Street life

Reading Time: 1 minute PingMag has an interesting interview with some of the street fashion photography crews in Tokyo.These are the people that provide style magazines with ‘cool hunter’-type shots of crazy Tokyo kids. Its a strange mix of authentic and commercial as the photographer also brings along a stylist and items of clothing for these temporary models. Some … Read moreStreet life

Nape

Reading Time: 1 minute Nape Originally uploaded by renaissancechambara. A Bathing Ape’s trainers were inspired by Nike’s Air Force One designs. Now Nike has returned the complement co-opting Bape’s use of bright candy colour pastels and patent leather type finishes in its summer limited editions for sneaker freakers. Seen at Size? in Covent Garden.

Putting the HOO! in Yahoo!

Reading Time: 1 minute I just had to share this mad up Japanese clip that an ex-colleague shared with me which is supposed to be doing the rounds internally.I am not too sure if this is a PR stunt or not. The main character is called Razor Ramon HG, being Japanese culture he isn’t a straightforward camp comical character … Read morePutting the HOO! in Yahoo!

Kanji Selecta

Reading Time: 2 minutes British designers Terratag have got some new funky threads for all you folks mourning the departure of Burro. Their work draws on a number of influences including anime, manga, technology including giant robots and graffiti. The picture is one of their hooded top designs using a mixture of Kanji script and traditional Japanese imagery with … Read moreKanji Selecta