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WTaps Fall/Winter 2015 Collection

WTaps is back for Fall/Winter 2015 with its latest collection, continuing with the “Lifist” philosophy that Tetsu Nishiyama has been exploring for the past few seasons. Early imagery suggests that the brand is returning to its original streetwear roots. Official … Continue reading

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Descendant — Fall/Winter 2015 Lookbook

Descendant, the fledgling brand from TETsu and Mikiko Nishiyama, released the imagery for its Fall/Winter 2015 collection the other week. Continuing with its vision of creating a comprehensive lifestyle fashion collection for the entire family, the brand’s latest collection offers … Continue reading

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DESCENDANT by Tetsu Nishiyama

Let’s have a conversation about Tetsu Nishiyama’s latest project. Gradually emerging over the past few months, Descendant is a new clothing brand from TET—mastermind of WTaps, Forty Percents Against Rights and URSUS Bape—and his wife Mikiko, who ran her own … Continue reading

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FPAR hits The Goodhood Store

A few weeks back it was announced that Forty Percents Against Rights – the early 90s screen-printing predecessor to Tetsu Nishiyama’s seminal brand WTaps – would be available to purchase outside of Japan for the first time in its history. … Continue reading

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FPAR Forty Percents Against Rights – Available in Europe

Leading on from yesterday, some more good news from the fortypercentuparmored crew. First launched in 1993 by WTaps founder Tetsu Nishiyama as a D.I.Y. silk-screening project, Forty Percents Against Rights made a return to prominence last year with the launch … Continue reading

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WTaps – Fall/Winter 2014 Collection – ‘Youthful Dayz’

Today marked the return of WTaps for Fall/Winter ’14 with the release of the brand’s seasonal preview and lookbook over at their website. Though WTaps typically keeps its cards to its chest on specifics, the preview is a chance for … Continue reading

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WTaps x NIGO – ‘Clothes Make The Man’ for Honeyee.com

‘The individual with independent values that aren’t defined by status nor caught in the times’ is what Tetsu Nishiyama defines as a ‘Lifist’ – to truly live for your self and seek your own personal definition and appreciation of life. … Continue reading

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WTaps – Fall/Winter 2013 Collection – ‘Lifist’

‘In life, there is the daily life. The daily life creates life.’ The philosophy of Lifism is one concerned with the individual’s experience. In our present endeavours, progressing through our routines and daily grinds, we trigger the nuances that give … Continue reading

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Forty Percents Against Rights – Online Store Open

Back in 1993, Tetsu Nishiyama (TET) began his journey in menswear by producing silk-screen t-shirts. Under the guise of ‘Forty Percents Against Rights’, TET would place political and philosophical slogans on simple white tees, selling them with the assistance of close … Continue reading

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Neighborhood – Fall/Winter 2013 Lookbook

Shinsuke Takizawa’s prestigious Neighborhood label made its return this week, presenting their Fall 2013 Collection and Lookbook. Following a Summer collection that played heavily with a disheveled, ‘lone ranger’ aesthetic, the brand has come back for the colder months with … Continue reading

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