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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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The Moving Development — SS15 ‘Dreamers’ Lookbook

Scene: A stereotypical police force sergeant-esque character with handlebar moustache and brown slacks storms through an office toward the door of a private room with shuttered blinds. The sign on the door reads ‘Other British Streetwear Labels’. Dossier of paperwork … 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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Trek’s Word Interview

My friend Trek over the pond runs Trek’s Word, a website that showcases interviews, editorials, clothing and music. We had a conversation about clothing and writing earlier this week. You can read the whole interview at TREKSWORD.COM

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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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Cav Empt (C.E) – Fall/Winter 2013 Collection & Lookbook

Exploding back onto the scene in a haze of static interference and futuristic beats, C.E has returned for Fall/Winter with another forward-thinking collection. Under the direction of Sk8thing and Toby Feltwell, with an expansive team of likeminded creatives providing input … Continue reading

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