Tetsuya Nishimiya Announced as BAPE(R) & URSUS BAPE(R) Designer

UncategorizedComments ⋅ May 24, 2009
With swirling speculation about who would take the reigns since NIGO(R)’s stepping down from A Bathing Ape, a familiar personality in the realm of streetwear in WTAPS’ Tetsuya Nishiyama has officially been announced via NIGO(R) himsel...

i-D Magazine Feature with Tetsu Nishiyama of WTAPS

UncategorizedComments ⋅ May 8, 2009
i-D Magazine recently caught up with one of Japan’s leading streetwear designers and entrepreneurs, Tetsu Nishiyama aka TET from brand WTAPS. The designer chats about his his role at WTAPS, role as Creative Director of Black Flag as well as...

Guerrilla incubation period feat. TET from WTAPS

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Apr 20, 2009
honeyee focus their latest feature onto the exploits of WTAPS and their recent Guerrilla incubation period initiative. The project involved a series of DIY workshops to further foster and build a stronger creative mentality, arguably a characteri...

Hoods Hong Kong Special Feature Interviews with Shinsuke Takizawa & Tetsu Nishiyama

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Sep 16, 2008
THINK SILLY catches up with two of Japan’s most prominent streetwear figures, Shinsuke Takizawa of Neighborhood and Tetsu Nishiyama of WTAPS. With the Japanese scene elevating itself to limitless standards not only in the region of Asia, bu...

Tetsu “TeT” Nishiyama at Lightning Bolts Exhibition Tokyo

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Aug 9, 2008
The last day of the lightning bolts exhibition was marked by the presence of Tetsu Nishiyama and the Wtaps crew showcasing a more than informative “D.I.Y” screen-print tee-shirt live performance. Host by Nike at Laforet Museum in H...

Hoods Grand Opening Exhibition

Comments ⋅ Nov 30, -0001
Within the next few hours, two influential members of the Japanese fashion world, Tetsu Nishiyama of WTAPS and Shinsuke Takizawa of Neighborhood will open the doors to their Hoods venture. Hoods will act as a haven for both Neighborhood and WTAPS...

WTAPS x Vans T-shirt

Comments ⋅ Nov 30, -0001
The most recent WTAPS x Vans Syndicate SK8-His No Guts No Glory were recently unveiled. Aside from the special M&M designed housewares and fixtures accompanying the release at Black Flag, t-shirts from Vans and WTAPS were also made available...

Milk Magazine Interview with Tet of WTAPS

Comments ⋅ Nov 30, -0001
Hong Kong magazine Milk Magazine recently published an interview with WTAPS/PHILOSOPHY ZINE front man Tetsu Nishiyama regarding his past and the progression of WTAPS from its former identity as 40% AGAINST RIGHTS. Tet also speaks regarding the up...

Huge “School of Hard Knock” Items

Comments ⋅ Nov 30, -0001
Tetsu Nishiyama or commonly known as “TET” is the creative director behind the well known Japanese street label, WTAPS. He is also the editor of a bi-yearly zine called the Philosophy Zine as well as having a monthly column in the mag...

Tet for Supreme

Comments ⋅ Nov 30, -0001
The venerable skate and lifestyle label Supreme are set to release a new series of t-shirts designed by WTAPS head designer Tetsu Nishiyama, commonly known as Tet. Some of you may also be familiar with work involving the lifestyle publications of...