c.e – Summer 2013 Collection Lookbook | By THE COLLECTIVE SQUARE

Japanese online shop, THE COLLECTIVE SQUARE, reached out to up-and-coming band, Phony Ppl, to model the latest Summer 2013 range from c.e. Their smooth R&B/soul sound is infectious, and the Brooklyn-based musicians have their own distinct style. Incorporating the new pieces seamlessly into their wardrobe, as Koki … READ MORE


NEXUSVII – Tiger Camo Parachute Jacket

Although it is warm during daytime, it can still get slightly chilly at nighttime or inside air-conditioned building. NEXUSVII designed this lightweight Tiger Camo Parachute Jacket for those instances when t-shirt is not enough. Printed with an original tiger stripe camouflage on the exterior, this military-inspired fatigue … READ MORE


Highland Park – Bandana Parka

Japanese label Highland Park continues to push the vintage American outdoor wear from 1970s. Original bandana pattern decorates the exterior of the nylon shell jacket. Rather than reverting to outdated performance fabric from yesteryear, the designers opted to use water-resistant and breathable material on the exterior. Inside, … READ MORE


PHENOMENON – Paisley Tank Top

Squeezed inside the Spring 2013 releases, PHENOMENON dropped some silhouettes that reference its streetwear roots. Combining the best of both worlds, these Paisley Tank Tops can be dressed down or dressed up, depending on the occasion. Sewn on the bottom half of the piece is the intricately … READ MORE


c.e – Spring/Summer 2013 Collection

c.e pushes through with their highly conceptual and retro-futuristic garments, as the Spring/Summer 2013 pieces make their way into retailers. The Tokyo-based brand attracted further attention from the masses when they showcased their latest collection at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week TOKYO last month. Below is the lineup of … READ MORE


PHENOMENON – Mix Camo Short Sleeve Shirt

Walk down any major street and you’ll notice a common trend: practically everyone is layering. While they may be separated by large bodies of water, what a gentleman in London and one in New York is doing is not that different. But we can feel pretty safe … READ MORE


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


PHENOMENON – Paisley Blouson

Elaborate patterns and fabric choice has become a signature style of Japanese menswear brand, PHENOMENON. Founder and designer, Takeshi Osumi, dabbled in paisley patterns once again this season, laying out the classic graphics on several key pieces. One of the items to receive the paisley treatment is … READ MORE


WACKO MARIA – Star M-65 Jacket

Heavily influenced by American casual wear and military wear, the Japanese brand, WACKO MARIA, unloads their Fall/Winter 2012 collection. Conceptualized around phrases such as “F*ck This Life” and “Soul Rebel”, there is a touch of aggression incorporated in every garment. Their key pattern for the season is … READ MORE