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Heaven’s Door x NBHD

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The 7th of February will see the launch of Heavens Door, a new movie starring Nagase Tomoya and Mayuko Fukuda.

The film (a remake of a 1997 German film) see’s Nagase being diagnosed with cancer at aged 28. Whilst in Hospital he meets the young Mayuko, in a similar situation, and they strike up a friendship.

During one night of desperation to do something before they both die, they steal a sports car and head for the sea for one last time, not knowing the car belongs to some local gangsters.

And so the chase begins.

To celebrate the launch of the movie, NBHD will be releasing a collaboration T-shirt at its stores and via the Honeyee web store

Nagase has a long history with NBHD and has often appears in magazines and on TV wearing their clothes, and this is a thank you from them to him for his support throughout the years

Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door, originally made by Bob Dylan, is one of the most important and influential songs of Nagase Tomoya and along with this film he has recorded his own version of the song

Nagase is lead singer of the very popular Japanese band, Tokio (one of my favorite groups)

Official Movie web site

-Yom

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January 31, 2009 at 12:44 am

Posted in heavens door, NBHD, tokio

3:33 Footwear

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OG pro skateboarder Andrew Reynolds (I used to be him in Tony Hawk back in the day) has released a new footwear line out of LA called 3:33. Here is a little preview of their 3 models, the Floppy, Hugh, and Lo-Top.


The “Hugh” after Hugh Hefner’s signature slippers of course.


The design is super casual and Andrew Reynolds says “The inspiration for the fall collection is a guy that roams around my neighborhood. I’m pretty sure he’s homeless and drinks a lot.” so you know they’re meant for lounging and comfort. The Floppy makes me think of a non-athletic inspired Y-3 shoe.

Check out the 3:33 site for more info on where to buy.

-john-

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January 30, 2009 at 4:05 am

Masaaki Honma of Mastermind Japan Interview

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Ever wondered what was going through the minds of the guys at MMJ?

Well, now you can find out.

An interview with Masaaki Honma, the founder and designer of Mastermind Japan, from the recent Honeyee Mag has now been uploaded to their site and is in English!

Read about what goes into the design process at MMJ and check out some of the S/S items.

Check it out here

-Yom

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January 29, 2009 at 12:57 am

Masaaki Honma of Mastermind Japan Interview

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Ever wondered what was going through the minds of the guys at MMJ?

Well, now you can find out.

An interview with Masaaki Honma, the founder and designer of Mastermind Japan, from the recent Honeyee Mag has now been uploaded to their site and is in English!

Read about what goes into the design process at MMJ and check out some of the S/S items.

Check it out here

-Yom

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January 29, 2009 at 12:57 am

Nike Dunk Low Premium – Teen Wolf

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For such a huge company, I give Nike a lot of credit for their creativity and innovativeness. They seem to find inspiration in all types of things like video games, art, household products, scents, movies, etc., and while most of them come out pretty good, I had to just laugh at this one.

The Nike Dunk Low Premium “Teen Wolf”

The fur is busting out of the shoe like out of teen wolf’s basketball jersey. This shoe is too funny.


If you youngins have never seen Teen Wolf, it’s a Michael J Foxx movie from ’85 where a high school student turns into a werewolf but at the same time of course becomes an amazing basketball player. Oh and for some reason he’s still allowed to play for his HS team.

Apparently these are limited to a mere 72 pairs and available here. Based on the selection of sizes available, wouldn’t be surprised if these are samples.

-john-

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January 28, 2009 at 5:03 pm

FAT Japan Spring/Summer Collection 2009

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FAT Tokyo have recently launched their Spring/Summer 2009 collection

FAT is well known for the way it takes famous logos and incorporates them into its own designs, as you can see with the LEGO logo and the Moncler logo on the jackets and gillets (of which I am a big fan of, especially the blue jacket)

Official site: FAT TYO








-Yom

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January 28, 2009 at 6:48 am

Posted in fat, spring, summer, tokyo

7-11 Japan Exclusive BE@RBRICK

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Available from the 24th April at 7-11 “conbini” stores here in Japan and via there website to pre-order now

Coming in 100% and 400% sizes, they retail at Y1450 and Y5775 respectively

-Yom

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January 28, 2009 at 6:35 am

Posted in 7-11, Bearbrick, exclusive, Japan