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Tokyo continued…

WTAPS exhibition

We got a ton of amazing footage and ‘INTELLIGENCE’ features coming soon….TET at the showroom

A rare glimpse inside the GIP store.

At the Heather Grey Wall offices with Kazuki

We had a chance to attend the book release for Kazuki’s new ‘ODDS and ENDS’ book. Shinsuke from NBHD was also in attendance.

NBHD Shibuya

Bedwin SS13 exhibition

Late nights in Tokyo at Kinfolk with John and Team Bedwin

At the SOPH. offices.  Mitsuru in work mode!

Taking some footage of the SOPH. Tokyo shop. People taking pictures of people taking pictures…

Late night with Nishizaki and Mitsuru involves lots of beer!…good times

Thats all for now.  Be on the lookout for lot of INTELLIGENCE coverage in the coming weeks. We’ve been putting in work to try to bring you guys lots of behind the scenes looks at what makes your favourite JP brands tick…stay tuned

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My Sister the Fashion Designer: Angélique Chmielewski

Most of you may be aware of my brother Arthur and I, through our work with the shop (HAVEN). What most of you probably don’t know is that we have a younger sister (Angélique) who also works in the industry. She graduated from F.I.T. New York a little while back and is now working full time on her own self titled line. She now works out of her New York studio. Here are some shots of her SS13 range.

You can find her collections at Coup Boutique and you can visit her website HERE.

For buyers and media inquiries you can check her out at the next (capsule) trade show in New York from February 22-24, 2012.

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Team HAVEN in Tokyo part 1…

Me and Ryan were out in a Tokyo a few weeks back. Did a bunch of ordering for next season as well as a bunch of ‘Intelligence‘ stuff.  We got some amazing content in the works with some of our favourite brands and we’re looking forward to getting the info out there shortly.  Here’s some random highlights from the trip with more to come.

Omotesando Koffee Bar is a super cool coffee shop that is located in a residential area just off of Omotesando. It’s really tucked away so you might need to GPS it. It’s a tiny little spot with a single guy manning as barista.

Golden Brown is a Tokyo must if you love burgers. They have one in Naka-Meguro and another in the Omotesando Hills shopping centre.

Hender Scheme makes amazing leather products.  Before…..

After……Here’s a pair of the Shell Toe “replicas” with full Leather upper and outsole that have had some wear on them. They age beautifully.

Had a chance to pop into Nigo’s atelier to meet with the guys at Human Made.

There’s a bunch of random cool stuff everywhere.

Popped in to the Undercover shop.  Their windows are crazy. All the eyes are cut out. On a nice day the sun shines through the eyes bringing light into the interior space.

Wild times at the Trump Room.

Going through all my pics….More shortly…


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