Grok Leather Fall/Winter 2012 Bowtie Collection

Japanese artisan leather brand Grok Leather has produced a striking series of bowties for Fall/Winter 2012. Already an non-traditional piece due to the usage of leather, these Grok bowties take a nod from the increasingly sartorial streetwear scene and feature embossed four-letter words; some of which are more appropriate than others. For those bold enough…

Video: Superdry x Timothy Everest Collection Preview

Japanese brand Superdry has teamed up wit British tailor Timothy Everest on the Sebiro Collection for 2012. The line of suiting is made up around four stylistic identities: The Super Spy, The Bank Robber, The San Franciscan and The Country Rebel. Check out all the looks in the video below.

Junya Watanabe Comme des Garcons MAN Panelled Linen-Blend Shirt

Junya Watanabe COMME des GARCONS MAN advances a new option via the Panelled Linen-blend Shirt for Spring/Summer 2012. Maintaining a signature patchwork aesthetic onto its latest piece, it features a 60/40 linen-cotton twill construction as well as numerous contrast accents in different shades of blue found. Two unique front pockets, box pleat, sleeve panels and…

Mr. Bathing Ape Custom Suit Service

The hoity toity end of BAPE, Mr. Bathing Ape, has just launched its first custom suit service. In conjunction with Japan’s United Arrows, the custom tailored whistles, are sewn from specially selected textiles, which BAPE head, Nigo feels best represent the label’s aesthetic. Seen here, is a two-piece, louis plaid number with non other than,…

Eototo Fall 2011 Lookbook

Japan’s Eototo has just unveiled their lookbook for the upcoming FW season. Keeping in check with the current style climate, Eototo uses Native American weaves, combined with forward and contemporary cuts. Being the founders of the always exciting, SASKWATCHfabrix label, Eototo continues to keeps us on our toes. The collection includes jackets, jumpers, bags, wraps…

Salvatore Piccolo Spring / Summer 2012

Salvatore Piccolo is a name to be reckoned with in the world of high-end menswear these days, as one can probably see in one glance at this Spring / Summer 2012 collection preview. The designer makes handmade custom shirts for some very serious clients in Europe, the U.S. and Japan (Fortune 500 CEO types mostly),…

Comme des Garcons Jewel Belt

Comme des Garcons occasionally hits onto something absolutely superb, and this jewel belt definitely qualifies as it. A simple black leather belt, made in Japan, using pure cowhide, the house that Kawakubo adds a single piece of costume jewelry for a small touch of flash. A small detail, out of the way, but there for…

XLarge & Alpha Industries Pea Coat

American manufacturer Alpha Industries has teamed up with designer XLarge on a pair of wool pea coats for the Fall/Winter season. The coats maintain a relatively traditional fit and finish, with the exception of details like respective red or blue stitching accents and a matching bright quilted lining. Scheduled for October 2nd release at XLarge…

M Tokyo Japan Black Shooting Jacket

Yes, it’s a ‘Shooting Jacket’, and yes it’s technically a sportcoat. But in addition to that bit of jargonalia, this piece of tailoring by M Tokyo Japan in black tweed is absolutely amazing. Made with black slubbed tweed, and featuring a stylish peaked lapel pattern, the jacket features patches on the elbows, and one the…

BEAMS Mackintosh

Now that the rain has decided to favor us with its good presence, you’re going to need a good waterproof outercoat, and you’d be hard-pressed to find better than this Mackintosh by BEAMS. Based on the British classic, this BEAMS model is available in three colorways, and is available online to residents of Japan. Us…