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WTAPS – 2013 Spring/Summer “Philosophy” Collection | Available Now

The latest pieces from WTAPS‘ Spring/Summer 2013 “Philosophy” collection is arriving now in stores. They’re squarely in line with the WTAPS aesthetic, featuring expertly tailored military-inspired jackets, as well as a handsomely weathered finish on seasonal variations of WTAPS favorites. There’s the Academy Jacket, crafted from lightweight …

WTAPS HBT Jacket

WTAPS continues its fascination with classic Americana apparel with their latest jacket, the HBT. Following a beautifully redone military A-2 Leather Jacket based on the U.S. Army Air Corps bomber, the Japanese brand takes over the work-ready blazer, constructing it with a heavy, 100% cotton herringbone twill …

Obscuravision Episode 3 Featurng Tetsu Nishiyama – “Pursuit of Life”

The latest episode from Silly Thing‘s Obscura Vision channel chronicles a day in the life of Tetsu “Tet” Nishiyama of acclaimed Japanese brand WTAPS. Entitled “Pursuit of Life,” the short film offers insight into the personal life of the street fashion pioneer, who describes different stages in …

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 …

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 …

WTAPS Leopard Sneakershoes

Finished in a camo-like leopard print in a dull olive green hue, these sneakers from WTAPS showcase the brand’s knack for taking military influences to create timeless designs that still feel contemporary, if not downright edgy. The cotton canvas upper rests on a contrast white midsole, with …

WTAPS B-9 Jacket

The B-9 jacket, first issued by the U.S. military during WWII, has been reinterpreted by WTAPS with new design elements that serve both functional and aesthetic ends. The satin finished cotton jacket has a large collar borrowed from a parka first used by the United States army …

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 …

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, …