SVG ARCHIVES by NEIGHBORHOOD 2013 Spring/Summer Collection

StyleComments ⋅ Apr 19, 2013
Japanese menswear label NEIGHBORHOOD reached deep into their roots to reveal a new collection for Spring/Summer 2013: the SVG ARCHIVES. NEIGHBORHOOD has been notably influenced by motorcycle culture since its inception in 2003, which the collection c...

Coca-Cola Collaborates with Nine Different Brands for a ZOZOTOWN Exclusive Collection

StyleComments ⋅ Apr 17, 2013
In celebrating easily the most beloved beverage brand across the globe, Coca-Cola has collaborated with a total of nine different brands to create a special collection to be sold exclusively at ZOZOTOWN. Tapping the likes of Stussy, New Era, LUKER by...

Monocle Travels to Chai Wan, Hong Kong

StyleComments ⋅ Apr 12, 2013
A former industrial neighborhood, Hong Kong’s Chai Wan district is now home to a new generation of artists, designers and retailers. There, the abundance of space — increasingly a rarity on the island — has given Hong Kong’s r...

BLACK SENSE MARKET x NEIGHBORHOOD “Thunderbolt” Riders Sweat Jacket

StyleComments ⋅ Mar 23, 2013
NEIGHBORHOOD’s longstanding affiliation and interest with motorcycle culture has become an integral part of the brand’s visual identity. The ever iconic and effortlessly cool riders jacket makes an appearance in a slightly different form...

LUKER by NEIGHBORHOOD 2013 Spring/Summer April Releases

StyleComments ⋅ Mar 15, 2013
LUKER by NEIGHBORHOOD presents an April delivery of its Spring/Summer 2013 goods. While NEIGHBORHOOD takes strict influence from military aesthetics, LUKER by NEIGHBORHOOD insists on a more refined, necessarily British-inspired look. As the weather w...

HAVEN Sits Down with Shinsuke Takizawa of NEIGHBORHOOD

StyleComments ⋅ Mar 13, 2013
Canadian fashion retailer HAVEN recently sat down with NEIGHBORHOOD designer and founder Shinsuke Takizawa. In addition to speaking on how he got started, a soft-spoken and honest Takizawa provides insight into the inspiration, particularly from Lond...

NEIGHBORHOOD “Booze.” Skull Keychain

StyleComments ⋅ Mar 11, 2013
Continuing its onslaught of gothic and macabre accessories, NEIGHBORHOOD delivers a selection of “Booze.” Skull keychains. Similar in style to the brand’s recent accessories offerings, in particular its incense burners, the “B...

NEIGHBORHOOD 2013 Spring/Summer M-65 . CAMO & EMB / C-JKTs

StyleComments ⋅ Mar 6, 2013
NEIGHBORHOOD presents a pair of fresh new jackets for Spring/Summer 2013: the M-65 . CAMO & EMB / C-JKTs. The Japanese brand has always taken cues from military gear throughout its line, seemingly taking the term “technical apparel” f...

LUKER by NEIGHBORHOOD 2013 Spring/Summer BLOWING / N-JKT

StyleComments ⋅ Mar 1, 2013
New from LUKER by NEIGHBORHOOD and part of the label’s 2013 spring/summer offerings is the BLOWING / N-JKT. This technical outerwear piece is crafted from nylon and is the perfect layer for the wet transitional months from winter to spring. Pic...

NEIGHBORHOOD x Porter Woodland Camo iPad Case

StyleComments ⋅ Feb 28, 2013
NEIGHBORHOOD’s technical, sometimes militaristic approach to fashion is combined with Porter’s accessories sensibilities in a new collaborative iPad case. Adopting an enlarged Woodland Camo print on the exterior, the NEIGHBORHOOD x Porter...

LUKER by NEIGHBORHOOD 2013 Spring/Summer Lookbook

StyleComments ⋅ Feb 27, 2013
“I was heavily influenced by British design and fashion and it was fairly hard to show this type of style through the NEIGHBORHOOD line, so I decided to start a brand new line in which this could be showcased,” Shinsuke Takizawa said rece...

NEIGHBORHOOD 2013 Spring/Summer “SPOT” Collection

StyleComments ⋅ Feb 26, 2013
Japanese Americana-inspired imprint NEIGHBORHOOD presents another capsule collection to celebrate this year’s spring/summer season. Drawing from obligatory pattern-work in streetwear, the zip-up hoodie, T-shirt, shorts, gaskets, and cushion rec...

LUKER by NEIGHBORHOOD 2013 Spring/Summer February Releases

StyleComments ⋅ Feb 25, 2013
Where the rhetoric surrounding Japanese label NEIGHBORHOOD seems to point toward an obsession with motorcycle and military culture, LUKER by NEIGHBORHOOD takes a more refined approach. A more British influence is lent to the apparel, as evidenced thr...

NEIGHBORHOOD x class-5 2013 Spring/Summer Collection

StyleComments ⋅ Feb 14, 2013
Having previously linked with class-5 for its 2011 fall/winter range, NEIGHBORHOOD realigns with the thought to be defunct mountaineering equipage brand for its forthcoming 2013 spring/summer line. This small capsule collection will feature two items...

Satoshi Kawashima: 30 Years In Japan’s Fashion Industry

EditorialComments ⋅ Feb 14, 2013
“Based in Nagoya, Japan, the DOUBLEDUTCH Co. was founded in 1982 by Satoshi Kawashima with the aim of spreading his love and interest in English and American fashion.” Lasting 30 years in any industry is a decent enough achievement i...