Yohji Yamamoto & New Era® Team Up to Release New Skull & Rose Pattern Items
21.April.2018 | FASHION
New items have arrived in Yohji Yamamoto and New Era’s® collaborative series and are available from April 18.
The key motif of this season’s release is the skull and rose design that was featured Yohji Yamamoto Homme in the fall and winter season back in 2014. The new line-up includes caps, a rucksack, t-shirts and hoodies.
59FIFTY® – ¥15,000 (+tax) each
The skull and rose patterns on the brims and linings of the clothing items will no doubt up the ante in your fashion style.
Cotton Tee – ¥16,000 (+tax) each
You can’t overlook the t-shirts or jackets either, which also feature the simple logo like on the black hoodies.
The items in this line can be purchased from Yohji Yamamoto company stores as well as at New Era® Tokyo, New Era® Osaka, New Era® Fukuoka, New Era® Kyoto, and via the New Era® Online Store. They are gaining rapid popularity so make sure to check them out ASAP.
New Era, who are known for their headwear series, started developing high-quality bags and apparel in recent years. They have now developed their very first randoseru backpack.
A randoseru is a kind of firm and sturdy backpack often used by elementary school students. Its most appealing and distinctive features are the large smooth flap and slightly rounded corners.
Randoseru: ¥75,000 (Before Tax)
This randoseru backpack was developed to hype up the daily lives of new students eagerly anticipating the start of the 2021 academic year.
Colour samples from New Era’s 59FIFTY® baseball cap visor sticker inspired the black and gold colour scheme. New Era’s logo designs can be seen all over the bag. It even comes with a cap clip for you to carry your headwear. The new randoseru bags are set for release in April 2020.
This fashionable randoseru bag is full of beautiful details and is just what you need to start your next school year.
Official Website: http://www.neweracap.jp/
One Piece x New Era® Collaborate On Limited Edition Rucksacks
Headwear and apparel brand New Era® is collaborating with the internationally-beloved hit anime series One Piece, which turned 20-years-old on Sunday (October 20), to release a stylish new rucksack from the PREMICO webstore.
The rucksack takes inspiration from the Straw Hat Pirates and fuses it with New Era’s iconic street fashion style.
The bag’s outer pocket features delicate embroidery of the crew’s skull logo as well the name “STRAW HAT” in all-caps.
The interior design of the rucksack features a print of an old-fashioned map and bears a cushioned pocket with plenty of room for stashing your tablet, notebook laptop or other items.
There’s also a side pocket for carrying a bottle. The charm dangling from the outside pocket features a ship anchor for that extra pirate aesthetic.
The bag comes in a black colour with a standard unisex silhouette, meaning it can easily be incorporates in a wide variety of styles.
Each bag also comes with a cap clip with the One Piece logo on one side and the New Era logo on the other.
This is a limited edition rucksack with only 2,000 being made, making this a must-grab for all fans!
©️Eiichiro Oda / Shueisha・Fuji TV・Toei Animation
NEW ERA x ONE PIECE Official Rucksack Collaboration
Release Date: October 21, 2019
Delivery: Mid January 2020
Price: ¥19,800 (Does not include tax or shipping fee)
Official Website: https://iei.jp/op48pr/
Contemporary Japanese Artist Yasuto Sasada to Collaborate With Fashion Brand Ground Y
07.January.2019 | FASHION
Yasuto Sasada is a Japanese artist equipped with a collection of super thin 0.3 coloured ball-point pens who creates imaginative and breathtaking pieces that combine elements of ancient beliefs and mythology. He is set to collaborate with Ground Y from January 11.
On their website, Ground Y describes themselves as proposing a new fashion concept – formed of both a genderless and ageless style – through synchronizing different aspects of Yohji Yamamoto. This is the brand’s fourth collaboration, on from their geisha series in 2014, girl series in 2015 and camouflage series in 2016.
The new theme Mikkyō or “esoteric Buddhism” was created by Yasuto Sasada who took inspiration from saṃsāra―the six realms of existence―and the bird deity Garuda. Filipino-Japanese actress Elaiza Ikeda and Japanese actor and model Sho Kiyohara feature in the collection’s promotional visuals. A promotional video was also posted across Ground Y’s official social media pages.
This collection is also available as part of the toy line BE@RBRICK in limited quantities. An exhibition entitled Y will also take place in Ginza with products based around the letter “Y” including the one in Yasuto Sasada’s name as well as Ground Y.
Ground Y x YASUTO SASADA
Available at the below-listed Ground Y branches from January 11, 2019. Also available on the official online store “THE SHOP YOHJI YAMAMOTO” from January 25, 2019.
・Ground Y GINZA SIX: 6-10-1 Ginza, Chuo Ward, Tokyo (TEL: 03-6264-5165)
・Ground Y Laforet Harajuku: 1-11-6 Jingumae, Shibuya, Tokyo (TEL: 03-6455-5277)
・Ground Y FaSoLa STARS: Narita Airport Terminal 1 Central Bldg. Floor 3F (Departure Inspection Area), Narita, Chiba Prefecture (TEL: 03-6455-5277)
Yohji Yamamoto Official Website: http://theshopyohjiyamamoto.jp/JP/shop/c/c20
YASUTO SASADA EXHIBITION “Y”
Location: Ginza Dai 7 Bldg. Gallery (Floor B1F, 7-10-6 Ginza, Chuo Ward, Tokyo)
Running: January 14, 2019 – January 19, 2019
Opening Hours: 11:00-17:30
*Opening from 14:00 on January 14. Closing at 17:00 on January 19.。
Yasuta Sasada Official Website: https://yasutosasada.jp/
Ground Y x YASUTO SASADA Collection Photographed by Kisshomaru Shimamura
BE@RBRICK ™ & © 2001-2019 MEDICOM TOY CORPORATION. All rights reserved.
Mega Man & Dr. Wily Caps to be released in Collaboration With NEW ERA®
30.March.2018 | FASHION
Capcom video game franchise Mega Man has teamed up with headwear and apparel brand NEW ERA® to release two caps: a Mega Man design and a Dr. Wiley design.
The front of the Mega Man cap features a large print of the character’s serial number “DRN.001”. On the back is an embroidery of Mega man himself as well as an E Tank tag in retro 8-bit designs. The cap also dons Mega Man’s iconic blue colour, including under the visor.
Mega Man fans are definitely going to want to pick up one of these two caps, which look like the start of a battle sequence when lined up next to each other!
New collaborative item of “Yohji Yamamoto” and New Era, “9TWENTY™” is now on sale
01.March.2018 | FASHION
The first collaborative curved visor cap created by “Yohji Yamamoto” and “New Era” called “9TWENTY™” is now on sale at Yohji Yamamoto’s directly managed shops/official dealers, NEW ERA® TOKYO、NEW ERA® OSAKA、NEW ERA® FUKUOKA、NEW ERA® KYOTO、NEW ERA® Online Store (http://store.neweracap.jp) from the 28th of February (Wed.).
“Yohji Yamamoto” and New Era have been creating collaborative caps of “59FIFTY®,” a well-known standard line of baseball caps. This time, they started selling the collaborative model, 9TWENTY for the first time.
The cap has a small logo stich on the front and is probably the simplest line of caps they have created. It can be said that it is a basic item which is totally different from the existing capsule collection caps.
Don’t miss this new simple cap!
New Era releases new cap collection made using Japanese-produced melton cloth
19.November.2017 | FASHION
Melton is a popular type of cloth used worldwide. Using an original light melton produced in Bishu, New Era are releasing a new cap collection using the premium fabric.
New Era was established in 1920. The company is internationally renowned for its iconic headwear and apparel, and is the only official cap producer for major league baseball.
The melon used in the caps is thick cloth that is smooth to the touch, the same used to make winter coats such as pea and duffel coats. The fabric is like felt and has heat insulation to ensure the inside stays warm. Because of this, the same fabric is used in stadium jackets and military wear.
The hats comes in black, navy, charcoal and grey. Each cap has a white logo, and the warm fabric has a sporty feel to it.
Don’t miss out on New Era’s new cap collection using melton produced in Japan.
From “New Era Cap Company” comes the second collaboration with “Pokémon” to release caps in the ongoing headwear series. The first releases in the series came out in September and proved to be incredibly popular. The new line-up will include caps that take on the design of everyone’s favourite Pokémon.
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This cap comes with a Pokémon logo design in an arch type font, and there is a Pokéball embroidered on the back. There will also be a “Kids 59FIFTY®” release with the same design.
The Pokémon League is a championship tournament that Pokémon trainers can enter once obtaining all the gym badges in a certain region. This cap features all 8 gym badges from the Kanto Region in the Pokémon world on the left side.
This collection of caps come with designs of several different Pokémon. Each cap also features the number of each Pokémon as registered in the National Pokédex. There will also be “Kids 59FIFTY®” releases with the same design.
From the left: Bulbasaur (#001), Charmander (#004), Squirtle (#007), Pikachu (#025), Snorlax (#143), and Mew (#151).
Pallet Town (“Masara Town” in Japan) is the home of Ash Ketchum (“Satoshi” in Japan) from the Pokémon anime and the place he leaves to become a Pokémon Master. The cap is completely white which represents the description of Pallet Town as featured in the series. In Japan, the town noticeboard of Pallet Town describes it as “the colour of pure-white beginnings.”
There’s no question you’ll be popular with the other kids when you’re out in town wearing your Pokémon cap!