, to the point where the topic has become fodder for various Internet memes, circulated by admirers and detractors alike. Hiroki Nakamura, meanwhile, soldiers … READ MORE

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ICI Sports – Fusion Project With White Mountaineering + mastermind JAPAN + visvim

Since its establishment in 1964, retailer ICI Sports been the leading supplier of outdoor gear and wear for city dwellers of Tokyo. With “urban mountaineering” trend ever more popular, some of ICI Sports’ former clientele have returned to lend their support on its newest concept, the Fusion … READ MORE

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SOPHNET. x Visvim – Moccasin Mid VD | Available Now

While his designs have decidedly been moving away from sportswear styling the last few years, Visvims‘ chief creator, Hiroki Nakamura, recently made several creations to state otherwise. Introducing the SOPHNET. x Visvim Moccasin Mid VD, the same generous appointment of fine leather and/or suede hand crafted with … READ MORE

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visvim – F.I.L. Wan Chai Store Grand Opening | Hong Kong

It does not come as a surprise that Japanese brand visvim will be embarking on a new store in the trendy Star Street district of Wan Chai, Hong Kong. The area is already home to handful of restaurants, bars, galleries and fashion forward boutiques for footwear, accessories … READ MORE

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Freshness Week In Review: 3/13/2011 3/20/2011

Our attention this week is still very much on the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami that struck northern Japan last week, as the country now faces nuclear radiation, food shortages, and mourns the casualties. Fittingly, a number of stories this week centered on our involvement, along … READ MORE

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visvim Gabo Hi

Launching this season is the Gabo Hi sneakers from visvim, a design much in line with the brand’s philosophy. Aside from utilizing the best materials and construction, the idea of these footwear came from a far flung place during a recent trip to New Mexico. The carefully … READ MORE

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Freshness Week In Review: 2/27/2011 3/06/2011

The focus this week depends a bit on perspective; there were a number of notable announcements, spanning a number of themes. For the Cult of Mac, the biggest event this week was obviously Tuesday’s unveiling of the iPad 2, by Steve Jobs, who came off a leave … READ MORE