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UNDERCOVER Spring/Summer 2013 Collection

Pioneering fashion label Undercover, founded by Jun Takahashi in the mid-’90s, effectively put Japanese streetwear on the map, and the brand is still going strong in 2013. This latest release highlights Takahashi’s inclination toward functional apparel, shot through with the avant-garde influences that the designer likely gleaned … READ MORE

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UNDERCOVER – “Middle Finger” Pouch + Wallet

As explicit words are trending through out fashion and streetwear brands, UNDERCOVER, decided to tackle the “F” word in a visual manner. Namely, the “Middle Finger” graphic is Jun Takahashi‘s solution to the idea, which is rather understated yet very effective. In addition, it cleverly gives the … READ MORE

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UNDERCOVER Slip On Sneaker – “Middle Finger”

At first blush these slip-on sneakers from Undercover are simple and understated, featuring a grey cotton canvas upper resting on a white vulcanized sole unit. It’s a classic silhouette conveying an easy, laid-back sensibility, finished with a subtle all-over pattern throughout the exterior. Closer inspection reveals a … READ MORE

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Nike x UNDERCOVER Gyakusou Spring/Summer 2013 Collection | Video

Nike and UNDERCOVER‘s Gyakusou Spring/Summer 2013 Collection is built around a less is better philosophy, but that doesn’t account for quality, color, and functionality. Instead, a focus on performance in place of superfluous flair allows each piece to work more easily with your needs regardless of the conditions, the … READ MORE

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Nike x UNDERCOVER – Gyakusou Spring/Summer 2013 Collection Lookbook

Nike and Jun Takahashi, founder of the legendary Japanese fashion label Undercover, continue their work together, this time partnering on a line of fitness apparel for Gyakusou’s Spring/Summer 2013 Collection. As a sequel to the very well-received collection we previewed this time last year, this 2013 release … READ MORE

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HAVEN – “Land of the Rising Sun: HAVEN in Tokyo” | Video

Tokyo is the epitome of the ever-evolving city that never sleeps. From larger than life retail stores to niche back alley eateries, the capital city of Japan never ceases to amaze its visitors and inhabitants. Canadian select store, HAVEN, flew across the Pacific Ocean to indulge in … READ MORE

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UNDERCOVER – Camo Down/Feather Jacket

Jun Takahashi reinterpreted the traditional camouflage patterns for the UNDERCOVER Fall/Winter 2012 collection, entitled, Psycho Colors. This camo pattern will be utterly useless in combat, yet it will feel perfectly at home in an urban environment. Aside from its aesthetics, this jacket will be a great piece … READ MORE

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UNDERCOVER J4210-1 Gore-Tex Parka

The name Jun Takahashi usually conjure up images of fantastical and sometime near impractical fashion designs. This jacket isn’t one of them. In an updated Black Watch tartan print, the J4210-1 Gore-Tex Parka by Takahashi’s UNDERCOVER brand elaborates on the parka design with a snorkel collar and … READ MORE

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UNDERCOVERISM – Spring/Summer 2013 Collection Lookbook

Readers in the northeast United States don’t need our help thinking of warmer temps and calmer weather, but more than a few will find reason to be excited with the release of UNDERCOVERISM Spring/Summer 2013 Collection Lookbook no matter where you are. As always with this diverse … READ MORE

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UNDERCOVER – Fall/Winter 2012 Collection | Delivery 2

Outerwear is the focal point of the second delivery from UNDERCOVER‘s Fall/Winter 2012 “Psycho Color” collection, highlighting Jun Takahashi’s flair for applying his avant garde imprint to classic menswear silhouettes. Standouts include a modern interpretation of the traditional leather rider jacket, featuring a modern cut and quilted lower … READ MORE

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Nike x UNDERCOVER – Gyakusou Fall/Winter 2012 “Autumn Monks” | Video

Since we saw the first-ever promotional video for the Nike x UNDERCOVER Gyakusou collection in late 2010, the quality of the garments and videos has improved with every subsequent season. Jun Takahashi titled the Fall/Winter 2012 collection Autumn Monks, a metaphor for the Gyakusou International Running Association … READ MORE