Tag results for: NEXUSVII

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NEXUSVII – Spring/Summer 2013 Collection Lookbook | By THE COLLECTIVE SQUARE

While there is some truth in the idea that designers like to be in the limelight all the time, in most cases, designers would rather let their works speak for themselves. NEXUSVII founder and designer Tomohiro Konno does not usually model his own creations; however, he wore … READ MORE

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OriginalFake KAWS Companion Resting Place Vinyl Figure Black | Release Reminder

Originally part of the Grey + Black Pack released last weekend in Tokyo, the Black Version of KAWS’s Companion “Resting Place” Vinyl Figure from OriginalFake will finally be available stateside today. A gesture to mark the end of an era as OriginalFake, the trendsetting lifestyle brand started … READ MORE

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OriginalFake KAWS Companion “Resting Place” Vinyl Figure – Grey + Black | Release Reminder

Today marks the end of an era as OriginalFake, the trendsetting lifestyle brand started by MEDICOM TOY, Brooklyn-based artist KAWS, along with NEXUSVII, puts out what could quite possibly be its very last vinyl figure. Thus, it is quite fitting for the caricature to be Companion, one … READ MORE

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NEXUSVII – Nex-WCS LV-2 Shield Zip Up Hoodie

Over the many decades since the inception of the zip up hoodie, its silhouette has not changed in a dramatic fashion at all. NEXUSVII is trying their hand at modifying the classic cut-and-sew design, albeit in an aesthetic manner. A unique shield design is sewn on the … READ MORE

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KAWS and MEDICOM TOY To Close OriginalFake Brand | Officially Announced

Sorry to say this but its official folks, MEDICOM TOY and KAWS will be “killing off” the OriginalFake brand this year. Nearly a week after MEDICOM TOY uploaded a tombstone illusration inscribed with the name “OriginalFake” and touched off a firestorm of rumors, artist Brain Donnelly, better … READ MORE

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KAWS and MEDICOM TOY Planning To Close The OriginalFake Label | Rumor

While quite ambiguous, a simple illustration by KAWS touched off  a firestorm of rumors and second guesses. Along side a product preview for Spring/Summer 2013, the drawing features a tombstone inscribed with KAWS’ iconic “X-ed” signature, the name OriginalFake and the brand establishment year of 2006. Then … READ MORE

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NEXUSVII x Holden – NEX-WCS LV-7 Wool Hooded Down Jacket

The Portland-based outerwear brand, Holden, have been busy with collaboration projects in the last few months. First, there was The Impossible Project Camera Kit, then there was the Stussy outerwear collection. Now, NEXUSVII has announced their new jacket created by the above-mentioned label. Designed for the NEX-WCS … READ MORE

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NEXUSVII – Vintage Bandana Necktie

NEXUSVII launched the MAD MAXX line over 10 years ago with the aim of mixing vintage fabrics and materials into their products. A great example of this concept is these deadstock Hav-A-Hank bandanas, re-cut into original neckties. To make one necktie, one vintage bandana is sacrificed, making … READ MORE

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Stussy x NEXUSVII NEX-WCS Collection

Stussy and NEXUSVII have joined forces yet again, and similar to last year’s release the collection comprises a hooded jacket and vest. The NEX-WCS LV-7 Windstopper Down Hooded Jacket features a quilted nylon exterior, with leather trim at the snap-button placket and hand warmer pockets, plus drawstring … READ MORE