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SOPH. acquired by JUN

In business, independent companies always hit a limit where growth plateaus. In most cases, the slow down is attributed to stagnation in either financial or management situation, or a combination of both. SOPH. founder and designer, Hirofumi Kiyonaga (pictured on the right), assures us that this acquisition … READ MORE

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SOPHNET. x Shiro Hamanaka x roar x THE BLACK SENSE MARKET – Ceramic Rock Cup

Previously, SOPHNET. had teamed up with Shiro Hamanaka and roar, producing a very unique line of Ceramic Rock Cups. Shiro Hamanaka operates the Ooyagama atelier in a city called Hagi in the Yamaguchi prefecture in Japan, where he creates ceramic wares using the traditional Hagiyaki (literally translated, … READ MORE

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SOPHNET. – FSF Short Mods Coat

SOPHNET. has just released another jacket from their Spring/Summer 2013 Collection and, if you can find some room in your budget, you’ll come home with one beauty of a jacket. Made with a tasser nylon shell supported by a ripstop nylon liner, this medium-length FSF Short Mods Coat boasts under … READ MORE

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SOPHNET. Camouflage Over Print B.D Shirt

Fans of Hirofumi Kiyonagi’s SOPHNET. label are drawn to the mix of functionality for daily use combined with unique detailing and high-quality materials. A prime example is this Camouflage Over Print B.D. Shirt from the brand’s Spring/Summer 2013 collection, featuring a traditional vertical striped pattern overlaid with … READ MORE

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SOPHNET. x nonnative x Generic Surplus Wingtip Sneakers

The wingtip sneaker from Japan’s SOPHNET. and nonnative — along with Generic Surplus, the L.A.-based footwear brand who rounds out the design triumvirate — has become something of a seasonal fixture, with the latest release featuring a duo of suede makeups. As always, understated sophistication is the … READ MORE

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SOPHNET. x Fire-King – Mickey Mouse + Snoopy Mugs

For 30 years, Fire-King enjoyed a terrific run with their American made glass mugs and plates until their closure in 1976. After the long hiatus, Fire-King was revitalized thanks to the new Japanese company, Fire-King Japan. Unlike their American predecessors, the products manufactured in Japan are all … READ MORE

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SOPHNET. x Tricker’s Wingtip Shoes – Spring/Summer 2013

SOPHNET.‘s creative director Hirofumi Kiyonaga is certainly putting his “best foot forward” this season, sort to speak. Introducing the new Tricker’s for SOPHNET. footwear collection, a partnership which already saw several popular revisions of Tricker’s timeless silhouettes in the past. With its Wingtip design as the base, … READ MORE

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SOPHNET. – Spring/Summer 2013 Collection Lookbook

The preview video of SOPHNET.‘s Spring/Summer 2013 collection gave us a good overview of key looks from the season, and now the brand has launched the corresponding lookbook, giving us detailed images of the individual pieces. Hirofumi Kiyonaga has crafted a collection that highlights the two defining … READ MORE

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SOPHNET. x Barbour Bedale Jacket – Spring/Summer 2013

SOPHNET. has partnered once again with iconic British label Barbour, working together on the latter’s classic Bedale Jacket. This updated version has a water-resistant exterior shell in black, topped with a tonal corduroy collar and featuring multiple exterior pockets, including two slant hand-warmer pockets and two large … READ MORE

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SOPHNET. Leather Deck Moccasin – Spring/Summer 2013

Spotted within SOPHNET.‘s lookbook for its Spring/Summer 2013 Collection, the new Leather Deck Moccasin is actually a hybrid of sort, with a crepe rubber outsole, a braided rope midsole like those on espadrilles, and a moccasin upper. In either light brown suede, black suede, or leather in … READ MORE

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SOPHNET. – Spring/Summer 2013 Collection

Set to a rollicking dancehall soundtrack, SOPHNET.‘s video preview of its Spring/Summer 2013 collection showcases lightweight materials and vibrant spring colors, featuring trad silhouettes shot through with a subtle bit of streetwear edge. Patchwork madras is a key material story, appearing on shorts and woven shirts, combined … READ MORE