Buyer’s Log | SS15 Japan Circuit Recap

Journal

Apologies on the lack of updates to the Journal.  The team has been swamped with a bunch of projects, and we are now trying to play catch up on some recent happenings.  Kicking things off just two weeks after Paris, was my first stop of the season in Tokyo.

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Visiting the visvim Tokyo showroom to preview the entire SS15 collection.

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HAVEN Spotted!

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Got my caffeine jolt and checked out the new visvim coffee bar/ shop ‘Litte Cloud Coffee’.

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The shop has a great view and patio that overlooks Omatesando.  Definitely check it out, grab a coffee and kick back if you have the chance.

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CDG Aoyama

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One of my favourite shops in Tokyo is Takahiro Miyashita’s flagship ‘Grocerystore’. Small shop but great product… too bad they didn’t have my size in a bunch of stuff…

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The Pool Aoyama

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Timeline is kinda all over the place here….but two weeks later I was back in Tokyo to do our Japan buys for CDG Homme, Ganryu and EYE by Junya Watanabe….The pic above is from CDG Homme Plus. We don’t carry Homme Plus at the shop, but maybe we should…..shoes look interesting to say the least!

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Serious business at Ganryu

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Selfie!! ….This Ganryu 60/40 Two Tone Coach Blazer in is one of my personal favourites for next season.

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Nice summer Chuck flips from CDG Homme.

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Visited General Nigo at his new 2-5 Cafe and checked out Human Made for this upcoming season.  Best season yet.

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Wacko Fucking Maria!

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Shogo know’s whats up…

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Super legit lounge gear!

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Atsuhiko Mori was previously a professional Soccer player, now he runs the show at Wacko Maria and makes crazy shit.

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My friend Shin Okishima brought a gang of us to this killer Yakitori spot in Ginza called Takechan. Highly recommended.

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This spot has been around for decades.  The owner himself sits behind the U-shaped counter to count the eaten Yakitori skewers and tallies everyones bills. Like a boss!

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Next stop was to visit the NBHD Headquarters…lots of cool stuff in the works.

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Adidas x NBHD!

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Savage…

Stay tuned for more highlights.

-Arthur