The HYPEBEAST “Made in Japan” Editorial

StyleComments ⋅ Sep 2, 2014
Japanese brands have long been committed in shining the spotlight on quality materials and great craftsmanship, which have set them apart from others on the market. Although the likes of visvim launching WMV as well as UNDERCOVER introducing its SueU...

02DERIV. 2014 Fall/Winter Lookbook

StyleComments ⋅ Jul 18, 2014
Japanese contemporary label 02DERIV. delivers an expansive lookbook for Fall/Winter 2014. The brand, which some may also know as the sublabel of champion brand master-piece, comes through with an array of outdoors-inspired garb in preparation for the...

02DERIV. x METAPHORE 2014 Spring/Summer Capsule Collection

StyleComments ⋅ Jan 23, 2014
02DERIV. and METAPHORE have linked up to produce a small capsule collection for the Spring/Summer 2014 season. Featuring a leather riders jacket as a particular highlight, the collection also includes a hoodie, shorts, button-up shirt, and a pair of...

02DERIV. 2013 Fall/Winter “MOUNTOWN” Collection

StyleComments ⋅ Oct 31, 2013
From the minds behind master-piece comes the latest collection from Japanese imprint 02DERIV.: the Fall/Winter 2013 “MOUNTOWN” range. Inspired by “a vision of huge skyscrapers standing in a row like mountains” and the ever-cha...

The Process of Deriving: Shinya Murata of 02DERIV.

EditorialComments ⋅ Apr 19, 2013
With the fifth anniversary of the master-piece Taipei store just around the corner, we took the opportunity to dive a little deeper into the label. Best known for its expertly crafted luggage and accessories, master-piece has a few other brands under...

Journal Standard x 02DERIV. 2013 Spring/Summer SPECIAL MA-1 JACKET

StyleComments ⋅ Mar 5, 2013
Appearing as a part of the brand’s spring/summer collection, 02DERIV. has teamed up with Japan’s Journal Standard for a take on the timeless MA-1 jacket. Tailored for a more modern fit and featuring the MA-1′s classic nylon construc...

02DERIV. 2013 Spring/Summer “SURFARI” Lookbook

StyleComments ⋅ Jan 30, 2013
master-piece gives us a peek into their sub-apparel line, 02DERIV. 2013 Spring/Summer “SURFARI” Lookbook inspired quite obviously by a unique blend of surf and safari. Built on the core principles of modern design and functionality, 02DER...

02DERIV. 2012 Spring/Summer STUDENT JACKET-COTTON DARK CHECK

StyleComments ⋅ Apr 20, 2012
For Spring/Summer 2012, master-piece affiliated brand, 02DERIV. have taken a decidedly surf-inspired leaning for their sophisticated product range. The mature menswear meets casual beach garb theme takes shape with the introduction of the STUDENT JAC...

02DERIV. 2012 Spring/Summer STORM PARKA-NYLON TUSSER GORE-TEX 3L

StyleComments ⋅ Mar 23, 2012
Spring/Summer 2012 brings the introduction of the newest 02DERIV. STORM PARKA-NYLON TUSSER GORE-TEX 3L. Despite the long-winded title, the tenants of the surf-inspired jacket are rather simplistic in their execution — water-resistant durability...