Tag results for: SOPHNET.

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SOPHNET. x SPECTUSSHOESCO Wing Tip Blucher Shoes

Designed and manufactured by Authentic Shoe & Co., the neo-futuristic footwear company, SPECTUSSHOECO, is filtering into various menswear categories. They collaborated with TAKAHIROMITASHITATheSoloist. last season, and now SOPHNET. has launched their original version of the Wing Tip Blucher Shoes. Their biggest attribute is the performance lacing system, … READ MORE

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SOPHNET. Camouflage Seed Stitch Polo Shirt

The humble polo shirt, having been around nearly a century now, is currently in the midst of wholesale reinvention, shrugging off the regrettable popped collar phase that nearly ruined the menswear standby. Under the steady vision of Tokyo brand SOPHNET., the polo loses the customary pastel coloring … READ MORE

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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