Tag results for: Junya Watanabe


COMME des GARçONS – Official Web Site Launch

Despite a dreary, wet Friday, Freshness’ office is abuzz with excitement when a few us received a mysterious email this morning. Sent from a generic email address, the email was a simple announcement that COMME des GARÇONS just created its official website. Indeed, the message was true … READ MORE


Junya Watanabe COMME des GARçONS MAN x Levi’s 1941 Vintage 501 Denim

The central theme in the Fall/Winter 2010 world of men’s fashion is American Heritage.  No other label expresses this more definitively than COMME des GARÇONS MAN collection by designer Junya Watanabe.  After a belated entry to the popular varsity jacket realm with VANSON, the Japanese label partnered … READ MORE


VANSON X Junya Watanabe COMME des GARçONS MAN Varsity Jacket

Its not just heritage inspired, it is heritage of itself.  When designer Junya Watanabe  wanted a varsity jacket for his Comme des Garcons MAN line, he tapped assistance from a familiar yet unlikely source, racing outfitter VANSON.  Familiar since VANSON’s been the go-to company for leather race … READ MORE

CdG Junya Watanabe Man x Vanson Stadium Jacket

COMME des GARçONS Junya Watanabe Man x Vanson – Stadium Jacket

Junya Watanabe is a talented designer who can turn the ordinary into extraordinary, and that is what he does best for COMME des GARÇONS’ men’s collection. The latest from the Fall/Winter 2010 collection is this Stadium Jacket, which was created in conjunction with American leather specialist, Vanson. … READ MORE


Junya Watanabe COMME des GARçONS Man x Levi’s – Jeans Line

In an usual Junya Watanabe style the latest collaboration between Junya Watanabe COMME des GARÇONS Man and Levi’s brings an interesting dimension to denim making. As part of the Spring/Summer 2010 collection these jeans are unique and distinct that can only be thought by Junya Watanabe. There … READ MORE


Junya Watanabe COMME des GARçONS Man x Mackintosh – Rubber Bonding Parka

For the Sping/Summer 2010 collection Junya Watanabe COMME des GARÇONS Man have gotten together with UK’s coat brand Mackintosh on a Rubber Bonding Parka. The outer fabric is constructed of Mackintosh Cross which is a rubberized water proofed material giving it a matte appearance. This short mountain … READ MORE


Junya Watanabe COMME des GARçONS Man x Tricker’s – Tank Sole Shoes

New collaboration between Junya Watanabe COMME des GARÇONS Man and English footwear brand Tricker’s has launched from the Spring/Summer 2010 collection. It is a classic Tank Sole Shoes that is broken up into two tone black/white colorway on the exterior. Inside the leather lining is dyed in … READ MORE


Jun Watanabe x POWER SUPPORT – Air Jacket iPhone Case

To usher in the new year, Japanese graphic designer Jun Watanabe (no relation with COMME des GARCON’s Junya Watanabe) created a series of limited edition products, including these Air Jacket protective cases for the Apple iPhone. Constructed from lightweight molded plastic by POWER SUPPORT, READ MORE


Junya Watanabe x Carhartt – eYe Jacket

Collaborations are not a new phenomenon in the current market however this type of reconstruction is something unorthodox to any market. Famed Japanese fashion designer Junya Watanabe is said to have purchased the Carhartt jackets and reconstructed them himself which makes this an unofficial collaboration with Carhartt. … READ MORE


Junya Watanabe MAN X The North Face

Going in accordance with Junya Watanabe’s rally for the great outdoors this season, the protege of Rei Kawakubo who came into his own and quickly gained a strong recognition and fast following collaborated with The North Face to produce outdoor gear with a Watanabe touch. The collaboration … READ MORE


Junya Watanabe – Fall/Winter 2009 – Wool/Cotton/Nylon Shirt

While hunting, fishing and firearms might have been the design basis for Junya Watanabe’s Fall/Winter 2009 collection, the pieces are everything beyond the woods and creeks. From the newly release collection, the basic button down shirt is remixed into a jacket-like number with new materials while retaining … READ MORE