On Jan 22, Cabaret Voltaire will release the album “Drinking Gasoline” as series no. 2 of the reissue series. Limited editions that come with collaboration tee by Sk8ightTing, the graphic designer for the brand C.E, will also go on sale.
Collaboration sneakers (model MRT580SM) by New Balance Japan × mita sneakers × SBTG (graphic designer- Mark Ong) will be exclusively sold at mita sneakers
Reebok will sell 400 limited pairs of the collaborated “Coca-Cola PUMP FURY HLS” from the beginning of March. Reservation can be made through the online shop from Dec 22. Priced at 17,850 yen. Available in the sizes 23 cm to 30 cm.
A pop-up store by Kansai Yamamoto will be held from Jan 2 at Isetan Shinjuku (2F). At the event, collaboration socks with Tabio will go on sale.
For 2014 SS, TOMMY presents a capsule collection named “M.W FOR TOMMY.” The collection is directed by Masafumi Watanabe of BEDWIN. The designs will be available at the 37 directly operated stores and other select shops.
On Dec 12, collaboration items between the fashion brand DISCOVERED and the anime Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex were presented. The items are available for order until Dec 29 on the e-commerce website “2PMWORKS.”
A pop-up store of Miharayasuhiro is open until Dec 18 at the Stage #3 of Isetan Shinjuku (3F).
Reservations for T-shirts designed by the anime Ghost in the Shell × fashion brand ICECREAM, produced by Pharrell Williams and NIGO, is open on the e-commerce website “2PMWORKS.”
JINS PC by JIN CO.,LTD. teams up with the anime “Attack on Titan” to create special packages for the products. The limited edition items are pre-sold from Dec 9. Four types of designs are available costing 4,990 yen each.
Pierre Herme Paris and Ohayo Dairy Products team up once again to present a new flavor for the yogurt series.
On Dec 4, Marni presented a limited edition Christmas collection in collaboration with PORTER.
An event lining up various collaboration items between photographer Mika Ninagawa and Japanese fashion brands opened on the 2nd floor=Tokyo Kaihouku of Isetan Shinjuku on Dec 4. Until Dec 17.
UNESCO World Heritage Centre and Panasonic have launched the UNESCO World Heritage calendar app for next year.
Contemporary artist Aki Kuroda, who has been living in Paris for 44 years, is joining forces with designer Hiroko Koshino to hold an exhibit in Japan for the first time in many years.
From 2014 spring/summer, United Arrows will launch the new brand TEGE UNITED ARROWS in collaboration with the Ethical Fashion Initiative run by the International Trade Centre (ITC).
One Direction produced fragrance “Our Moment” will come to stores in Japan at the beginning of 2014.
For 2014’s Salon du Chocolat event, Koji Tsuchiya of Theobroma will reproduce the chocolate introduced in the manga “Shitsuren Chocolatier.”
Part 2 of the popular collaboration between Control Bear and NOZOMI ISHIGURO will be in stores from the beginning of December.
Haruyama Trading Company Limited. teams up with the manga JoJo's Bizarre Adventure written by Hirohiko Araki. 26 items are introduced for the special collection.
On Nov 21, Shiseido presented a special edition of the patent approved “The Collagen” drink.
The “pretty mole mina perhonen” exhibit will open at the Pass the Baton Gallery located at Omotesando Hills. From Nov 28 to Dec 25.
Opening Ceremony Japan teams up with Hello Kitty to launch “Hello Kitty × Opening Ceremony.”
Alexander McQueen presents a limited scarf collection in collaboration with contemporary artist Damien Hirst.
The collaboration line “DEVASTEE POUR MUSEUM” was presented at Via Bus Stop Museum in Daikanyama, Tokyo on Nov 15. Designers Ophelie Klere and Francois Alary from DEVASTEE visited Japan from Paris in line with the presentation.
The Mikimoto × Hello Kitty collaboration collection will be in stores from next January.
Canadian free publishing “Vice Magazine” hosts the photo exhibit “Global Photo Collaborations by Vice Japan.” From Nov 22 to Feb 14, 2014 at Diesel Art Gallery in Shibuya, Tokyo.
For LACOSTE’s 80th anniversary, 8 styles of limited edition polo shirts designed by art director Peter Saville will go on sale from the end of this month.
Paris based creative team Papier Tigre launches its first apparel line dubbed “Papier Tigre Paris Tokyo.” Its debut collection was presented for the first time in the world at the gallery ROCKET
CITIZEN presents a special collaboration set of the high-functional women’s watch “xC” from the TITANIA LINE, and skin care brand Jurlique. Priced at 157,500 yen, the set is available in a limited number of 1,000.
UNDERCOVER designed limited tees commemorating the first solo performances in Japan of Thom Yorke led band “Atoms For Peace.” The tees will go on sale from Nov 16 at UNDERCOVER Aoyama store and at the venue of the band’s performances.
For its 15th anniversary, HAN AHN SOON opens a pop-up at Tokyo Kaihouku of Isetan Shinjuku (2F). Until Nov 19.
Vivienne Westwood collaborates with 5 UK brands for a project dubbed “Vivienne Westwood Loves.” Brands that sympathize with Westwood’s motto, “Don’t buy too much, choose quality over quantity to keep items longer,” were selected.
Series 2 of HAVE A POP CLASSICO HOLIDAY, a Christmas campaign in collaboration with Barneys New York and Yumi Matsutoya (Yuming), will present original items designed by Anrealage.
Specially designed travel cases from Maison Martin Margiela in collaboration with UK brand “Globe-Trotter” will go on sale.
On Oct 30, the iconic tartan check pattern, which represented the Isetan brand for 55 years, was renewed. A pop-up event featuring the new pattern named “MacMillan/Isetan” is open at the Stage on the 1st floor of Isetan Shinjuku store. Until Nov 5.
The cutting-edge shoes brand UNITED NUDE has tied hands with architect Zaha Hadid
On Oct 30, the iconic tartan check pattern representing Isetan has been updated to a new pattern named “MacMillan/Isetan.”
The anime “Six Heart Princess (6HP) Pink or Black” directed by Takashi Murakami has been viewed on YouTube over 190,000 times in the past 3 weeks since its release.
C.E teams up with contemporary artist Oliver Payne to line-up limited edition tees on its website. From Oct 29.
Under the concept “Hasami-yaki to the World,” the brand “Monohara” will be launched this winter. For its debut series, it will team-up with House Industries, US type foundry and design studio.
Fashion brand “EACH × OTHER” holds the pop-up event dubbed “Art Meets Fashion” on the 3rd floor of Isetan Shinjuku. Until Oct 29.
Kenzo introduces actress Rinko Kikuchi as campaign model for the 2013 AW season. The visuals were created in collaboration with art magazine “Toilet Paper.”
New York based social mobile commerce website “FANCY” teams up with Japanese department store Isetan. Items selected by the Isetan buyers will be lined up on FANCY from Oct 23.
The "Mobile Suit Gundam" themed apparel maker "STRICT-G" and motorcycle clothing maker "KUSHITANI" have come together to create a series to enamour Gundam lovers.
Sogo and Seibu department stores will introduce collaborated items with world famous design office “nendo” and Japanese traditional manufacturers under the series “by | n meister” and “by | n”.
BASE, a service to create internet shops, teams-up with Fashion Headline to open a store during Aosando Art Fair. From Oct 24 to 27. The store will be located along Cat Street at the H.P. FRANCE Project Room
Somarta and motonari ono, Japanese brands which recently presented their 2014 SS Collections at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Tokyo, will participate in Jakarta Fashion Week (held from Oct 19 to 25).
Miharayasuhiro presents collaboration bags and wallets with a longstanding luxury handbag maker of 70 years, “Ikeda Kohgei.” The bags and wallets will be pre-sold at a pop-up to be held at Lachic
Sanyo Shokai Ltd., ReStyle, Oomaru Seisakusho 2 and New York brand “Creatures of the Wind” come together to hold a pop-up at Isetan Shinjuku. From Oct 16 to 22 at the Stage #3 (3F).
Select store “PAPER CHEST” will present collaboration items with model Kiko Mizuhara, stylist NIMU and Muveil Work at all of its stores from Oct 25 to Nov 4.
A pop-up event celebrating the 10th anniversary of the musical, “The Prince of Tennis” is open until Oct 15. At Tokyo Kaihouku on the 2nd floor of Isetan Shinjuku.
New York lifestyle brand “rag & bone” opens its first pop-up event in the world. From Oct 9 to 15 at The Stage on the 1st floor of Isetan Shinjuku.
“A.P.C. QUILTS,” a project by Jean Touitou, the creative director and founder of A.P.C. and designer Jessica Ogden, will open as an event at Isetan Shinjuku. On the 2nd floor from Oct 23 to 29.
Barneys New York launches its Christmas holiday campaign “Have a POP CLASSICO Holiday!” in collaboration with singer and songwriter Yumi Matsutoya. From Nov 8 to Dec 25.
Y's will open a pop-up “Y's neutral” at the event space on the 1st floor of Shibuya PARCO Part 1. From Oct 4 to 16. Limited items and collaboration items will go on sale under the theme, “wear unisex clothing.”
Cruciani C, popular lace bracelets brand, presents new items named “Cruciani C Bracelet Snoopy.” The bracelets are decorated with motifs of Snoopy, the character from American comic series “Peanuts” written by Charles M. Schulz.
KENZO enters a partnership with Blue Marine Foundation, a London based organization which engages in activities to prevent pollution and overfishing of creatures living in the oceans.
From Sept 30, Ookazenookorusama receives orders on the Internet for collaboration tumblers by the manga ONE PIECE written by Eiichiro Oda and luxury crystal brand BACCARAT. This is part of the company’s project to promote Japanese contents to the world.
Fashion brand “YEVS” managed by YU-SHIN CREATION CO., LTD. teams up with color systems provider “PANTONE.” The collaboration presents skinny pants (3,990 yen) in 50 different colors.
In commemoration of the debut of eyewear line “MONCLER LUNETTE,” a collaboration collection with Pharrell Williams will go on sale.
From Sept. 11 to Nov. 5, music radio station InterFM supervises in-house music for Isetan Men’s Building. Peter Barakan, DJ and the operating officer of InterFM, selects the music until Oct.22.
BAO BAO ISSEY MIYAKE teams up with artist Sputniko! to present part 2 of the EDITION bag series. The new collection named “Super Moon!” will be in stores from Oct 12.
Kenzo currently lines up the latest collaboration items with Vans and NEW ERA.
Jewelry brand AMBUSH by VERBAL creating items adored by celebrities such as Lady Gaga and Rihanna teams up with member G-DRAGON from Korean music group BIGBANG.
Men’s line “TOGA VIRILIS” by Yasuko Furuta of TOGA collaborates with select shop “have a good time,” located in Nakameguro, Tokyo.
Japanese brand Miharayasuhiro collaborates with the manga “Phoenix” by Osamu Tezuka to produce items going on sale in mid-December. The fall/winter collection of the brand is inspired by this manga
On Sept 7, “Control Bear” opened its first concept store in Japan on the B1 floor of Laforet Harajuku.
Isetan Mitsukoshi will host “Design Week 2013” under the theme “Handmade by/for me.” Over 30 related events will be held at Isetan Shinjuku, Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi and Ginza Mitsukoshi from Oct 23 to Nov 5.
LACOSTE L!VE presents a second capsule collection with Tezuka Productions for the fall/winter collection.
NEIGHBORHOOD by Shinsuke Takizawa collaborates with work wear brand M.V.P. by Naotake Magara for the first time.
In commemoration of its 10th anniversary, CORE JEWELS presented new items at valveat 81 in Aoyama, Tokyo on Aug. 28 and 29.
Y’s collaborates with outerwear brand MACKINTOSH to present coats at the beginning of next month.
Opening Ceremony collaborates with Japanese denim brand Big John. Items from the team-up will be in stores from the beginning of October.
For the Christmas Collection, shu uemura presents the “Six Heart Princess by takashi murakami for shu.”
At Isetan Shinjuku, an event covering the 15 years of the history of the brand mastermind JAPAN is being held. Until Sept 3.
Gucci, Namie Amuro and Vogue Japan are teaming up for Vogue Japan hosted Fashion’s Night Out on Sept 7. Details of the collaboration are revealed in Vogue Japan’s October issue in stores from Aug 28.
Leading the world premiere, the collaboration collection “Loewe and Junya Watanabe Comme des Garçons” first kicked off at Dover Street Market Ginza on Aug 23.
The e-commerce website “2PMWORKS,” which sells items under themes anime and fashion, will introduce series no. 2 of the collaboration pumps by shoes brand Tyake Tyoke and anime Puella Magi Madoka Magica.
Reebok collaborates with AAPE BY A BATHING APE® for the first time to present limited edition Insta Pump Furys. On sale from Aug 24 at the AAPE store in Harajuku.
mastermind JAPAN’s designer Masaaki Homma designs an exclusive collection for Isetan before drawing the curtains of the brand this year. The special project will be revealed at Isetan from Aug 28.
Collaboration items by Miharayasuhiro and Hysteric Glamour will go on sale from Oct 26.
Jewelry brand “The Kiss” collaborates with “Rebuild of Evangelion.”
Pola is releasing a new high end beauty essence called B.A. Grand Luxe II next month, and it has selected the manga character Cesare Borgia of “Cesare The Creator of Destruction” by Souryo Fuyumi for its advertisement character.
Takahiro Matsushita led m's braque launches a new line for business suits named “m's braque Costume.”
The theme for White Mountaineering’s (designer Yosuke Aizawa) 2014 SS collection is “Voyager.” Styles imaged after holidays and business trips appear.
The rising popularity of items made collaborately with musicians and fashion brands is unceasing.
Japanese jeans brand Canton managed by Toyoshima & Co., Ltd., collaborates with J.Crew to introduce a special type of jeans.
In commemoration of its 10th anniversary, Japanese sweets store HIGASHIYA collaborates with various creators to present special bite sized sweets. For series no. 2, the store teams up with fashion brand mina perhonen.
Japanese fashion brand Miharayasuhiro teams-up with travel/business bags brand TUMI. The collaboration bags will be pre-sold from Aug 2 to 4 at Miharayasuhiro Tokyo store
Japanese brand Ne-net’s cat character “Nyaa” will be sold as “Steiff Nyaa” from Aug 2. The stuffed Nyaa created by German toy company Steiff, is 17cm in height and costs 15,750 yen.
Vinyl records of “Studio Ghibli Symphony Collection” are sold in the US from July 26. Available for purchase on the official MONDO website.
Rock band Sōtaisei Riron releases its latest album titled “TOWN AGE.” In commemoration, the band introduces collaboration items with fashion brand FACETASM.
Items from the first collaboration between adidas Originals and Japanese brand BEDWIN & THE HEARTBREAKERS will go on sale from the autumn/winter season.
Gucci presents a special edition of its popular bamboo bag in collaboration with longstanding silk goods brand “Sendaihira.” Sendaihira operates in Sendai of Miyagi prefecture and it has inherited traditional craftsmanship from the Edo period.
Fred Perry collaborates with Hiroko Takahashi of HIROCOLEDGE to line-up hand towels “100×35” (2,310 yen) and handbag dubbed “Sleeve Bag” (3,465 yen). The items are available at Fred Perry stores and its online store.
Dom Pérignon presented collaborated visual artworks by contemporary artist Akira Yamaguchi and anime studio “Gainax” on July 16th at Yoyogi National Gymnasium.
E-commerce website “2PMWORKS” collaborates with Studio Ghibli Inc. and brand “OJAGADESIGN” to create cute leather card cases. The items are available for reservation from July 12.
2 types of Converse sneakers in collaboration with PLAY COMME des GARÇONS are in stores. Low-cut (14,175 yen) and high-cut (14,700 yen).