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Visvim

visvim is a Japanese streetwear label founded in 2000 by Hiroki Nakamura. The brand was famous for its iconic FBR moccasin shoe and since it became a cult classic. visvim has also expanded into several diffusion lines, such as the Social Sculpture denim line, its Folk footwear line launched in 2008, the WMV womenswear line Nakamura designs with his wife Kelsi, as well as a conceptual menswear line called F.I.L. Indigo Camping Trailer. visvim frequently marries artisanal handmade craftsmanship and cutting-edge technology, as well as labor-intensive hand finishes, thus limiting the supply and driving up the price and exclusivity of its products. Currently, visvim has ten boutiques in Japan and Hong Kong, and is stocked by 111 retailers worldwide, including New York’s Bergdorf Goodman and London’s Dover Street Market.

visvim Releases Camel GRIZZLY BOOTS-FOLK for Its 2017 Spring/Summer Collection
Here's a Detailed Look at visvim's 2017 Fall/Winter Collection
visvim 2017 Fall Ready-To-Wear Collection Is a Modern Interpretation of American Workwear
visvim's Latest Dissertation Takes an In-Depth Look at Fiber
visvim Releases the Beautiful Kerchief Down Jacket KOFU
An Exclusive First Look at visvim and WMV's 2017 Spring/Summer Lookbook
visvim Is Bringing Back the Tabi Sashiko-Folk Split-Toe Shoe
XX Marks the Spot: A Complete Timeline of KAWS' Footwear Collaborations
visvim's Dissertation Series "Survey" Looks Into the Traditional Japanese Craft of Boro
visvim's SANJURO KIMONO DOWN JKT Receives Another Luxurious Treatment

2009

Launches e-commerce store website

2008

Collaborates with COMME des GARÇONS and venerable Japanese department store Isetan on the 150th anniversary of the Anglo-Japanese Treaty of Amity and Commerce
Nakamura introduces the FOLK series, a line characterised by chemical-free materials and bare-bones construction

2001

Debuts its second collection; the FBT, a moccasin-inspired sneaker, releases

2000

Founded by Hiroki Nakamura in Tokyo, Japan
 
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