JETRO (Japan External Trade Organization) will set up the “J STYLE+” booth for the first time in an interior design trade fair, “Maison & Objet 2013” in Paris from Sep. 5th to 10th.
Isetan Shinjuku and textile maker HINAYA KYOTO collaborate with Tokyo designers to present yukata. The collaborated designs will be sold at the kimono promotional space
From June 1st, “steteco.com” exhibition is held at URBAN RESEARCH Kyoto Store until June 23rd and URBAN RESEARCH iD of Shibuya Lumine Men Store until June 16th.
There is a man who started a new service in Paris where products are not sold.
The only store for Japanese items at Grand Front Osaka is “DANAD Hishiya Calen Blosso.”
On April 26th, “Machibiraki” (the grand opening ceremony) was held to celebrate the opening of Grand Front Osaka in Umeda, Osaka.
Based on its 2013 SS Collection theme, “EDOMAE TRAD”, Beautiful People will hold an event EDOMAE KAIHOKU on the 2nd floor= Tokyo Kaihouku, The Stage at Isetan Shinjuku from Apr. 24th to 30th.
With the Boy’s Festival coming a month later, sales battle for Gogatsu Dolls reaches its peak.
Tennoji Mio Plaza Building, managed by Tennoji Shopping Center Development Co.,Ltd of the JR Nishi Nippon Group, opened after a renewal on the 15th of this month.
Art blocks brand “SOZ” opens its new company store “SOZ Laboratory” (address: 3-21-4 Fukae Minami, Higashinari-ku, Osaka ) on Mar. 4th.
YU-SHIN CREATIONS CO., LTD. (Headquarters in Nishi-ku, Osaka City) , which develops its own brand “YEVS” and “Three Hundred Thirty Days,” opened its first shop of sundry goods “ASOKO” on March 2nd (Sat.) at Orange Street of Minami-Horie, Osaka.
On Mar. 2nd, YU-SHIN CREATION CO.,LTD., a company managing fashion brand “YEVS” and others, will open a sundry goods store in Osaka named “ASOKO.”
WAVE International, which manages casual brand “goa,” launches a new casual brand named “laule'a sunny side store” and opens its first store at EST of Umeda, Osaka on Feb. 20th. The store space is roughly 66 square meters.
Japanese brand leather product developers held an event “LEATHER JAPAN 2013” on February 13th for New York Fashion Week.
“Fukue”, manufacturer of Leather Bags at Izumi-shi, Osaka will launch leather bag brand “middy” from this SS in collaboration with leather-item creator Yuka Ushirokita.
It's been said that women’s casual pants market is lacking hit items. However, bright colored pants are secretly collecting attention since early autumn of last year.
In addition to Japanese tradition and handiworks being again in the spotlight, the sales of Hina Dolls displayed on Girl’s Festival Day are doing well in preparation for the Festival.
From February 1st, Ryohin Keikaku Co., Ltd.- company planning and developing MUJI- is releasing traditional Japanese textiles for its “Found MUJI” project.
Graphic designer representing Japan, Masayoshi Nakajo holds a solo exhibition “Nakajo’s First Half Exhibition” at event space “@btf” in Kachidoki, Tokyo.
After a sophisticated premium jeans boom ended in 2007, people generally say jeans have stagnated over the last couple of years. Independent compilation women’s jeans shops in department stores are not an exception.
Designers produce products using Ise-born katagami patterns which are available at Isetan and Mitsukoshi main stores. The products, which has attracted attention as being antique yet modern, are original clothes and household goods using katagami.
A flower composition by flower artist Makoto Azuma colored the front cover of Hollandaise interior design magazine FRAME issue 90 JAN/FEB.
Y-3, with Yohji Yamamoto as its creative director, is teaming up with the Japanese denim brand “WAREHOUSE” to launch, for the 2013 SS season, a capsule collection titled “NICE TO MEET YOU.”
Ayumi Hamasaki original rain boots (38,000 yen) and rain pumps (15,000 yen) are available now for a limited time.
The denim fabric manufacturer KUROKI (situated in Ihara city of Okayama prefecture) obtains half of its sales revenues from overseas businesses.
The designer duo of Mintdesigns, Hokuto Katsui and Nao Yagi presented their 2013 Spring Summer collection at The Garden Hall of Yebisu Garden Place.