Kansai Yamamoto thrifty Tribute

Ladies and gents, boys and girls, Have you ever heard of the Japanese Designer Kansai Yamamoto? Yes, no or maybe? Just to give you a little hint (or reminder for those who know him), he is one of the most colourful, experimental and legendary designers who clothed David Bowie for his Ziggy Stardust Tour. 山本 … Continue reading Kansai Yamamoto thrifty Tribute

Origami for your clothes? Japan, I love you!

Wow, there are two amazing design projects from Japan which I want to share with you today. They are both based on the art of Origami (folding paper) and have been applied to make fashion items and both have won prizes. No 1 is "Orishiki" by Naoki Kawamoto. Kawamoto-san has made a range of accessories … Continue reading Origami for your clothes? Japan, I love you!

Loewe X Starbucks Japan: Luxury leather cup sleeves

LOEWE x STARBUCKS RESERVE® Check out what I found in the recent SPUR magazine from Japan: Yes, Luxury leather brand Loewe and Starbucks Japan have teamed up and are offering limited edition leather sleeves for your hot cup of "Kôhi" (that's your coffee in Japanese)! If you feel too fashionable to use those cardboard cup … Continue reading Loewe X Starbucks Japan: Luxury leather cup sleeves