Tag results for: Tetsu “TET” Nishiyama

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WTAPS x VANS Vault – Apparel Collection

Conceptualized to balance out the Summer 2013 footwear line from WTAPS and VANS Vault, here is a closer look at the apparel and accessories collection from the two companies. Visually, the OG Classic Slip-On LX, produced in red, blue, and white tones, heavily influenced the palette of this … READ MORE

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VANS Vault x WTAPS OG Classics Collection

Following a series of preview images, Vans Vault and WTAPS unveils a close-up look at their collaborative collection, set to arrive in stores this month. Highlighting the Cali brand’s enduring heritage and WTAPS’ singular design ethos, the silhouettes take the form of three Vans Original Classics: OG … READ MORE

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WTAPS x VANS Vault – Fall 2013 Footwear Collection

This collaboration has been on our radar for some time now, previewed a month ago when the summer heat was just starting to tick up the thermometer. Comprised of an all-star line-up from the Vault line, Japan’s WTAPS and the iconic American footwear pro’s over at Vans … READ MORE

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WTAPS x VANS Vault – Summer 2013 Footwear Collection | Detailed Look

In the past, WTAPS and VANS worked under the Syndicate umbrella, yet from this Summer 2013 season their collaboration project shifts to VANS Vault line. Regardless of its banner, the collection is flawless, and consists of Sk8-Hi, Slip-On, and Chukka models. Each model comes in two classic … READ MORE

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WTAPS Spring/Summer 2013 Collection

This latest drop from WTAPS‘ Spring/Summer 2013 “Philosophy” collection contains a nice mix of the expected military-inspired pieces and wardrobe basics like slim-fitting khakis. The former is highlighted by the Jungle L/S Shirt, crafted from vintage washed cotton and accented with a “Way of Life” herringbone pull … READ MORE

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WTAPS – Spring/Summer 2013 Collection Lookbook

Aptly titled Philosophy, the brand new collection from WTAPS goes deep inside the psyche of founder and designer Tetsu “TET” Nishiyama. The philosophy behind his designs revolves around well-crafted products for daily use, a durable product that would ideally last a lifetime. With this in mind, the … READ MORE

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WTAPS A-2 Leather Jacket

A standout piece from WTAPS‘ “You Are My Sunshine” collection for Fall/Winter 2013, the A-2 Leather Jacket is emblematic of what the brand does best: namely, interpreting classic military designs within its own “placing where things should be” framework. Based on the U.S. Army Air Corps bomber … READ MORE

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HOODS Hong Kong 4th Anniversary Limited Collection

Celebrating its 4-year anniversary, HOODS Hong Kong has released a limited edition collection with NEIGHBORHOOD and WTAPS. The goods from NEIGHBORHOOD take the form of a western denim shirt, two styles of the brand’s Savage denim jeans in a level 4 wash and a pair of tees, … READ MORE

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WTAPS x Bones Brigade – Apparel Collection

Already receiving rave reviews, the Bones Brigade autobiography documentary is touching the hearts of many skateboarders around the world. WTAPS founder and designer, Tetsu ‘TET’ Nishiyama, was an enthusiastic skateboarder in the 80s, who was blown away by the enigmatic team. Ahead of the Japanese screening, WTAPS … READ MORE