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The Story of Sebiro: How Japan Re-invents the West

November 11, 2015


It may not seem like it but for a while Japan was taking on tech and auto behemoths, pioneers in the industry¬†and beating the big players at their own game. Whether it was Sony with the Walkman or Toyota with high build quality and fuel efficiency, Japan was showing the West how it was done. […]

The Perfect Blend of Trendy and Classic: Le Bac by United Bamboo SS 11

July 12, 2011


Best known for their cross cultural inspirations in music, fashion and art, Viet and Japanese designers Thuy Pham and Miko Aoki founded United Bamboo ¬†in 1998. With a relationship stretching close to 10 years, the one time architecture student Pham wrked with Aoki, a New York Fashion Institute of Technology alumn at Bernadete Corporation; Even […]

Land of Rising Style: Tomorrowland Spring Summer 2011

May 3, 2011


Tomorrowland Co. Ltd is a brand close to my heart. Slightly older than I am, I’ve been tracking their collections since I first heard of them in Spring 2009. Starting with women’s wear in 1978, Tomorrowland has proven their designer chops with their trendspotting precision showcased in each subsequent men’s collection. Admittedly, Tomorrowland’s sartorial leanings […]