Without much prior news nor noise, Alife’s Tokyo Flagship store has opened in the heart of Harajuku, Japan. With wooden floors and slick black trims, the store looks very classy and spacious. The store will carry mostly Alife products including their Alife’s own apparel and shoes. If you’re in Tokyo, be sure to drop by.
3-15-10 Jingumae, Shibuya-Ku, Tokyo
JP 150-0001 – TEL: (03) 5775 0200
Monday – Saturday: 11AM – 7PM
Sunday: 12 NOON – 5PM
N. Hoolywood mastermind Daisuke Obana has always maintained a precise theme and approach to each season’s collections. Ranging from the medical world, Jello Biafra of Dead Kennedys and an Alaskan lodge in his Camp Denali collection, obscure themes achieve a sense of balance through the eyes of N. Hoolywood. Their 2008 spring/summer collection, After Sputnik details the fashion landscape of space industry workers in the United States as they follow in the footsteps of the Soviet Union in achieving space supremacy. The collection is currently available in select retailers around the world.
Late last month saw the debut of famed New York photographer Terry Richardson’s latest pictorial adventure with the zany crew of the movie/television show Jackass. The show at LaForet Museum also included a series of products on hand much like previous Terry Richardson exhibitions. Items included photo print tees, books and box sets featuring an instant camera and trademark Terry Richardson glasses. The show runs until May 8th in Tokyo.
A new series of shirts under the SpongeBob Square Pants umbrella have released. These latest t-shirts feature the inclusion of SpongeBob Square Pants’ best friend Patrick Star in four various poses. The t-shirts should be available at most Bape flagship stores around the world.
Brought together by common interests such as skating, a special union has involved legendary skate graphic artist Jim Phillips and clothing labels Magic Number and In4mation, who together have created a limited edition t-shirt. The design features Jim Phillips’ Skateboarding Gremlin in a new colorway and outfitted with logos from each respective brand. The t-shirt is available exclusively at STLESS.
While some relish at the opportunity to cash on a Banksy piece done up on their property, others are frankly not buying into the hype. Case in point, as a New York shop owner painted over an entire wall that was filled with graffiti. Albeit, the Banksy piece seen on his wall was sharing a spot with a few other artists, at the rate various Banksy pieces have been going on the market there’s a lot you could do with a piece from the famous street artist.