WTAPS 2011 “WAY OF LIFE” Collection New Releases

StyleComments ⋅ Nov 21, 2011
Union LA shows us a peek into a few new releases from Japanese streetwear giant WTAPS. The patchwork sweater and tote bag are perfect for those casual fans looking for everyday items, while the M-43 field jacket suits those interested in a more class...

WTAPS M-51 Fishtail Parka

StyleComments ⋅ Nov 17, 2011
Japanese military-inspired brand WTAPS releases a new M-51 Fishtail Parka for this winter’s “Way of Life” season. Available in both olive drab and black, the jacket features a 70% cotton 30% nylon material composition for resistance...

The Hideout 2011 Fall/Winter Lookbook

StyleComments ⋅ Nov 1, 2011
Seasoned retailer The Hideout debut its Fall 2011 lookbook highlighting an impressive array of select apparel and footwear goods from its updated inventory. No stranger to hard-to-find labels and prestigious streetwear brands, the lookbook embodies a...

WTAPS Chain Wallet

StyleComments ⋅ Oct 31, 2011
A few weeks ago we caught a glimpse into the promising release of a blue leather pouch wallet from the always sartorially inclined WTAPS brand. This time around, the veteran Japanese label offers a look into their chain wallet release complete with c...

WTAPS LOCALS / JACKET. RACO. SATIN

StyleComments ⋅ Oct 29, 2011
With Tetsu Nishiyama at the helm, Japanese brand WTAPS has maintained a solid vision of military- and workwear-inspired aesthetics. This “Locals” varsity jacket features a strong graphical element thanks to the inclusion of two competing...

WTAPS Blackwatch Pea Coat

StyleComments ⋅ Oct 18, 2011
Western influenced Japanese brand WTAPS released the Blackwatch Pea Coat from their 2011 fall/winter collection. With the collection taking inspiration from the ’90s fashion scene, this 100% cotton pea coat infuses European military stylin...

MEN’S NON-NO 2011 Fall/Winter Collaboration Items

StyleComments ⋅ Oct 7, 2011
MEN’S NON-NO presents a new series of collaboration items for Fall/Winter 2011. Collaborating with eight brands in total, including UNDERCOVER and WTAPS, the warmth that summer brings has given way to a cool color palette with lots of blues, bl...

WTAPS Leather Pouch

StyleComments ⋅ Oct 7, 2011
This season sees the release of a bold leather pouch from Japanese label WTAPS. Despite the vibrant shade of blue, the pouch introduces a subdued appeal with understated branding, super leather and sleek metal detailing. A staple piece for everyone’s...

WTAPS x AMBUSH x A Bathing Ape CREEPSTA Further Look

StyleComments ⋅ Oct 7, 2011
The collaboration between WTAPS, AMBUSH and A Bathing Ape sees three inspired brands coming together to forge a bold set of footwear. Further images of the CREEPSTA reveal woven detailing on the toe box and sides, as well as D-ring eyelets and minima...

WTAPS Suede Sneaker

StyleComments ⋅ Oct 4, 2011
Vastly known for their military stylings, WTAPS drops a suede sneaker for the holiday season. The khaki-colored suede shoe follows a sleek and classic silhouette with the versatility to pair with a range of wardrobe choices. The white detailing...

WARP Magazine: WTAPS 2011 Fall/Winter “WAY OF LIFE” Editorial

StyleComments ⋅ Sep 26, 2011
With the WTAPS 2011 fall/winter “WAY OF LIFE” collection flowing steadily into stores, WARP magazine gives us another look at some of the already available items as well as a preview of upcoming releases. The shoot has concentrated on WTA...

GRIND: FORTY PERCENTS AGAINST RIGHTS @ GIP

StyleComments ⋅ Sep 7, 2011
The soon-to-be-opened GIP-STORE will not only serve as the WTAPS flagship store but also home to Tetsuya Nishiyama’s recently revived first label, FORTY PERCENTS AGAINST RIGHTS (FPAR). Even though it was created before the WTAPS brand, TET has releas...

GRIND Magazine: WTAPS 2011 Fall/Winter Editorial

StyleComments ⋅ Sep 6, 2011
Here we bring you another look at the upcoming Fall/Winter 2011 “WAY OF LIFE” collection from WTAPS, thanks to this photoshoot from Japanese fashion magazine GRIND. This time around we get a closer look at the detailing on the B-15A, leat...

WTAPS GIP Store Opening Exclusive Collection

StyleComments ⋅ Aug 30, 2011
To celebrate the opening of their new Tokyo flagship store opening, WTAPS have produced these original and exclusive items. The items set for release are a shoulder bag, t-shirt and M-65 jacket. Available in a desert camo, the shoulder bag will reta...

WTAPS x AMBUSH x A Bathing Ape CREEPSTA

StyleComments ⋅ Aug 29, 2011
The AMBUSH and A Bathing Ape collaboration sees a new member as WTAPS joins the two Japanese labels for an exclusive three-brand release of the BAPE Creepsta shoes. The collaboration includes woven detailing on the toe box and sides, as well as D-rin...