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SWAGGER – Fall/Winter 2013 Collection Lookbook | Preview

This coming July marks the 14-year anniversary of the pioneering Japanese streetwear brand, SWAGGER. Over the years, the streetwear landscape has changed dramatically, with plenty of brands closing its doors while others went through acquisitions. Tokyo-based SWAGGER still stands firm, and their latest Fall/Winter 2013 collection pays … READ MORE

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SWG Black Platinum – Fall/Winter 2013 Collection | Preview

Here is a sneak preview of the Fall/Winter 2013 Collection from SWG Black Platinum. During the 60s and 70s, white British musicians began to produce their own rendition of Blues Rock music. Often referred to as Blue Eyed Soul, this movement influenced hip-hop culture later on in … READ MORE

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SWG Black Platinum – Spring/Summer 2013 Collection Lookbook

Amidst rumors of filing for bankruptcy and closing down the company that operate the SWAGGER brand, good news has come out of the negative situation. The Tokyo-based brand will reshuffle its organization and will keep producing SWAGGER and its sub-line, SWG Black Platinum label. With a fresh … READ MORE

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SWAGGER – Spring/Summer 2013 Collection Lookbook

In the volatile retail environment, Tokyo streetwear icon, SWAGGER, became victim to the never-ending recession in Japan. Official bankruptcy announcement echoed negative sentiments as many of Tokyo’s streetwear giants had closed down or been sold off in recent years. Let us hope that this Spring/Summer 2013 collection … READ MORE

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The Rolling Stones 50th Anniversary Collection

Today marks the 50th anniversary of the Rolling Stones‘ first-ever gig at the Marquee Jazz Club in London and, although the band is a lot wrinklier now than they were when they played together that night, their trademark attitude, party mentality, and pension for touring the hottest … READ MORE

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Ricky Powell x SWAGGER – Capsule Collection

SWAGGER co-founders and designers Hidehiro Iguchi and Takeshi Osumi (also of PHENOMENON) were once members of the now-defunct Japanese hip-hop group Shakkazombie. Though Iguchi, also known for his MC moniker Ignition Man or Iggy, has put down his microphone, his respect for the culture has not faded … READ MORE

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Swagger x Samurai Magazine – Capsule Collection

Japanese street-style magazine Samurai has gotten together with Swagger on a capsule collection built with a strong foundation of casual menswear essentials and accessories imprinted both literally and figuratively — with the Swagger trademark. There are denim woven shirts finished with colorful paisley trim and the Swagger … READ MORE

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VERSUS TOKYO – Tokyo Fashion Week in Italy Event At Pitti Uomo

VERSUS TOKYO was set up by Yuichi Yoshii to show case the leaders from the Tokyo menswear industry at the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week TOKYO. The reception to the event was overwhelmingly positive, so the team has brought the whole event to key fairs in Italy. Starting the … READ MORE

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SWG Black Platinum – Spring/Summer 2012 Collection

Over the years, the SWAGGER brand has evolved from being purely streetwear brand into a hybrid menswear brand. As SWAGGER grew as a brand, founder and designer Hidehiro ‘IGGY’ Iguchi started to explore different avenues, thus conceptualizing SWG Black Platinum label. In essence, it is the bigger … READ MORE