With a concert date set for April 10th, Bape has released pictures of products released in conjunction with their musical event, World Wide Bape Heads Show. The same characters revealed in the commercial produced by SiLLY THING can also be seen on the back of each shirt. No information has been revealed about the t-shirts release date or availability.
Through many years of successful sneaker customization, artist SBTG and his Royalefam brand are set to take off with a more dedicated approach to their apparel. The 2008 spring/summer Black Saigon collection is modeled closely to war and the meaning of death, similar to his team up with Phu seen recently. Available now through Royalefam.
After close to a month of exhibiting a series of customized t-shirts, WTAPS founder Tetsu Nishiyama and Neighborhood’s Shinsuke Takizawa will formally open up Hoods Hong Kong on April 1st. As the lone Hoods concept shop outside of Japan, the space will have full selection of both WTAPS and Neighborhood collections. The pre-opening festivities will be marked by a special invite-only event on March 31st. The event will include live music by Jackie and the Cedrics and DJing from Bounty Hunter’s Hikaru and Naoki Sima (Devil’s Pray Thing).
Earlier this month saw a small preview of the Converse collection designed by American designer John Varvatos. A collection of subtlety designed Jack Purcells by one of Americans leading designers has hit select stockists. A few subtle design qualities include side rivets and an elasticized tongue. Available now at hanon shop.
Connect.auction originally debuted in November of 2007 and represented a great coming together of design prowess as many of the world’s top designers had pieces of housewares and furnitures auctioned off. The full lot of items can be seen directly through Connect.auction. The preview will take place on March 28th and conclude the day of the auction on April 5th.
Source: Hirofumi Kiyonaga