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WTAPS – Fall/Winter 2014 Collection Preview

WTAPS‘ upcoming Fall/Winter 2014 collection offers few surprises, and that’s a good thing, especially for longtime fans of the Japanese brand’s modernist take on vintage looks. Military-inspired motifs are a dominant theme here, seen in a black MA-1 and olive deck jacket. It’s designer Tetsu Nishiyama’s sure hand … READ MORE

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WTAPS – Spring/Summer 2014 Collection Lookbook

Since 1996, Tetsu “TET” Nishiyama has been at the creative helm of WTAPS, creating a multi-dimensional brand previously recognized throughout Tokyo, and now respected and admired on a global scale. A new editorial, courtesy of Honeyee, showcases WTAPS’ Spring/Summer 2014 range, featuring standard military-inspired garb — highlighted by … READ MORE

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WTAPS Varsity Jacket – Harris Tweed

WTAPS offers up its own version of the classic varsity jacket, and the garment’s construction and premium materials are executed in classic WTAPS fashion. The shell is built with genuine Harris Tweed in understated black, while contrasting orange ribbing at the collar, cuffs and waist — as well as … READ MORE

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WTAPS N-2B Jacket

One of the last remaining pieces from WTAPS‘ Fall/Winter 2013 collection takes the form of this N-2B Jacket, made in Japan and featuring an updated military silhouette built with navy nylon twill and two different varieties of fur lining the collar and hood. Zip closure lies behind … READ MORE

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WTAPS Lifist Collection – Delivery III

Delivery III of WTAPS‘ Fall/Winter 2013 “Lifist” collection is essentially a primer on what the Japanese brand does best: blending seemingly disparate influences into a cohesive whole. The assortment features the level of quality we expect from the brand’s made in Japan garments, featuring heavyweight moleskin and … READ MORE

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WTaps Suede Hi-Top Sneakers

Fitting with WTaps motto, “Placing things where they should be,” these Siede Hi-Top Sneakers have a place, and that spot is on your feet. As per the usual from this brand, these made-in-Japan sneakers were beautifully crafted of premium leather suede and are fitted with metal eyelets … READ MORE

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HAVEN – Fall/Winter 2013 Collection Lookbook | By Jan Micheal Stasiuk

Photographed by Jan Micheal Stasiuk, the lookbook for Haven‘s Fall/Winter 2013 offerings is an artfully assembled collection of the retailer’s key pieces. It can also been viewed as a bit of showing off, as the Canadian retailer reveals an extremely impressive brand list culled from premium menswear labels … READ MORE

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Honeyee – WTAPS x Nigo “Clothes Make the Man” Lookbook

In assembling the lookbook for WTAPS‘ Fall/Winter 2013 “Lifist” collection, honeyee called on the services of a familiar face from the Japanese streetwear firmament — A Bathing Ape founder Nigo. The following looks are collected under the banner “Clothes Make the Man,” showcasing a cold weather aesthetic … READ MORE

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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