VAINL ARCHIVE x Dickies x SHIPS JET BLUE 2014 Capsule Collection

StyleComments ⋅ Oct 6, 2014
Japanese fashion brands VAINL ARCHIVE and SHIPS JET BLUE have entered into a three-way collaboration with Dickies to produce a capsule collection. Focusing on Dickies’ American workwear heritage, the collection consists of a work jacket and pan...

VAINL ARCHIVE x Diaspora skateboards 2014 Capsule Collection

StyleComments ⋅ Sep 23, 2014
Japanese apparel brand VAINL ARCHIVE has partnered with skatewear label Diaspora skateboards to produce this capsule collection. The lineup includes a graphic tee in black and navy, a crewneck and a hoodie, which feature the Greek fraternity-inspired...

VAINL ARCHIVE 2013 Fall/Winter Collection

StyleComments ⋅ Dec 3, 2013
Offering a blend of Western trends with a distinctly Japanese design flair, the fall/winter offerings from Tokyo-based VAINL ARCHIVE are now available. Featuring a selection of button-downs and sweaters, the series introduces a fresh take on the bomb...

Streetsnaps: Kouhei Ookita

StyleComments ⋅ Nov 5, 2013
Location: Shibuya, Tokyo

SHIPS JET BLUE x VAINL ARCHIVE 2013 Capsule Collection

StyleComments ⋅ Sep 3, 2013
VAINL ARCHIVE has come together with popular Japanese retailer SHIPS JET BLUE for a limited edition capsule collection to be offered exclusively at SHIPS. Styled here by Yohei Usami, the range looks to echo the aesthetic of VAINL ARCHIVE’s Fall...

VAINL ARCHIVE 2013 Fall/Winter Lookbook

StyleComments ⋅ Aug 5, 2013
Japanese apparel brand VAINL ARCHIVE hits its audience with a new lookbook for Fall/Winter 2013, inspired by the great green outdoors. Here we find the brand showcasing some of their layering options, with this round including checkerboard-lined park...

VAINL ARCHIVE 2013 Spring/Summer Lookbook

StyleComments ⋅ May 8, 2013
Japanese menswear label VAINL ARCHIVE shows off its 2013 spring/summer collection with a new lookbook. Featuring a variety of relaxed-fitting shorts, cropped pants and shirts, the collection keeps its color choices simple and appropriate to the seaso...

VAINL ARCHIVE 2012 Fall/Winter Lookbook

StyleComments ⋅ Jun 7, 2012
New from Tokyo-based VAINL ARCHIVE comes the brand’s Fall/Winter 2012 lookbook. The label is headed by designer Kouhei Ohkita, who brought together an array of quality made shirting, outerwear and accessories; each of which is styled in a casua...

Vainl Archive 2012 Spring/Summer Lookbook

StyleComments ⋅ Dec 1, 2011
Today we bring you a preview of Vainl Archive’s newest collection for Spring/Summer 2012. The contemporary Japanese label rolls out a series of casual looks that are appropriate for the warmer months. Comprised of basic and patterned tops that are de...

Vainl Archive 2011 Fall/Winter Lookbook

StyleComments ⋅ Jun 15, 2011
With an aesthetic that screams Americana, Tokyo-based label Vainl Archive presents its collection for Fall/Winter 2011. Having collaborated with fellow Japanese brand Porter, the contemporary menswear label is gaining some serious steam. While th...

Vainl Archive x Porter

StyleComments ⋅ Jun 15, 2010
Inspired by everyday street style in Japan, the Vainl Archive previews a new series of bags for Fall/Winter 2010, produced in collaboration with bag makers Porter. Showcasing a combination of sharp looks with high functionality, both styles are t...

Vainl Archive x Porter Backpack

UncategorizedComments ⋅ May 15, 2009
Vainl and Porter team-up to create a classic backpack style with a twist. The basic shape of the bag is one that has come under interpretation many times, however in this particular instance the defining factors of the bag lie in the construction...