Tag results for: Jun Takahashi

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UNDERCOVER – Website Now Opens

Hardcore UNDERCOVER fans would have already checked out the latest UNDERCOVER website when it launched last Saturday. Just as their designs are unlike staple fashion brands out there, their website is very much an unique design which goes against convention. After logging into the site with a … READ MORE

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UNDERCOVER – New Website Launch

It is safe to say that UNDERCOVER is one of the most prominent Japanese brands who have survived countless years without an official website, even surpassing COMME des GARçONS. Although designer Jun Takahashi is a familiar name on the honeyee.com blog and ZOZOTOWN launched their ZOZOVILLA with … READ MORE

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UNDERCOVER x Nike Sportswear Lunarspider LT+ 2

We have already seen some sneak peek into the current Gyakusou collection from Nike Sportswear and UNDERCOVER, through their Gyakusou promotional videos. The whole collection is slated for release this Saturday, October 15th but here we have a preview of the Lunarspider LT+ 2 sneakers. Two colorways … READ MORE

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Gyakusou FA/HO’11 Collection Shooting in Kyoto – Behind the Scenes Video

Nike presents a behind-the-scenes look at the shooting of the Gyakusou Fall/Holiday 2011 video on location in Kyoto. The clip includes a discussion about the inherent “Japanese flavor” of the Gyakusou apparel collection, from the curving lines to the fabric textures that resemble a Japanese kimono. There’s also … READ MORE

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Nike Sportswear X UNDERCOVER Gyakusou Fall/Winter 2011 Collection | Video

Superimposed and layered with backdrops, the latest film from Gyakusou International Running Association, a runner lifestyle collection by UNDERCOVER and Nike Sportswear, expressed the trans-meditative state of being during a run. Besides a preview of the upcoming Gyakusou product line, the “Running Monks” titled clip includes designer … READ MORE

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UNDERCOVER “GRACE: The Beginning of The End” Hong Kong | Event Recap

Despite the blistering heat and humidity, crowds gathered to witness the live painting performance by Jun Takahashi last night. The two-hour live performance was the center piece for launch of GRACE – The Beginning of The End story book and accompanied by live music from Kan Takagi … READ MORE

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UNDERCOVER – “GRACE – The Beginning of The End” Story Book Launch Event + Exhibition | Hong Kong

During his time away from fashion the last few years, UNDERCOVER founder and designer, Jun Takahashi hand drew his own modern fairytale entitled “GRACE – The Beginning of The End”. In actuality, the surreal plot line of “GRACE” has been a long running theme to Takahashi designs in UNDERCOVER. … READ MORE

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UNDERCOVER x UNIQLO – Official Annoucement

All the speculation can come to an end now. Following the end to its collaborative collection, +J with designer Jil Sander, Japanese retail chain UNIQLO announced its latest initiative with influential designer Jun Takahashi. Seen by many as the vanguard for his peers, Takahashi’s cutting edge aesthetics … READ MORE

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UNDERCOVER x fragment design x Nike Match Classic HF | Release Info

Coming by the way of designer Jun Takahashi of UNDERCOVER and Hiroshi Fujiwara, the Nike Match Classic HF borrows on the Japanese design ideal of “simplicity”. In fact, the trio might have gone overboard with the theme. Comes in Ocean Fog blue and Soft Grey suede, with … READ MORE

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Freshness Week In Review: 4/10/2011 4/17/2011

As always, much to discuss from the week’s news; we have a familiar theme this week: sneakers – with an interesting collaboration between Nike SB and artist Goeff McFetridge, plus the unique Black Cat, Good Luck-Bad Luck pack, which includes some highly unique Footscape Woven models, two … READ MORE

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Nike Sportswear X UNDERCOVER Gyakusou Spring/Summer 2011 Collection

The Jun Takahashi-designed Gyakusou running project is easily one of Nike’s most successful endeavors in years, in terms of dynamic design and forward thinking vision. Takahashi, best known for his label Undercover, first brought his elite design ethic to Nike running equipment in October 2010, with a … READ MORE