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Re: Japanese designers

Postby jujumaster » Mon Jan 25, 2016 8:23 pm

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Re: Japanese designers

Postby jujumaster » Tue Jan 26, 2016 2:25 pm

Elephant Blanc SS16

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Re: Japanese designers

Postby trasparenti » Wed Jan 27, 2016 8:48 am

jujumaster wrote:Elephant Blanc SS16


yes yes nice.
I'm a big fan but always forget to post about them. Definitely in line with brands like Digawel and Efilevol but weirdly underrepresented. One of my favorite things they ever did was the pink cotton (maybe velvet? i forget) suit from two years ago. the jacket is like 70% off at a secondhand store near me. Always tempted.

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Re: Japanese designers

Postby jujumaster » Sun Feb 07, 2016 2:19 pm

Samsara http://www.samsara-dw.com/about-1/

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Phingerin

Postby trasparenti » Sun Feb 14, 2016 9:24 am

"RELAX, LIGHT and MODERN"
- Director Tomoyuki Kobayashi


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Phingerin is a brand that designs clothes full of whimsy and fun. Lots of patterns, colors, and excellent outerwear. They do a great take on the coaches jacket and their coats are also fantastic. Much like Cyderhouse, Neon Sign, and Digawel, Phingerin creates fun pieces that riff on typical menswear standards and deviate from the norm while remaining extremely wearable. I'm a big fan of any brand that makes extensive use of plaids/windowpane patterns, so I've been a fan for a while. I think this is part of what makes Japanese clothing so appealing to me, how so many of the designers are able to create wearable pieces that play with your expectations of what a piece of clothing should be. Brands like N. Hoolywood do so just enough to remain understated, brands like Phingerin make a statement with their out-there designs.

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Re: Japanese designers

Postby jujumaster » Mon Feb 15, 2016 4:42 pm

Name SS16

http://name.i-a-m.jp/

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Re: Japanese designers

Postby CheerUpBrokeBoy » Fri Feb 19, 2016 4:31 pm

get past the clickbait title and there's some great visuals and production value
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Re: Japanese designers

Postby harmsalmon » Wed Mar 09, 2016 4:53 pm

can anyone tell me anything about Gaijin Made? see a lot of cool-seeming stuff on Rak but don't know nothing about it
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Re: Japanese designers

Postby trasparenti » Wed Mar 09, 2016 9:12 pm

harmsalmon wrote:can anyone tell me anything about Gaijin Made? see a lot of cool-seeming stuff on Rak but don't know nothing about it


It's related to the Hollywood Ranch Market family (Blue Blue, Okura, etc.). Lots of basics and wearable items with some cool twists on standard items. It's a Japanese brand, so it's not actually designed by foreigners or anything. I think the name comes from the Western flintstone that drives a lot of the brand's products. Only problem I have with it is that some products are a little cheap (made in China, cheaper buttons/fabrics) whereas most of the HRM stuff is pretty decent. Some of it is made domestically and is quite nice. Still, anything you can get for cheap will be worth the price.
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Re: Japanese designers

Postby une_impasse » Mon Mar 14, 2016 12:02 am

somewhat related, but shoutout to Facetasm for being the first Japanese finalist for the LVMH prize
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Re: Japanese designers

Postby trasparenti » Mon Mar 14, 2016 2:07 am

une_impasse wrote:somewhat related, but shoutout to Facetasm for being the first Japanese finalist for the LVMH prize

yo frfr

Stoked on that. Mikio Sakabe was nominated as well, she's another Japanese designer and does some pretty cool womenswear. She didn't make it to the finals but imo she deserved the nomination at least

http://www.fashion-press.net/brands/335

Anyways, quick Facetasm clothes post, this brand slays

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Re: Japanese designers

Postby jujumaster » Wed Mar 16, 2016 5:21 pm

Auralee AW16

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Re: Japanese designers

Postby trasparenti » Thu Mar 17, 2016 8:37 am

jujumaster wrote:Auralee AW16


Auralee is legit! Coincidentally just bought a knit from them
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It's the most amazing knit I've ever owned. Nubby cashmere and smells like puppies. Also handled some of their outerwear (simple but nice) and some knit denim (cool fabric and nice cut).
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Re: Japanese designers

Postby jujumaster » Fri Mar 18, 2016 4:57 pm

Looks lovely that knit does.

DressedUndressed AW16

Seems like a bit of a 'What can we take from the European designers? I know! All of it!'

I still like it though

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Re: Japanese designers

Postby trasparenti » Sat Mar 19, 2016 9:28 am

Christian Dada is really good. Usually overpriced but good. It's usually paired with Dressed/Undressed, another brand that came out of Harajuku at about the same time
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Re: Japanese designers

Postby trasparenti » Sun Mar 20, 2016 8:09 am

shout out to Issey Miyake for receiving top honors for his contributions to French fashion. 77 years old and still on top

http://edition.cnn.com/2016/03/17/fashi ... index.html

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Re: Japanese designers

Postby jujumaster » Wed Mar 23, 2016 2:34 pm

08sircus by Kiminori Morishita AW16

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Re: Japanese designers

Postby jujumaster » Fri Mar 25, 2016 2:24 pm

Littlebig by Keita Mawatari

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Re: Japanese designers

Postby jujumaster » Sat Apr 02, 2016 3:54 pm

Some 2016 offerings from Toga Virilis, love some of the graphics and patterns in these, its like a Japanese Marni.

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Re: Japanese designers

Postby trasparenti » Sun Apr 03, 2016 9:50 am

haha thanks for keeping the thread alive. I have been way too lazy for a proper update. Toga is good but overpriced, the Marni comparison is pretty apt. I was disappointed to see some of their stuff MIC despite the huge price tag. Also they do a couple popular women's lines.

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Sou-Mu

Real pain getting pictures of their collections off the internet. They have all of the images on their site but it's lightboxed and you'd have to prnt scrn each one and crop and reupload...... Fashionsnap has some but their domain seems to shift sometimes and break image links. Anyways Sou-Mu does some great drapey stuff, really innovative bizarre pieces. A lot of their clothes are pretty free-sized and genderless (though they do cut some pieces with body types in mind). I have an amazing thing from them that can be worn in a massive variety of ways, it'd kind of a vest, kind of nothing in particular. Great thing though. A store near me stocks them with similar amazing brands like Balmung, Design Complicity, Dr. Franken, and more.

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Re: Japanese designers

Postby jujumaster » Wed Apr 06, 2016 2:06 pm

Bed J.W. Ford AW16

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Re: Japanese designers

Postby Lorcan » Wed Apr 06, 2016 5:15 pm

Yeah I'm into Bed J.W. Ford at the moment (is it just pronounced "Bedford" ?). FW16 looks really great - love the suede pieces and that knit (hnnnng)

I have a kimono sleeve tee on the way...(in burgundy) :cool:
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Re: Japanese designers

Postby trasparenti » Wed Apr 06, 2016 8:45 pm

yep just called Bedford usually. Great label. Love their High Times suit
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They do some really cool twists on staple items (wide shirts, weird pants, etc.) and pair really well with brands like Sunsea and Uru

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Re: Japanese designers

Postby bels » Thu Apr 07, 2016 1:18 am

Lorcan wrote:Yeah I'm into Bed J.W. Ford at the moment (is it just pronounced "Bedford" ?).


It's pronounced "Bed double Ford"
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Re: Japanese designers

Postby jujumaster » Mon Apr 11, 2016 12:39 pm

John Mason Smith AW16 (they like using these odd 18th century Englishman names dont they?)

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Re: Japanese designers

Postby jujumaster » Wed Apr 20, 2016 5:48 pm

The Reracs mens AW16

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Re: Japanese designers

Postby jujumaster » Wed Apr 20, 2016 5:51 pm

womens AW16

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Re: Japanese designers

Postby trasparenti » Wed Apr 20, 2016 9:58 pm

WHOWHAT

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Whowhat is a unisex clothing brand heavily inspired by the clothing of India and the middle East, with plenty of nods to traditional Japanese clothes and craftsmanship. A lot of drapey, loose silhouettes with subtle details to ensure that the focus is on the silhouette more than the clothes. Nearly everything is cut quite large (besides the jeans), and smaller people can buy smaller sizes to make sure it's not too huge. There's a lot of fun proportions play to be had with the label, as each collection contains cropped pants, shorts, long shirts, extended jackets, flowy coats, slim jeans, accessories, and more. All of the fabrics are crazy nice, and the reconstructed jeans are a particularly cool item. Too small for me but still neat. The complete Whowhat 'look' has been one of my favorites for a while.

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Re: Japanese designers

Postby Hi5Ghost » Sun Apr 24, 2016 1:50 am

OrSlow

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Different types of clothing emerged as standards
in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.Among others,
military wear and clothes that have their roots
in work have also been cherished as fashionable wear.
Deriving flintstone from those eternal standards
and processing them through our own filters,
we design clothes “slowly.”


Here the term “slowly” means:
・Crafting original clothes carefully.
・Creating clothes that are adaptable to different styles of different times.
・Presenting the antithesis of a fast-moving modern society and fashion industry and slowing it down.


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Re: Japanese designers

Postby Hi5Ghost » Mon Apr 25, 2016 3:49 am

Magic Stick

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https://magicstick.stores.jp

In the market there are tons of brands with no concept.
Brands that only follow the main stream fad and trends.
MAGIC STICK ENTERTAINMENT is not a brand that can be compared with
these so called "FAST FASHION" brands.
With the strong background of music, we produce products with a statement.
10 years experience in apparel, we choose the finest material, function and fit
to produce high quality daily wear.
To make the items that will impress people in all genre, we took off all unnecessary
details and made the design clean.
Since our designs are clean and simple, it never gets outdated.
Clothing shouldn't be thrown away after the season is over.
We are not making products for mass media's coverage.
Our products are produced in small numbers for small amount of people.
The choice is always yours but from our collection, we hope that people will think twice about mass consumed fashion.

Either you melt to mass or make a statement

The Choice is Yours


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