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WTAPS’ TET Discusses History and Inspirations

StyleComments ⋅ Nov 30, 2012
Russian retailer Belief Moscow recently caught up with WTAPS creative Tetsu Nishiyama to discuss an array of topics. Touching on issues surrounding the origins of the brand, name and other relevant items in TET’s world, the interview is both en...

URSUS BAPE 2012 Fall/Winter Collection Editorial

StyleComments ⋅ Aug 27, 2012
While the ongoing show that is the A Bathing Ape machine pushes forward, the much more calmer URSUS BAPE line quietly moves into its eighth season. Despite the recent changes in the ownership of the company behind A Bathing Ape, WTAPS head designer T...

WTAPS 2012 Fall/Winter Lifestyle Items Collection

StyleComments ⋅ Aug 6, 2012
In preparation for the upcoming launch of the 2012 fall/winter YOU ARE MY SUNSHINE collection from WTAPS, lead designer TET has teamed up with design companies GEOGRAPH and Sallies to produce a small range of interior pieces. Both items, a storage bo...

WTAPS 2012 Spring/Summer “BETTER THAN YESTERDAY” Collection

StyleComments ⋅ Feb 22, 2012
Following our preview earlier this week, we can now bring you the full lookbook from the WTAPS 2012 spring/summer “BETTER THAN YESTERDAY” collection. Inspiration is once again drawn from TET’s love of military and American casual st...

GRIND: WTAPS 2011 Fall/Winter “WAY OF LIFE” Editorial Featuring TET

StyleComments ⋅ Dec 30, 2011
GRIND magazine recently caught up with TET, the head designer behind WTAPS and Forty Percents Against Rights, for this editorial highlighting some of the final pieces from the WTAPS 2011 fall/winter “WAY OF LIFE” collection. TET models th...

Richardson Magazine x Tetsu Nishiyama Tee

StyleComments ⋅ Oct 10, 2010
According to Slam X Hype, Richardson Magazine and Tetsu Nishiyama, better known as Tet of (W)Taps are set to embark on a collaboration. The details are still a bit shrouded, but knowing the creative and provocative backgrounds of Tet and the mag...

URSUS BAPE “Ambient” Editorial by TET

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Apr 1, 2010
URSUS BAPE continues into 2010 under the direction of respected Japanese designer Tetsu Nishiyama, better known as TET. Bringing the new seasonal collection to life, TET produces an editorial for the line, featured within BAPE’s latest Spri...

honeyee Feature: WTAPS + Supreme “Inevitable Session”

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Dec 28, 2009
As an accompaniment to the recently previewed, honeyee launch this latest feature titled WTAPS + Supreme “Inevitable Session”. The feature includes both styling shots and some more angles into the upcoming collection which releases so...

WTAPS TET Sunglasses

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Nov 17, 2009
Coming in as what we safely assume are an optical favorite of WTAPS founder Tetsuya Nishiyama, the self-titled TET sunglasses are a nice classic approach to eyewear. The sunglasses feature a curved design with oval-shaped lenses and small hits of...

Tetsu Nishiyama & Hiroki Nakamura Lectures From Season 2 of GEISAI University

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Nov 11, 2009
GESAI University recently wrapped up its 2nd season with another waiting in the wings. The class featured lectures from WTAPS and URSUS BAPE head designer Tetsuya Nishiyama as well as visvim founder Hiroki Nakamura with appearances by honeyee.com...

Geisai Daigaku 2nd Round Lectures

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Oct 7, 2009
Have you ever wished to gain an insight into some of the most successful minds in Japanese urban fashion? Well, Geisai Daigaku are offering exactly that. This is actually the second round of lectures, this time presented by the likes of Nishiyam...

CLS Collection by Tet

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Sep 4, 2009
Designing for brands including A Bathing Ape, URSUS and his own personal brand WTAPS, Tetsuya Nishiyama has put together the designs for CLS’ latest collection. Creating his own interpreation of some of his personal developments in the past...

URSUS BAPE by Tetsu Nishiyama 2009 July New Releases

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Jul 20, 2009
A Bathing Ape recently released a new selection of items from their sub label URSUS BAPE, designed by WTAPS headman Tetso Nishiyama. The collection for July consists of various staple essentials including graphic t-shirts, denim, and button-downs...

URSUS BAPE Stadium Jacket Preview

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Jul 14, 2009
Nigo unveils a quick preview of what should be yet another release for the Tetsu Nishiyama creatively-driven URSUS BAPE label. The acclaimed Japanese designer taps his design prowess with a stadium jacket reflecting the playful nature of A Bathin...

URSUS BAPE 2009 Fall/Winter Collection by Tetsu Nishiyama

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Jul 10, 2009
Tetsu Nishiyama (Tet) of WTAPS kicks off the 2009 Fall/Winter Collection as Chief Designer for the new URSUS BAPE line. The line is an extension of the collaboration t-shirts that were available online only through the Japanese website. Bape̵...