A History of Nowhere

NOWHERE is a shop that has been at the center of the streetwear world it’s whole existence. While I never had the privilege¬†of visiting the store before it’s closure, I was able to research key moments in it’s history. Below is an excerpt from the¬†brief history of NOWHERE I wrote,¬†you can read the the rest … Read more

HUMAN MADE SS14 Lookbook

2013 was a year of transition for Nigo. He formally left his role at BAPE after 20 years and began his job as creative director for UT (Uniqlo). Along the way he continued working on his own line HUMAN MADE which is a logical extension from A Bathing Ape. While the lookbook doesn’t show us much we haven’t seen before, HUMAN MADE is really all in the details. There’s an usual assortment of men’s casual staples including crew necks, beanies, and a varsity all modeled by Nigo himself. Human Made is expensive but being able to feel the garments in person at Haven, I do feel the brand has a certain intangible quality that isn’t found anywhere else. The menswear world has an obession with vintage and heritage but Nigo has always been that rare visionary who could bridge the gap between current pop culture and old manufacturing.

More looks after the jump

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Honeyee feature NOWHERE/BAPE 20th Anniversary

This year A Bathing Ape turns 20 years old. Honeyee features several interviews reflecting on how BAPE has evolved over the years. Key figures from BAPE’s development including C.E designer SK8THING, and¬†architect/interior¬†designer¬†Wonderwall speak how how Nigo grew from an influental¬†Ura Harajuku shop NOWHERE to becoming a major influence in worldwide fashion. You can read the … Read more

Human Made x Coca-Cola

NIGO¬ģ builds Human Made logo using Coca-Cola cans in Beams’ Warehouse from BEAMSBROADCAST on Vimeo. Conversations – NIGO¬ģ and Hiroshi Kubo – from BEAMSBROADCAST on Vimeo. Coca-Cola is a one of the world’s most recognized brands and a symbol of American¬†influence. Historically Coca-Cola has been connected through the fashion through the production of¬†licensed¬†t-shirts and other … Read more

New Generation Tokyo Feature Part One: 90’s Tokyo

I have begun to explore further into the world of Japanese menswear and the history of it’s development. While browsing LN-CC I came accross this feature in which LN-CC speaks with Hiromichi Ochiai of Facetasm and the design team behind SASQUATCHfabrix The Wonder Workers Guerilla band. An excerpt from the terrific feature below. ‘It was … Read more