Mastermind Japan

mastermind JAPAN is a fashion label founded by Masaaki Homma in 1997. mastermind JAPAN has been a higher-end brand, mixing quality with its signature skulls and bones logo. Each piece is made in Japan, and proudly displays it in the tags, along with a list of names of people that helped create the piece of clothing. mastermind JAPAN produces collaborations and pieces with the likes of Dover Street Market, Stussy, adidas Originals and Bamford Watch Department. Lacking a formal education in fashion, Homma, who previously worked at Yohji Yamamoto, spontaneously decided to launch the label in 1997 at Tokyo Fashion Week. Quickly faced with huge debts as his pieces did not sell. As a last ditch attempt, Homma attended the SEHM joint exhibition in Paris, where a warm reception persuaded him to continue. In his third year in attendance, Homma received a significant order that gave a large cash injection to the brand as well as solidifying its high quality stance. In 2013, Homma decided to stop the brand’s seasonal deliveries, however, continues its collaboration with different big brands.

Everything Dropping at HBX Archives This Week
Fashion

Everything Dropping at HBX Archives This Week

Another chance to cop Supreme’s iconic lockbox.

mastermind JAPAN and COTODOMA's Lyric Speaker Offers New Way to Experience Music
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mastermind JAPAN and COTODOMA's Lyric Speaker Offers New Way to Experience Music

Celebrating the “spirit of language.”

mastermind WORLD Rounds Off Dr. Martens' 1460 Remastered Series
Footwear

mastermind WORLD Rounds Off Dr. Martens' 1460 Remastered Series

Punk’d to the max with skull motifs, jungle zips and nickel trims.

mastermind JAPAN Gives Three Eastpak Bags a Punk-Inspired Makeover
Fashion

mastermind JAPAN Gives Three Eastpak Bags a Punk-Inspired Makeover

Classic silhouettes don leather and gunmetal detailing.

Yixi Chen Brings C-MASTERMIND to Life With Innovative Pop-Up
Fashion 

Yixi Chen Brings C-MASTERMIND to Life With Innovative Pop-Up

Presented by Samsung
Behind-the-scenes of C2H4’s first event with mastermind JAPAN, captured on the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 5G.

Samsung Is Offering Galaxy Holders the Chance To Win Pieces From C-MASTERMIND
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Samsung Is Offering Galaxy Holders the Chance To Win Pieces From C-MASTERMIND

Presented by Samsung
Get your hands on the collaboration between C2H4 and mastermind JAPAN.

C2H4 Offers a Behind-the-Scenes Look Into Creating an Entirely New World With mastermind JAPAN
Fashion 

C2H4 Offers a Behind-the-Scenes Look Into Creating an Entirely New World With mastermind JAPAN

Presented by Samsung
Yixi Chen collaborates across borders with the Samsung Galaxy ZFold 2 5G.

mastermind JAPAN and C2H4's Vol.2 Collab Introduces Secret Society, "C-MASTERMIND"
Fashion

mastermind JAPAN and C2H4's Vol.2 Collab Introduces Secret Society, "C-MASTERMIND"

C2H4 builds on its fictional “Post Human Era” universe.

mastermind JAPAN and Medicom Toy Release BE@RBRICK Aroma Diffuser
Design

mastermind JAPAN and Medicom Toy Release BE@RBRICK Aroma Diffuser

Alongside an essential oil bottle containing a fresh fruit and spicy green blend.

8 Drops You Don't Want to Miss This Week
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8 Drops You Don't Want to Miss This Week

Featuring Supreme, BBC ICECREAM, mastermind JAPAN, ASSC and Palace.

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