BEAMS

Beams

BEAMS is a prominent Japanese contemporary fashion chain and label based in Tokyo, Japan, in 1976. BEAMS is founded by Etsuzo Shitara with Osamu Shigematsu, who is the store manager and have managed the Shinko Inc. cardboard packaging business. BEAMS began a push for international expansion, opening up a women’s clothing store in Hong Kong in 2006, and subsequently accounts in Beijing, Shanghai, Taipei and Bangkok. Currently, Yo Shitara is the company’s CEO, with BEAMS boasting over 70 domestic stores and sales profits of ¥44.6 billion JPY in 2006.

Founded 12-1953
Industries Contemporary
Headquarter Tokyo, Japan
International Gallery BEAMS Highlights Goods From Kappa Kontroll, Namacheko & KUON
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International Gallery BEAMS Highlights Goods From Kappa Kontroll, Namacheko & KUON

The Japanese retailer highlights key Spring/Summer 2018 pieces.
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nonnative Reveals Travel-Inspired “SPECIAL AIRLIFT” Capsule With B JIRUSHI YOSHIDA
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nonnative Reveals Travel-Inspired “SPECIAL AIRLIFT” Capsule With B JIRUSHI YOSHIDA

A capsule packed with travel essentials.
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10 Drops You Don't Want To Miss This Week
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10 Drops You Don't Want To Miss This Week

Those suitcases are going to cost ya.
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Champion & BEAMS Team up on Artist Series Collection
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Champion & BEAMS Team up on Artist Series Collection

Featuring work from Jean Jullien, Yu Nagaba, Yusuke Hanai and Call Me Georges.
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Converse Japan & BEAMS BOY Unite for Luxe Black & White Jack Purcell Collab
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Converse Japan & BEAMS BOY Unite for Luxe Black & White Jack Purcell Collab

A special two-pair release.
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Lacoste & BEAMS Focus on Timeless Designs for Spring/Summer 2018 Collaboration
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Lacoste & BEAMS Focus on Timeless Designs for Spring/Summer 2018 Collaboration

A collection full of seasonal essentials.
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Champion & BEAMS Japan Create a Tracksuit Beret
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Champion & BEAMS Japan Create a Tracksuit Beret

The latest sartorial accessory.
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Sasquathfabrix., BEAMS & Ninja Tune's Collab Embraces Techwear & Tradition
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Sasquathfabrix., BEAMS & Ninja Tune's Collab Embraces Techwear & Tradition

What a modern day Ninja would wear.
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BEAMS x ASICS GEL-MAI G-TX Gets a Worldwide Release
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BEAMS x ASICS GEL-MAI G-TX Gets a Worldwide Release

Ideally designed for the streets.
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BEAMS Plus Inverts Trad Style for Spring/Summer 2018
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BEAMS Plus Inverts Trad Style for Spring/Summer 2018

Prep gear with effortless Japanese style.
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2006

First international store opens in Hong Kong

1989

Osamu Shigematsu and 30 other senior employees resign to form UNITED ARROWS

1983

Yo Shitara replaces Etsuzo as senior managing director

1977

Second location opens on Shibuya’s Fire Street

1976

BEAMS is founded in February