masaaki homma

Masaaki Homma is a Japanese designer and the founder of mastermind JAPAN. Homma had worked in sales for seven years at Yohji Yamamoto, after which, he became a manager for a boutique that sold clothes from new designers. In 1997, Homma launched mastermind. After struggling for a few seasons, the label got its first order and the brand was launched into popularity. mastermind is known for its skulls and bones logo, which adorns the high priced products. The brand often collaborates with other labels on limited edition and coveted items.

Uncovering the Mystery of mastermind JAPAN
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Uncovering the Mystery of mastermind JAPAN

A timeline of the brand with help from founder, Masaaki Homma.

mastermind JAPAN Is Set to Release a Series of Retrospective Books
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mastermind JAPAN Is Set to Release a Series of Retrospective Books

To celebrate its 20th anniversary.

Essentials: Masaaki Homma of mastermind WORLD
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Essentials: Masaaki Homma of mastermind WORLD

Including coveted collaborations from the renowned brand’s archive.

mastermind JAPAN Adds a Second Drop to Its Pre-20th Capsule Collection
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mastermind JAPAN Adds a Second Drop to Its Pre-20th Capsule Collection

New pieces available right now.

An Exclusive Look at the mastermind JAPAN x Fear of God Collaboration
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An Exclusive Look at the mastermind JAPAN x Fear of God Collaboration

Only available through raffle via THE BLACK SENSE MARKET.


Is Fear of God Collaborating With mastermind JAPAN This Season?
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Is Fear of God Collaborating With mastermind JAPAN This Season?

Teaser images appear courtesy of the cult Japanese label’s Instagram.

Masaaki Homma of mastermind JAPAN Speaks On Its Macau Flagship and the Progression of Fashion

Masaaki Homma of mastermind JAPAN Speaks On Its Macau Flagship and the Progression of Fashion

Japanese fashion imprint mastermind JAPAN rounded out its tenure with its last collection at Tokyo

Six Stories of GORE-TEX: Masaaki Homma of mastermind JAPAN
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Six Stories of GORE-TEX: Masaaki Homma of mastermind JAPAN

After checking in with Testsuo Kitahara of BACKBONE, we move on to the second edition of the series

Streetsnaps: Masaaki Homma of mastermind JAPAN
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Streetsnaps: Masaaki Homma of mastermind JAPAN

Location: New York City, United States

NW20 Exhibition @ BAPE GALLERY KYOTO
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NW20 Exhibition @ BAPE GALLERY KYOTO

After making its debut at Shibuya’s Daikanyama T-SITE Garden Gallery TSUTAYA – an event that saw

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