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.

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

8 Drops You Don't Want to Miss This Week

Featuring OVO, mastermind JAPAN, Stüssy, Palace and more.

Mitchell & Ness Links up With mastermind JAPAN for Retro Jersey Inspired Collection
Fashion

Mitchell & Ness Links up With mastermind JAPAN for Retro Jersey Inspired Collection

An amalgamation of vintage sportswear with contemporary street style.

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

8 Drops You Don't Want to Miss This Week

Featuring Stüssy, Cactus Jack x mastermind JAPAN, Chrome Hearts, Homer, Palace and more.

Travis Scott Links With mastermind JAPAN for a Surprise Mini Collection
Fashion

Travis Scott Links With mastermind JAPAN for a Surprise Mini Collection

Available on the rapper’s store now.

mastermind JAPAN and Suicoke Team Up for Limited-Edition Collaboration
Footwear

mastermind JAPAN and Suicoke Team Up for Limited-Edition Collaboration

Offering a new design of Suicoke’s popular KAW slide.


Everything Dropping at HBX Archives This Week
Fashion

Everything Dropping at HBX Archives This Week

Featuring the likes of Supreme, Louis Vuitton, Gucci and more.

Everything Dropping at HBX Archives This Week
Fashion

Everything Dropping at HBX Archives This Week

Including Dior’s Daniel Arsham-inspired CD1 sneakers.

Everything Dropping at HBX Archives This Week
Fashion

Everything Dropping at HBX Archives This Week

Another chance to cop rare Supreme box logo T-Shirts.

mastermind JAPAN and Medicom Toy's Blinged-Out BE@RBRICK 400% Costs Over $10K USD
Design

mastermind JAPAN and Medicom Toy's Blinged-Out BE@RBRICK 400% Costs Over $10K USD

And is decorated from head to toe in sparkling crystals.

Everything Dropping at HBX Archives This Week
Fashion

Everything Dropping at HBX Archives This Week

Featuring NEIGHBORHOOD, mastermind JAPAN and Prada.

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