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WTAPS – GIP-STORE Opening + Website Launch | Tokyo

This will be the first time WTAPS founder/designer Tetsu Nishiyama have opened a retail store and GIP-STORE consolidates his two ventures, WTAPS and free zine, FORTY PERCENT AGAINST RIGHTS under one roof. The store opened its doors last Saturday, coinciding with the release of the Autumn/Winter 2011 … READ MORE


WTAPS – 2011 2nd Collection – “Way of Life” | Preview

The genius of WTAPS is the effortless way in which designer TET can grab bits and pieces from seemingly disparate subcultures — workwear, MIL-SPEC, rockabilly, mod — and blend the individual pieces into a cohesive whole. That’s the alchemy at play in the brand’s fall/winter collection, “Way … READ MORE


WTAPS – Fall/Winter 2011 Collection – “Way of Life” | Preview

WTAPS‘ designer Tetsu Nishiyama (better known simply as TET) has masterminded a brand that combines the best elements of military and trad styling, with notes from biker culture occasionally thrown into the mix. The WTAPS fall/winter 2011 collection, dubbed “Way of Life,” carries on TET’s singular vision, … READ MORE


WTAPS Camera Shoulder Bag

While readers may be most familiar with WTAPS through their frequent high quality Vans releases, you are missing out if you don’t have the heads up on the entire range from this Harajuku based brand. Their recently released camera shoulder bag, pictured above, is just one example … READ MORE


WTAPS Beach Bag | Available Now

Every season it’s likely that admirers of the brand WTAPS look forward to the label’s lifestyle accessories as much as anything. Case in point: the beach bag from WTAPS, composed of equal parts utility and style. The canvas bags come in either black or olive drab, with … READ MORE

Vans Syndicate x WTAPS Burgundy "Bones" Pack

VANS Syndicate x WTAPS – Burgundy Bones Pack

Good news for VANS fanatics who missed out on the two previous VANS Syndicate/WTAPS Bones packs: they’re back, this time in burgundy. The models are a Sk8-Hi, Chukka Boot and Era, with design elements virtually identical to the navy-colored 005 series from fall 2007, the major difference … READ MORE

WTAPS Crossbone Canvas Sneaker

WTAPS “Crossbones” Canvas Sneaker | Available Now

Japanese label WTAPS, largely known in the States for their frequent collaborations with Vans, has this time struck out on its own to create a canvas sneaker that makes good use of its signature crossbones motif. Combined with a tonal black toecap, white midsole and laces and … READ MORE


Warp x NEIGHBORHOOD x WTAPS x Challenger – Warp Magazine Japan 15th Anniversary T-Shirts

Although Warp Magazine terminated a long time ago in US, its Japanese counterpart, Warp Magazine Japan, is still going strong under the Transworld Japan banner. In fact it is celebrating 15 years in the print business and the celebration project is headed by three t-shirts designed by … READ MORE

Ursus Rain Boots Beige


It is not an understatement to say that BAPE had a profound impact on the sneaker game and their footwear design is still on point. The latest offering from URSUS Bape is the URSUS Rain Boots that are the reincarnation of the classic duck boots. Attention to … READ MORE


WTAPS x VANS Syndicate SK8 Mid Leopard Sherpa

If the massive snowstorms around the globe are just a prelude to what’s to come this winter, perhaps we should arm ourselves with these, the SK8 Mid Leopard Sherpa from VANS Syndicate and Tetsu “TET” Nishiyama of WTAPS. Debuted earlier this month at WTAP’s flagship store, Blackflag, … READ MORE

vans wtaps spring 2011 summary

VANS Syndicate x WTAPS – Spring 2011 | Preview

Vans Syndicate and WTaps are doing plenty of work together this season, having already released a collaborative apparel capsule, an Authentic, and a SK8 Mid.  Adding to that list is this set of Mountain Boots and another SK8 Mid, which will be exclusive to retailers Blackflag, Supreme, … READ MORE