HYKE, headed by designers Hideaki Yoshihara and Yukiko Ode have collaborated with brands like adidas Originals and MACKINTOSH in the past. In 2017 they started collaborating with The North Face and the partnership continues in the latest season. You can see the Fall/Winter 2019 collection features heavily in olive and black outerwear as well as utilizing belts and buckles to accentuate lines. Photos: Fashionsnap.com
The namesake brand of designer Shinya Kozuka, SHINYAKOZUKA looks to blur the lines between expression and individuality. Kozuka established the brand back in 2015 and with each season he tries to churn out vague pieces that emphasis superior quality and functionality. For Fall/Winter 2019, oversized looks are each paired with large hoods which fans of the 'Assassin's Creed' franchise will instantly recognize.
Founded in 2007 by Hiroyuki Fujita, JieDa draws inspiration from Japanese street style and the world around him. You can clearly see all the fashion influences in his Fall/Winter 2019 collection as it features everything from militaristic vests to tailored suit jackets. We also get a peek at an Ellesse collaboration. The brand compares itself to a tree and its originality as branches, spreading and growing through the years.
Established in 2013, the brand ha-ha means "mother," "laughter" and "good fortune" and aims to bring that feeling to the world through its designs. The design team of Tomomi Kamoshita, Natsuki Saida, Manami Sato, Kanon Maeda and Kanna Negishi have created a mix between sporty and formal wears for its Fall/Winter 2019 collection. Bold lines and accents can be found throughout in addition to the use of a waist tightener as an accessory and fashion statement.
Designer Yukihiro Teshima established the brand YUKIHERO PRO-WRESTLING in 2012. The brand is a play on his name and his love for wrestling and the hero figure. His concept is "the clothes that make you a hero for somebody," and he uses wrestling references like an elbow and luchador masks to bring that message across in the Fall/Winter 2019 collection. Photos: Nobuyasu Yamazaki
Indonesian fashion label Danjyo Hiyoji presented a Fall/Winter 2019 collection heavily favoring black and red color palettes. Designers Dana Laulana and Liza Masitha were heavily influenced by sports in this collection as nearly every piece showcases athletes in their most natural states. Equestrian vibes were especially strong with headwear pieces made to resemble riding helmets and harnesses and belts being featured throughout.
Designer Chanu's label ACUOD by CHANU was founded in 2016 and is a unisex streetwear brand. ACUOD is an abbreviation for "Ace Creation Unisex Original Dress" and spelled backwards is the word "douka" which means "assimilation" in Japanese. The brand aims to break boundaries that define fashion whether it be gender, style, cut or occasion and. For its Fall/Winter 2019 collection, plenty of zippers and large pockets are prominently featured on pants and outerwear allowing for various off-center cuts and oversized pieces to layer and drape.
For Fall/Winter 2019, meagratia focuses heavily on the garden and outdoors. Designer Takafumi Sekine's brand always aims to design pieces that will offer new sensation and a feeling of incompatibility and the latest offerings achieve just that. There are multiple pieces that feature a half-patterned and half solid color look and nearly every piece incorporates some sort of floral into it whether it's a pattern or graphic on outerwear or accessories.
Kunihiko Morinaga established ANREALAGE in 2003 and the brand's name represents "A REAL, UN REAL, and AGE." He draws inspiration from the little things in life that can sometimes be overlooked and believes that "god is in the detail." For Fall/Winter 2019, ANREALAGE has super-sized our everyday attire including denim jackets, peacoats, suits and hoodies. Details like buttons and safety pins as well as accessories like headphones are also given the same treatment.
NOMA t.d. is headed by designers Masako Noguchi and Takuma Sasaki. Together they combine attention to detail and a free interpretive style and showcase it on their clothing. For Fall/Winter 2019, the detailing comes out in the layering of pieces and floral hits. Beautifully embroidered flowers on shirts and striking stripes on the shelves of outerwear combine with scarves and checkered pants to create stunning pieces and outfits. Also add in a tie-dye fit for contrast.