Yamato, a manufacturer of kimono textiles since 1917 and located in Kanda, has collaborated with Isetan department store, which also started off selling kimono textiles in Kanda
Isetan Mitsukoshi’s private brand Number Twenty-One will launch its latest collection of handbags designed in collaboration with designer/potter Makoto Kagoshima.
On Mar 16, a fashion show was held at Isetan Shinjuku, welcoming none other than Miranda Kerr as a special guest. The show presented Samantha Thavasa’s latest bag collection including items that were designed with Kerr.
Members of Japanese idol group Nogizaka46, Mai Shiraishi, Nanase Nishino, Erika Ikuta, Reika Sakurai, Marika Ito and Yumi Wakatsuki gathered at Isetan Shinjuku department store for the opening of the collaboration project “Okeiko Girl”
On Feb 3, Japanese fashion brand Issey Miyake will present its new collection introducing the artworks of the late graphic designer Ikko Tanaka (1930-2002).
The second collaboration between Japanese pop girl group “Perfume” and Isetan Shinjuku department store will be held from Oct 28 to Nov 2.
From Oct 28, Japan-limited suitcases designed by the collaboration of Alexander McQueen and Globe-Trotter will be pre-sold at Isetan Shinjuku Men’s Building.
Fashionable stoles decorated with motifs of Kabuki theatre have made their debut at Ginza Mitsukoshi department store. The stoles were designed in partnership with Marumasu and Shochiku.
Designer Yohji Yamamoto and Sanrio present the 2015-16 A/W collection of their collaboration brand named “ki◇◇y's” with garments embellished with embroidered patches of Hello Kitty and My Melody.
Discord is known for its black and white designs symbolic of Yohji Yamamoto, but for its team-up with Yoshitaka Amano at Isetan Shinjuku, the brand presented designs in blue, purple and other eye-catching colors
This article is the second part to the interview of Candy Stripper’s designer Yoshie Itabashi and Japanese actress Fumi Nikaido carried out at Isetan Shinjuku department store.
Japanese fashion brand “Candy Stripper” celebrates its 20th anniversary this year and welcomed Japanese actress Fumi Nikaido to design for the collaboration brand “Fumi Nikaido Roots Candy Stripper”.
Until Aug 24, Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi department store’s windows will be decorated with ukiyo-e painter Hokusai’s works transformed under the hands of art director/graphic designer Yuni Yoshida.
The lifestyle brand Rosa Comtesse, designed under the concept of 18th century France and the Palace of Versailles, marks its debut at Isetan Shinjuku store today.
Avex Group Holdings spent three and a half years to develop Majotae. Japanese brands Yohji Yamamoto, Mina Perhonen and Keita Maruyama created exclusive items to bring out the charms of Japan’s traditional cloth for Isetan Shinjuku's event.
Designer Yaz Bukey and Japanese cosmetics brand Shu Uemura have launched the collaboration line Yaz for Shu. A presentation was held during Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Tokyo.
For Iris van Herpen’s 2015-16 A/W show in Paris, the models sported dazzling crystal shoes designed by Noritaka Tatehana. The heelless shoes introduce a crystal net, which encircle the feet to produce a beautiful and visionary effect.
Japanese brand Sacai by designer Chitose Abe presents its collaboration collection with NikeLab.
Lacoste Live, fusing French chic, sporty elegance and street, presents its capsule collection in collaboration with A Bathing Ape.
On Mar 4, Shiseido debuted its Japan-made Lifestyle Fragrance series in line with the opening of the renovated furniture and home interior floor of Isetan Shinjuku main building (5F).
Japanese brand Mikimoto meets French Laduree for collaboration presenting macarons embellished with pearls.
The official website for the collaboration line “Adidas Originals by Hyke” is currently open. Check out the latest 2015 S/S collection.
White Mountaineering's 2015-16 A/W collection used technical textiles such as Gore-Tex, Primaloft and Saitos and mixed them with natural fabrics to create a collection fusing the outdoors and urban life.
Petit Bateau collaborates with Japanese designer Kenta Matsushige, the winner of the Premiere Vision Grand Jury Prize at the 2014 Hyeres International Festival.
Nike collaborates with Japanese brand Sacai (designer Chitose Abe) to present an innovative collection of women's sportswear.
“Jam Home Made” presents its second project introducing the charms of traditional Japanese crafts.
Isetan Shinjuku introduces the manga “The Rose of Versailles” and Hanafuda (Japanese playing cards) for its campaign kicking off the New Year. The theme of the latest campaign lasting from Jan 2 to 6 is “Happy Japan.”
Popular Japanese ramen chain Ippudo hired Engineered Garments, a fashion brand led by New York based designer Daiki Suzuki, to design the uniforms of its New York stores.
“The Survival of Elegance- 50 Years of Jun Ashida” exhibit was held at the National Art Center, Tokyo from Dec 3 to 8.
Anrealage, led by Japanese upcoming fashion designer Kunihiko Morinaga, presents an exclusive collaboration with the bestseller manga "Attack on Titan."
The charity collection “Metropolitan Dream by H. Nakata” by Damiani and Hidetoshi Nakata went on sale from Oct 20, and a commemoratory party was held on that day at Damiani Boutique Tokyo in Ginza.
Yohji Yamamoto’s concept store “Ground Y” lines up collaboration items with Tsuburaya Productions.
The kids line “BAPE KIDS” from street fashion brand “A BATHING APE” will open a pop-up at Isetan Shinjuku (6F). To be held from Nov 5 to 18.
The collaboration boots by Y’s and Dr. Martens are now available in the latest color.
Jun Takahashi of UNDERCOVER and Nike’s ongoing collaboration introduces the Gyakusou Holiday 2014 Collection. On sale from Oct 23.
Fashion Headline released its first collection of LINE Stickers that can be used on the communication app “LINE.” The collection features the website’s official characters “Fashion Headliners.” On sale from Sept 26.
ISSEY MIYAKE presents a limited collection of wooden accessories designed in collaboration with furniture brand “Tendo Mokko.”
A pop-up event by Japanese brand “DRESSCAMP” is currently open at Tokyo Kaihouku of Isetan Shinjuku (2F).
Japanese brand mintdesigns holds an exhibit showcasing its collaboration collection with masking tape brand “mt.” Open until Sept 11 at Creation Gallery G8 in Ginza, Tokyo (address: 1F Recruit Ginza 8 Bldg. 8-4-17 Ginza, Chuo-ku).
The collaboration collection by MACKINTOSH and HYKE will go on sale from Aug 20.
Marni and PORTER present a new collection of casual bags for their third collaboration project.
Daisuke Obana, designer of the Japanese brand “N.HOOLYWOOD,” is the new creative director for Converse. In line with the appointment, the apparel line CONS RENNOVATOR will debut from the 2015 SS season.
Japanese brand “A BATHING APE” (BAPE) and American animation series “SpongeBob SquarePants” team up for the second time under the theme “Resume.”
In celebration of the “400-year relations between Spain and Japan,” the special exhibit titled “Takehiko Inoue Interprets Gaudi’s Universe” opened at Roppongi Hills.
A BATHING APE (BAPE) and PUMA collaborate to present a lineup of soccer items. On sale from Jul 12.
On Jul 2, UNDERCOVER began selling its first designed school bag on the 6th floor of Isetan Shinjuku. The bags were created in collaboration with PORTER.
On Jun 14, White Mountaineering and Barbour held a reception at the Hospital Club in London to mark their collaboration.
A capsule collection by A BATHING APE (BAPE) and Coca-Cola will go on sale in Japan from Jul 5.
The event “Glitch @ Tokyo Kaihouku” is open on the second floor of Isetan Shinjuku. Until July 1. The focus is on fashion items designed under the concept “Glitch.”
BAO BAO ISSEY MIYAKE presents the new “Distortion” bag as part of its “BAO BAO PARK” project, where it collaborates with various creators. This time, the brand teams up with Rodrigo Solorzano and Naoki Kawamoto of the design studio “N&R Foldings.”
TV anime “ONE PIECE” celebrates the 15th year since the start of its broadcasting. From June 1, the anime will line-up collaboration baseball caps with New Era.
Collaboration T-shirts by adidas Originals and ten brands are being sold exclusively on the first floor of Isetan Shinjuku. Until May 27. Dubbed the “adidas Originals Enjin Collection,” the designs are inspired from the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil.
The popular manga “JoJo's Bizarre Adventure” written by Hirohiko Araki teams up with Converse ALL STAR sneakers for the second time around.
Japanese fashion brand “White Mountaineering” transferred its flagship store to Daikanyama, in the same building as its atelier. Located at the address: 2-7 Sarugakucho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo.
GAP teams up with art/fashion magazine “VISIONAIRE” for the second time to line up limited edition T-shirts.
Special items from the 2014 SS Collection by beautiful people in collaboration with the Rolling Stones will go on sale at Isetan Shinjuku (2F). From May 12 to 20. The items are designed under the theme “Rock Stars and their Girlfriends.”
Fred Perry lines up a collection of special polo shirts in collaboration with four Japanese brands- 08sircus, MUVEIL WORK, The Dress & Co. and Yuge.
On Apr 19, a show was held for the debut of “1 piu 1 uguale 3 ERIKA,” a collaboration line between actress Erika Sawajiri and brand “1 piu 1 uguale 3.”
PLEATS PLEASE ISSEY MIYAKE presents a new collaboration series with graphic designer Kazumasa Nagai.
Tod’s presented the “Envelope Boat Shoes” (60,000 yen) in collaboration with Oki Sato-led design office “nendo” at Milano Salone, which was held until Apr 13.
The “Girls Love Mode- Let's Prism Power Make Up” event at Isetan Shinjuku (2F) presents collaboration items by popular animation “Sailor Moon” and three fashion brands. Open until Apr 8.
For its 2014-15 AW collection, Y’s of the Yohji Yamamoto group teamed up with Alcantara of Italy.
E-commerce website “2PMWORKS” for anime and fashion will line-up M65 jackets and stoles from the collaboration of the anime “Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex” and fashion brand “AZ by junhashimoto.”
Industrial designer Marc Newson teams up with visual design studio “WOW inc.” led by Hiroshi Takahashi. The two have designed a katana (Japanese sword) as an art piece named “aikuchi.”
The sole harness maker in Japan “SOMES SADDLE” teams up with shoes designer Hiroshi Tsubouchi for its 50th anniversary. For the collaboration, Tsubouchi designs his first bags under the name “SOMES SADDLE × HT LABEL.”
The collaboration sneakers “Stan Smith Y’s” by adidas and Y’s will go on sale worldwide in limited numbers.
Japanese fashion brand “Muveil” will line-up its 2014 SS Collection for a pop-up at Isetan Shinjuku (3F). From Mar 12 to 18.
On Mar 3, during Paris Fashion Week, the launch event for “Wisteria Hysteria,” the latest scent from COMME des GARCONS Parfums, was held at Trading Museum COMME des GARCONS.
The limited “mika for shu in beauty wonderland” collection by cosmetics brand “shu uemura” and photographer/movie director Mika Ninagawa will go on sale from Mar 21. Reservation orders can be made from Mar 14.
Uniqlo kicks off its new project “SPRZ NY” (coined from “Surprise New York”) with the full support of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA).
The third season of the Onitsuka Tiger × Andrea Pompilio collaboration presents a women’s line for the first time. The 2014 SS women’s collection is currently being sold at Re-Style Sports of Isetan Shinjuku (3F).
Isetan Mitsukoshi department stores will line up the “Digital Liberty Art Creation” series from Mar 5. Eleven Japanese brands created designs using Liberty prints.
The “Anna Sui Spring Fair” introducing items from the brand’s 2014 SS Collection is open at Isetan Mitsukoshi stores. From Feb 19 to Mar 4.
The second collection of the Marni and PORTER team-up has gone on sale (some items to be sold at a later time).
The exhibit “Kikilala × Care Bears Exhibit” will open at Shibuya Parco from Apr 4 in commemoration of the collaboration between popular Sanrio characters Little Twin Stars (Kikilala) and US born characters Care Bears.
Etro’s capsule collection “Eden” designed in collaboration with Japanese photographer Mika Ninagawa is in stores from Feb 12. In line with this, Jacopo Etro, who handled the project, visited Japan.
Stan Smith from adidas teams up with Japanese brand “mastermind JAPAN” to present “Stan Smith mastermind” sneakers.
The Sanrio Expo 2014 introducing the latest items from the company was held until Feb 7. This year, a press preview was held for the first time.
Italian eyewear brand SUPER teams up with graphic designer Keiichi Tanaami this season.
In preparation for Valentine’s Day, Urban Research teamed up with illustrator SHOHEI to create a short movie. Also, illustrations by the artist will decorate the visuals of Urban Research’s Valentine’s campaign.
Sogo & Seibu Co., Ltd. will sell products designed in collaboration with Oki Sato-led design office “nendo.” The shopping space dubbed “by|n” lining up the products will open at the department stores starting April.
In commemoration of the 10th anniversary since its remodeling, Isetan Shinjuku Men’s Building (2F) will sell the “Isetan Men’s meets Special Product Design” set.
The e-commerce site “2PMWORKS” will lineup business card cases designed by the brand JAM HOME MADE in collaboration with the anime “Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex.”
A pop-up for the French brand “Apologie” is open at Isetan Shinjuku (2F) until Feb 9.
For its 2014-15 AW Collection, McQ by Alexander McQueen teams up with manga artist Tite Kubo, who is known for his work titled “Bleach.”
Ne-net will line up exclusive items designed using the brand character Nyaa. The special items are created in collaboration with traditional craftsmen and folk toy designers. To be in stores from Jan 31.
This spring, RANDA will present collaborated shoes with fashion blogger Zina Charkoplia, who is based in Spain. The items will be available at RANDA stores and the official online shop from the beginning of March.
REBIRTH PROJECT, led by Japanese actor Yusuke Iseya, launches the All Japan Uniform Committee as a means to design Japanese uniforms with environmentally friendly materials and implement a system of recycling.
On Jan 24, the Mikimoto × Hello Kitty jewelry collection was revealed for the first time at the select shop “colette” in Paris.
Accessories collection designed in collaboration with AMBUSH will go on sale from sacai.
TOGA teams up with UK brand “PRISM” to present its first collection of eyewear. To be in stores from the beginning of March.
On Jan 13, a talk session between designers Kansai Yamamoto and Yoshikazu Yamagata (of writtenafterwards) was held at Tokyo Kaihouku located on the 2nd floor of Isetan Shinjuku.
ato presents a fragrance candle in collaboration with men's grooming brand “Baxter of California.” Dubbed “Night Ritual,” the candle costs 7,980 yen.
Fashion brand ViS of the JUN group teams up with bean sweets brand “feve” by patissier Hironobu Tsujiguchi for Valentine’s. The “feve meets ViS” sweets will go on sale from Jan 21.
Opening Ceremony presents a capsule collection inspired from the new movie “her” directed by Spike Jonze, to be in theaters in Japan from June 28.
On April 1, ASICS Corporation brand Onitsuka Tiger together with the American brand of COACH is releasing a collaborative capsule collection of men’s and women’s footwear.
The collection “Roundel By London Underground,” celebrating the 150th anniversary of the London metro, will be launched in Japan on Jan 11. At Dover Street Market Ginza (DSMG).
lucien pellat-finet teams up with the architect Kengo Kuma to present the “tree chair” collection. The collection will go on sale from the end of January at the brand's Tokyo Midtown, Omotesando and Shisaibashi stores.
Onitsuka Tiger from the Asics group teams up with fashion designer Kansai Yamamoto for the first time. 3 styles of collaboration sneakers have been designed together.
Chinatsu Wakatsuki returns to the fashion world and teams up with the brand MIKIO SAKABE.