Tag results for: Junya Watanabe


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


BARACUTA x Junya Watanabe COMME des GARçONS EYE – Vintage Fit G4 Jacket

Right after intriguing his fans with Gingham Checks and Patterns last season, Japanese fashion designer Junya Watanabe busied himself with more subtle design collection this season, including another BARACUTA G4 Vintage Fit Jacket for the COMME des GAR ‡ONS EYE label.  Cloaked in Teflon-coated cotton twill in … READ MORE


Junya Watanabe – Fall/Winter 2009 – Leather Shoes

Junya Watanabe’s Fall/Winter 2009 runway invitation read “no hunting, no fishing, no firearms”, and ironically, that’s what the collection’s looks seem to be all about (minus the firearms, of course.) The hunter is reintroduced into the city life with a range of remade classic sportswear items. That’s … READ MORE


Junya Watanabe COMME des GARçONS – Beige Suede Boots

It is a time for Fields and Streams as designer Junya Watanabe takes a fancy at the sporting of hunting for Fall 2009.  Contemporary updates to padded sports coat, quilted hunting vest, and this modern interpretation of hunting boots.  Handcrafted in Japan, brogued finishes on plush suede … READ MORE


Junya Watanabe – Spring/Summer 2010 Collection

Rei Kawakubo’s protege, Junya Watanabe, detracts from the futuristic deconstructionism which notably defines the style of COMME des GARCONS, and aims for nuanced nostalgia for his own line on the runway. For the past couple of seasons, the characters Watanabe had tapped into evolved from the early … READ MORE


BARACUTA X Junya Watanabe COMME des GARçONS – Vintage Fit G4 Jacket

In an environment as volatile as the fashion industry, only a handful of cult classics survived the true tests of taste and time. The BARACUTA G9 Original Harrington Jacket is one of these rare fashion veterans who managed to survive the war, and then, the dotcom crash. … READ MORE

Junya Watanabe - COMME des GARçONS x Tricker's Brogue Wing-tip Shoe

Junya Watanabe – COMME des GARçONS x Tricker’s

With a propensity of re-introduce classics to the masses, Junya Watanabe of COMME des GAR ‡ONS recently partnered with British footwear maker Tricker’s in their interpretation of a wingtip oxfords. Founded by Joseph Tricker in 1829, the company prides itself by continuing the same labor-intensive process of … READ MORE