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
Ginza Mitsukoshi department store’s second large-scale renewal involving the men’s fashion/accessories (6F) and home interior (7F) floors was completed on Oct 14.
Denham, Blackbarrett by Neil Barrett and Margaret Howell opened stores on Oct 14, on the renewed men’s fashion area (6F) of Ginza Mitsukoshi department store. Also, Comme des Garcons Homme Deux moved its store space
“Creativo”, located on the sixth floor of Ginza Mitsukoshi, revealed its remodeled space on Oct 14. The space emerged in 2010 and offers casual Ginza styles selected by Mitsukoshi.
The fifth floor men’s clothing area of Ginza Mitsukoshi department store opened its remodeled floors on Oct 7. Fashion Headline interviewed the manager on the floor about the new concept of proposing business styles for Ginza gentlemen.
The fifth floor men’s clothing area of Ginza Mitsukoshi department store opened its remodeled floors on Oct 7.
Japanese brand Iiser Loen opened its flagship at Omotesando Hills. It is the first menswear brand designed by Koji Tezuka, president of the knit manufacturer and supplier Ieri Design Products, who has also produced a number of women's brands.
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.
Louis Vuitton presented its 2015-16 A/W runway show as a tribute to the late British fashion designer Christopher Nemeth. Kim Jones dedicated the collection to Nemeth’s life and his often overlooked influence on the fashion industry.
Comme des Garcons Homme presented its latest collection (2015-16 A/W) of basic menswear designed by Junya Watanabe.
On Jan 23, Comme des Garcons Junya Watanabe Man presented its 2015-16 A/W collection at Palais de Tokyo.
Comme des Garcons Shirt presented its 2015-16 A/W men’s collection at a showroom in Paris. The show kicked off with boyish shirt looks with a fresh image.
Comme des Garcons Homme Plus presented its 2015-16 A/W collection at a gallery located in the 20th arrondissement of Paris. This season, the brand collaborated with Joseph Ari Aloi and Roger Ballen.
On Jan 22, Japanese brand Kolor presented its 2015-16 A/W collection at Palais de Tokyo.
Issey Miyake Men presented its 2015-16 A/W collection at the Fondation Cartier in Paris, France. Charles Rennie Mackintosh, a Scottish architect, designer and artist, served as the inspiration.
Sacai (designer Chitose Abe) presented its 2015-16 A/W men’s collection at the Temple Protestant de l'Oratoire du Louvre in Paris, France.
Japanese brand Ganryu of the Comme des Garcons group continues to charm us with its inventive techniques. The brand presented its 2015-16 A/W collection on Feb 4 at Aoyama, Tokyo’s Idol.
Yohji Yamamoto presented its 2015-16 A/W men’s collection on Jan 22 during Paris Fashion Week.
For the 2015 S/S collection, The Sakaki presents a shirt made to look as if it was made of broadcloth woven with two-ply yarn. But if you look closely, it’s an Oxford shirt.
Designer Kotaro Sakaki of The Sakaki pursues his designs, but does he have an image of the completed design in his mind?
In fashion, new trends are created each season, but designer Kotaro Sakaki of The Sakaki sees this differently.
One of the things that make The Sakaki special is its colorful lookbooks. “I want people to have a laugh,” says Kotaro Sakaki, the designer.
Kotaro Sakaki, the designer behind the brand “The Sakaki,” is truly open-minded. His look books show models wearing goblin and Hyottoko masks. Beneath all the humor though is intricate and carefully considered designs completed to perfection.
Japanese fashion brand “ato” will debut its new accessories line “A.” The naming is derived from the first letter of the brand name “ato” and the word “apostle.”
HOMME PLISSE ISSEY MIYAKE by Issey Miyake and REALITY LAB opened its first exhibition where it presented the 2015 SS and 2014-15 AW collections. The exhibit took place at ISSEY MIYAKE headquarters in Shibuya, Tokyo.
Isetan Shinjuku Men’s Building, opened in 1968 as the new facility for men, will update its symbolic tartan pattern from the “Black Watch” to the “Black Watch/Isetan Men's.”
The new men’s fragrance “Nuit d'Issey” by Issey Miyake Parfums will go on sale from Oct 8.
Marni and PORTER present a new collection of casual bags for their third collaboration project.
ISSEY MIYAKE MEN presented its 2015 SS collection under the theme “Tropical Dandies.”
MIHARAYASUHIRO presented its 2015 SS men’s collection at Palais de Tokyo in Paris, France.
UNDERCOVER presented its 2015 SS collection during Paris Men’s Fashion Week.
Japanese brand “sacai” presented its 2015 SS men’s collection under the theme “Overlay.” The show was held at a ballroom located in the Marais district of Paris, France.
Japanese brand “kolor” presented its 2015 SS collection at Palais de Tokyo in Paris, France.
Yohji Yamamoto presented its men’s collection for 2015 SS in Paris, France. Louis Kurihara was cast as one of the models for the show.
ISSEY MIYAKE MEN presents its latest series of sneakers dubbed “Fly Front.” On sale for a limited time on the first basement floor of Isetan Shinjuku Men's Building. Until Aug 5.
GANRYU presented its 2015 SS show today.
On Jul 29, COMME des GARCONS HOMME, designed by Junya Watanabe, presented its 2015 SS show.
TOGA VIRILIS, designed by Yasuko Furuta, presented its 2015 SS collection.
COMME des GARCONS SHIRT presented its latest collection at its showroom in Paris, France. The show introduced a mix of shirts with orthodox stripes, contrast of bright colors and details.
COMME des GARCONS HOMME PLUS presented its 2015 SS collection at the site of La Samaritaine in Paris, France under the theme “Antiwar.”
COMME des GARCONS JUNYA WATANABE MAN presented its latest collection at the library of Lycee Henri-IV in Paris, France.
On Jun 14, White Mountaineering and Barbour held a reception at the Hospital Club in London to mark their collaboration.
Isetan Men’s Building launches its collaboration event with Pitti Immagine Uomo (Pitti), the world’s largest menswear trade fair. From June 25 to July 15.
On June 13, “Isetan Haneda Store (Men’s) Terminal 2” opened to provide a full lineup of goods, bringing out the best of department stores and select shops.
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.
LAD MUSICIAN presented its 2014-15 AW collection under the theme “Minimal Art Rock 13.” The collection draws inspiration from the late musician Lou Reed and the band “The Velvet Underground.” The number 13 symbolizes Reed’s year of death.
What do the words “Kawasaki,” “Gyoza (dumpling)” and “core of cabbage” have in common? They are the themes for CUNE’s past collections.
Vintage eyewear boutique SOLAKZADE is currently holding a trunk show on the first floor of Isetan Shinjuku Men’s Building. Until Mar 31.
Isetan Shinjuku Men’s Building proposes new styles of suits under the theme “Beach Suits Collection.” This is a part of the store’s project “Elegant Suits for Japan.”
Valentino currently opens a pop-up shop on the 3rd floor of Isetan Shinjuku Men’s Building. Being the sole shop to focus only on menswear, a special lineup of items is in store for fans of the brand. Open until Apr 22.
The Viridi-anne (designer: Tomoaki Okaniwa) presented its 2014-15 AW Collection under the theme “two sides of the same coin.”
“The Black Sense Festival 2014” was held at Yoyogi Stadium 1st Gymnasium on Feb 23. At the special event, mastermind JAPAN presented a runway show consisting of 109 looks from archive collections.
Miharayasuhiro presented its 2014-15 AW Men’s Collection at Le Palais Royal in Paris.
Mail order service “The Black Sense Market” run by the fashion magazine “Sense” teams up with Isetan Shinjuku Men’s Building to open the store “The Black Sense Market in Isetan.”
Premium leather brand “MAISON TAKUYA” is holding a color/ pattern order fair from Feb 15 to 24 at the Isetan Shinjuku Men’s Building 1F Bag Promotion.
Social commerce app “Origami” is retailing special edition items by the legendary brand that closed its curtains with the 2013 SS season: mastermind JAPAN. Dubbed “mastermind JAPAN Extra Collection”, the exclusive items number to near 200.
The second collection of the Marni and PORTER team-up has gone on sale (some items to be sold at a later time).
“COMME des GARCONS HOMME” (designer Junya Watanabe) held a floor show to present its 2014-15 AW collection.
Hat brand “KIJIMA TAKAYUKI” is holding an ordering session at Isetan Shinjuku Men’s Building (2F) until Feb 17. From 2 pm to 6 pm of Feb 15, designer Takayuki Kijima will visit the venue.
Yusuke Takahashi presented the collection for his second season at Issey Miyake Men. The show for 2014-15 AW was held at the showroom of the brand’s Paris office.
COMME des GARCONS SHIRT designed by Rei Kawakubo presented its 2014-15 AW Collection.
Junichi Abe for kolor presented the 2014-15 AW at Palais de Tokyo in Paris. Classic winter items such as coats and sweaters were designed with a mix of different materials and combinations of colors.
On Feb 5, GANRYU (designer Fumito Ganryu) from the COMME des GARCONS group presented its 2014-15 AW Collection under the theme “Spiritual Ambience.”
COMME des GARCONS HOMME PLUS designed by Rei Kawakubo presented its 2014-15 AW Collection.
COMME des GARCONS JUNYA WATANABE MAN designed by Junya Watanabe presented its 2014-15 AW Collection.
On the International Creator’s floor of Isetan Shinjuku Men’s Building (2F), key items representing the 2014 SS season are lined up. SOPHNET., N.HOOLYWOOD and White Mountaineering are featured.
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.
On Jan 29, Hankyu Men’s Tokyo department store located in Yurakucho will welcome 5 new brands to its premises.
ato presents a fragrance candle in collaboration with men's grooming brand “Baxter of California.” Dubbed “Night Ritual,” the candle costs 7,980 yen.
Men’s brand “kiryuyrik” by designer Masakatsu Takayanagi opens a pop-up store for the second time since last season. On the 2nd floor of Isetan Shinjuku Men’s building until Jan 14.
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.
Junichi Abe of kolor was selected as the main guest designer for the 84th Pitti Immagine Uomo. It had been 4 years since a Japanese designer was invited as guest. For the event, kolor presented its 2014 SS collection.
An event to experience Pitti Immagine Uomo, the world’s largest menswear trade fair, has opened at Isetan Shinjuku Men’s Building. Until Jan 14, 2014. The event was first held in June and is being held for the second time.
A promotional event by MEDICOM TOY is being held at Isetan Men’s (2F) for Christmas. Open until Dec 25.
Isetan Shinjuku Men’s Building will open an event to experience Pitti Immagine Uomo, the world’s largest menswear trade fair. From Dec 26 to Jan 14, 2014.
Leather brand Isamu Katayama Backlash opened a shop at Kogan Gallery (address: 96 bis rue Beaubourg 75003 Paris) on Nov 22. Open until Jan 12, 2014.
As part of its 2014 SS Men’s Collection, sacai customized desert boots designed by Clarks. The boots will go on sale from Dec 21 under the name “Clarks for sacai.”
Dior Homme began “Demi Mesure,” a made to order service for suits and shirts. In Asia, the service is only available at Dior Homme Ginza store (address: B1F Ginza 5-chome Chuo Building, 5-6-1 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo).
On Dec 4, Marni presented a limited edition Christmas collection in collaboration with PORTER.
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).
On Dec 6, UK luxury shoes brand “John Lobb” will open its 5th directly operated store in Japan, on the 1st floor of Tokyo Midtown.
From this season, Neil Barrett reinforces its second line “Blackbarrett by Neil Barrett” in Japan.
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 14, Paul Stuart held a party at Tsunamachi Mitsui Club in commemoration of its 75th anniversary. Over 300 guests including Toshinobu Kubota, the brand’s campaign model, attended.
On Nov 11, ISSEY MIYAKE INC. opened its new shop dubbed REALITY LAB ISSEY MIYAKE at FROM-1ST (5-4-10 Minami Aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo).
Issey Miyake and REALITY LAB are the crew of “ISSEY MIYAKE INC.” and this AW season they bring us a new brand “HOMME PLISSE ISSEY MIYAKE”, proposing an entirely new daily style for modern men.
LAD MUSICIAN (designer: Yuichi Kuroda) presented its 2014 SS Collection under the theme “Minimal Art Rock 70.” The show was dedicated to abstract painter Mark Rothko who committed suicide in 1970 at the age of 66.
EOTOTO by Daisuke Yokoyama and Katsuki Araki of the unit Wonder Worker Guerrilla Band opens a pop-up on the 2nd floor of Isetan Shinjuku Men’s. Until Nov 19.
“YAECA” designed by Tetsuhiro Hattori and Kyoko Ide opens a pop-up shop at Isetan Shinjuku Men’s (6F). Until Nov 19.
GalaabenD (designer: Miki Okawara) presented its 2014 SS Collection under the theme “oasis.”
Gucci presents Japan-limited men’s sneakers introduced annually since 2010.
Main visuals for G.V.G.V.’s first collection for men in collaboration with Opening Ceremony have been released.
C.E teams up with contemporary artist Oliver Payne to line-up limited edition tees on its website. From 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.”
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.
From the 2013-14 AW season, Dickies lines-up apparel from the “Takumi Line,” made with Japanese craftsmanship. The latest items are being sold at the brand’s store in Kichijoji, Tokyo.
renoma, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this month will open a pop-up event from Oct 11 to 29. On the B1 floor of United Arrows Harajuku Men’s Building.
The French Embassy in Japan hosts the first men’s fashion business fair from Oct 16 to 18. For the event, 9 brands from France will visit Japan to propose new styles.
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.
Luxury beauty brand “SK-II” has launched its grooming line “SK-II MEN” in the airline industry. From September 21st, products are available at international flight duty-free shops and in-flight distribution on ANA and JAL international flights.