Ziploc® x BEAMS COUTURE Re-Release First Collaborative Collection at BEAMS Japan

21.February.2020 | FASHION

Most of the 12 items offered in the second collaboration between Ziploc and BEAMS’s upcycle and handmade concept label BEAMS COUTUREーwhich dropped on January 29, 2020ーhave already sold out.

 

Their first collaborative collection, which was sold in the US last spring, is being restocked in limited supplies and will be available at a pop-up shop inside the Shinjuku branch of the BEAMS Japan store on February 20, 2020 at 11:00 A.M.

Cap: ¥5,400 (Before Tax)

Tote Bag: ¥6,600 (Before Tax)

Backpack: ¥7,800 (Before Tax)

Sacocche: ¥1,080 (Before Tax)

The pop-up shop will run until March 4, 2020, where it will stock a range of Ziploc items with designs created by Japanese art director and graphic designer Yuni Yoshida.


As part of the collaboration, eleven original Instagram GIF stamps are available to users, with designs such as fruits flying out of Ziploc bags, a Ziploc vinyl umbrella opening and closing, and many more fun ones. Try searching for Ziploc and BEAMS.

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    Levi’s® and BEAMS are teaming up once again to release a new capsule wardrobe called the ‘HALF & HALF COLLECTION’ which is set to drop on May 21, 2020.

     

    Last year, Levi’s® and BEAMS collaborated on their first seasonal capsule collection―called “The Inside Out Collection”―which featured shirts, jeans, and jackets flipped inside out.

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    The pants also combine two models together: the 1937 501® and the 1993 501®, with an arcuate stitch back pocket. The T-shirt also fuses the corporate colours of both companies into one.

     

    Experience Denim like never before in Levi’s® and BEAMS new HALF & HALF COLLECTION.

  • Starbucks Reserve® Roastery Tokyo Releases Merchandise in Collaboration With BEAMS

    18.December.2019 | FASHION

    Starbucks Coffee Japan has collaborated with BEAMS Creative Lab (ビームス創造研究), which is led by Kazuyoshi Minamimagoe, Senior Creative Director at BEAMS, to release a collection of merchandise to celebrate the coming New Year. The items arrived at Starbucks Reserve® Roastery Tokyo on December 17.

    Since opening on February 28, 2019, Roastery Tokyo has collaborated with BEAMS Creative Lab on three separate occasions to release collections of merchandise themed on “Play,” “Travel,” and “Go out!” respectively. They have proven popular with both Japanese and foreign customers. For this fourth collaboration, the theme is “Lucky Charms.”

    The line-up of items range from classic Japanese New Year’s celebratory items like pochibukuro mini envelopes and a towel with a New Year’s greeting design on it to Roastery Tokyo-exclusive Kewpie dolls coloured copper and silver like the roasters in the coffee shop.

    Look over the past year and beckon the New Year with a cup of coffee at Starbucks and some festive goodies.

  • BEAMS JAPAN Unveils Clothing Line-Up For New Shibuya Store

    22.November.2019 | FASHION

    Following the opening of their Shinjuku branch back in 2016, BEAMS JAPAN has announced that it will open a second branch in Shibuya on December 5, 2019. It will be found inside the new Shibuya FUKURAS which is also set to open beside Shibuya Station to this December.

     

    The store is set to be the second hub for BEAMS “TEAM JAPAN,” a project which aims to build a community around the brand and promotes products made in Japan.

    In the run up to the grand opening, the store has unveiled select products that buyers can look forward to grabbing this winter.

    BEAMS JAPAN SHIBUYA x TOWER RECORDS T-Shirts (Hiroshi Nagai) – ¥6,600 Each (Tax Included)

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    BEAMS Shibuya has collaborated with Japanese illustrator Hiroshi Nagai to release various items featuring his designs, including t-shirts featuring Tower Records Shibuya, as well as souvenirs with other Shibuya motifs like Hachiko and Scramble Crossing. There is also a pair of limited-time MIZUNO x HIGHSNOBIETY x BEAMS sneakers to get your hands on.

    The store will make use of Japanese-style decor with wooden beams and pillars. There will be ceiling art from Japanese artist Kads MIIDA, as well as a classic hiyoke noren entryway curtain to the store, something which has been used since ancient times.

    Gold Adzuki Bar – ¥220 (Tax Included)

    BEAMS JAPAN prides itself on promoting local business and culture. For the Shibuya store’s opening, they have teamed up with Imuraya Confectionery so that customers can buy Gold Adzuki Bars, an ice cream bar that was created in Mie Prefecture and is considered “the nation’s ice cream.”

    Akafuku Mochi (Includes 8) – ¥760 (Tax Included) / Akafuku Mochi Single Pack (Includes 2) – ¥240 (Tax Included)

    And for the first three days of the store’s opening, it will offer a rare opportunity to buy akafuku mochi, a Japanese confection consisting of a pounded rice cake topped with red sweet bean paste.

    And to further promote Japanese fashion to the world, BEAMS JAPAN will simultaneously launch a new collection at both the Shibuya and Shinjuku branches.

    BEAMS Shibuya will also launch its second collaboration with the upcoming Japanese film Tora-san, Welcome Back and will also hand out copies of BEAMS EYE ON SHIBUYA which includes essential information written by the BEAMS staff about what’s great about Shibuya. Don’t miss out.

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  • BEAMS fennica to Release Gorgeous Collection in Collaboration With Ainu Crafts

    06.October.2019 | FASHION

    fennica is a fashion label associated with BEAMS that combines traditional Japanese handicraft with new and old designs collected from Northern Europe. The label has announced that it will collaborate with the Akan Tourism Association (法人阿寒観光協会まちづくり推進機構) non-profit organisation to release an all-new collection that incorporates traditional Ainu crafts.

    Terry Ellisーthe London-based director of fennicaーand Keiko Kitamura observed Ainu culture in the Lake Akan area in Kushiro, Hokkaido, and have used the creative beauty of young craftsmen and craftswomen who are in charge of next-generation Ainu culture. Overtime they have worked together with the artisans to create an original collection entitled “Ainu Crafts from Lake Akan: Tradition and Innovation” which will be sold on the fifth floor of the Shinjuku branch of BEAMS Japan in the fennica studio and B Gallery from October 12.

    The collection incorporates silver jewellery with Ainu patterns, wood-carved cutlery, hamper bags made with traditional materials, and many other lifestyle items familiar to Ainu culture. During the showcasing, there will be other exhibitions related to Ainu in the gallery, as well as talks, live performances, and more.

     

    A special webpage went live on October 1 talking about this collaboration.

    The collection’s director Terry Ellis commented: “When I was walking around Takiguchi’s store Ichigen No Mise, my attention focused on this cutlery. I felt the folklore in its simplicity. Though it’s an item to be used, the craftsmanship is incredible. You can’t just stop at one, you want to collect more and decorate with them.” *Translated from Japanese

     

    Keiko Kitamura, also a director for the collection, commented: “Akan is a rare kind of place, with mountains, rivers, lakes and forests. It has its own shapes and colours because of the light, colours and sounds which change intensely with time and soak into your body. And Ainu art is distinct from the traditional craftsmanship of other countries and regions because in almost all categories you can still produce it even today. There are [Ainu] people who are still continuing to make art for their family to this day. Their still being here is something valuable.”

     

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    Travel pouch for cables ¥4,000

    The only thing Roastery Tokyo can’t quench is its thirst for discovery. Come enjoy a moment to yourself away from the hustle and bustle of city life in the unique and creative atmosphere of the cafe. Before your holiday travels, make sure to browse the selection of travel items which are sure to get you in the mood for adventure!

     

  • Beams Japan to Hold Collaborative Event in the City of Beppu

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    The Shinjuku branch of Japanese clothing brand Beams is holding an event titled BEAMS EYE on BEPPU in collaboration with the city of Beppu in Oita Prefecture.

     

    A range of item are set to be sold including souvenirs co-developed by 10 different businesses as well as products from the Beppu New Standard project which started at the first run of this event held back in February.

    Products include beverages made using the source water of hot springs in Beppu and skin care items which were developed by two buyers of Beams Japan and other businesses after sessions of exchanging ideas and tests. New and improved versions of popular local cakes developed during the event’s firs run will also be sold in addition to a line-up of items made with the local region in mind.

     

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    adidas Japan is Japan’s official supplier for football uniforms. To promote the fashion culture of football wear, the company have teamed up with BEAMS to start the adidas Football for BEAMS project. Together, they will sell limited edition products, open pop-up shops and host events.

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    The collaborative uniforms will be sold at select BEAMS stores in white and black. For the design, the name ‘beams’ is written on the back, and on the left breast is an original crest.

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    Over at the BEAMS Harajuku pop-up shop they will also offer two limited edition colours―blue and orange―making a total of four colours for sale.

     

    Additionally, from June 14 to 28, another pop-up shop will open at BEAMS Harajuku which takes inspiration from football locker rooms.

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    To commemorate this project, a one-night-only football event will take place at the BEAMS Harajuku pop-up shop to bring excitement to football in Japan. Full details will be officially announced at a later date.

     

    Get involved with the adidas and BEAMS collaborative project for this year’s World Cup!

     

     

    ■Information

    BEAMS Harajuku Pop-Up Shop

    Address: 1F & 2F, 3-24-7 Jingumae, Shibuya, Tokyo

    Open: June 14, 2018-June 28, 2018

     

    BEAMS Harajuku Football Event

    Address: 1F & 2F, 3-24-7 Jingumae, Shibuya, Tokyo

    Date: June 19, 2018

     

    BEAMS Official Homepage

    http://www.beams.co.jp/

     

    Select BEAMS Casual Stores

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    Price: ¥7,800 (Pre-Tax)
    Colours: White / Black

     

    BEAMS Harajuku-only
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    Price: ¥7,800 (Pre-Tax)

    Colours: Blue / Orange

     

    Representing Japanese Soccer
    Home Replica Uniform
    Price: ¥8,990 (Pre-Tax)
    Sizes: XS~4XO
    Colours: Night Blue F13 / White

     

    Representing Japanese Soccer
    Home Replica Uniform
    Price: ¥8,990 (Pre-Tax)
    Sizes: XS~4XO
    Colours: Clear Grey / White

  • A collaborative daruma of “Shirakawa Daruma” × “BEMAS JAPAN” will be sold

    04.February.2018 | FASHION

    An established daruma (Japanese traditional doll which brings good luck) specialized store which has been running its business since the Edo Period called, “Shirakawa Daruma Sohonpo” and Fukushima Prefecture will sell their collaborative products (the second stage of the project called “Fukushima Mono Map which introduces Fukushima’s “things, events and people”) at BEAMS JAPAN (Shinjuku, Tokyo) which introduces many kinds of Japan’s cultural items.

     

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    This project was started because the buyers of BEAMS JAPAN read Fukushima’s information magazine “Fukushima Map” and visited Fukushima to understand the current situation of Fukushima.

     

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    The products will be sold at BEAMS JAPAN’s stores and their official online shop. They are also planning to distribute “Fukushima Map” (Japanese/English) inside the stores.

     

    Why not get your very own Japan-limited daruma.

     

    ■Information

    Released date: 2018,02,01 (Thurs)~

     

    BEAMS JAPAN 1F

    Address: 3-32-6, Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo

    Business hours: 11:00 to 20:00

    Fixed holidays: not decided

    TEL:03-5368-7300

     

    Official online shop:http://www.beams.co.jp

     

  • A cool “kendama (Japanese cup-and-ball game)” created by KENDAMA TOHOKU and KROM from Denmark was released.

    08.October.2017 | FASHION

    BEAMS started a project called KENDAMA TOHOKU which was created under the theme of “creating business and news continuously in the devastated areas of the Tohoku Earthquake and released a collaborative kendama with KROM (a kendama brand created by the professional kendama player in Denmark” called “KROM×BEAMS O.K. Kendama for KENDAMA TOHOKU.”

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    The theme which the creative director of BEAMS Magoshi Minami presented was “Okiagari Koboshi (small monk that does not fall).” Thorkild May, the founder and CCO of KROM designed the swinging face of the koboshi using the third smiley face that his creative team designed.

    The spirit of Okiagari Koboshi which regains one’s feet no matter how many times it falls over inspired the creative team so the words which represent the spirt of Okiari Koboshi is illustrated in the product.

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    The kendama is the latest high speck model of KROM and is made of hard maple wood. The ball of the kendama is lacquered with a special material. The tip of the kendama is thin and the plate of the kendama is big and has a hole so that the kendama is very easy to use.

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    The small Okiagari Koboshi that comes with kendama is an Aizu Hariko created by “Nozawa Mingei,” a folk-art maker. KROM’s design of the third smiley face which was also used in the kendama and it was depicted by the artisan Nozawa Mingei. The collaborative product with KENDAMA TOHOKU “Okiagari Koboshi” is very cute.

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    As a donation to the charity organization, Higashi Nihon Daishinsai Fukushima Kodomo Kifukin, $3 (US) (per kendama / from KROM) and 55 yen (per one Okiagari Koboshi / from Nozawa Mingei) will be given to the foundation.

     

    ■Information

    KROM X BEAMS O.K. Kendama for KENDAMA TOHOKU

    Price (Japan) : 6,480 yen (tax included)

    Set content: one kendama + one Okiagari Koboshi

    Colors: kendama / red / blue, Okiagari Koboshi red / mint / gold

    Available stores    
    ・Yahoo! Japan Fukko Department / KENDAMA TOHOKUshop
    https://store.shopping.yahoo.co.jp/kendamatohoku/
    ・BEAMS official online shop
    http://www.beams.co.jp/brand/003390/
    ・KROM Online Shop(the price of the product differs according to the shipping area)
    https://kromkendama.com/

     

  • “ASICS tiger” × “BEAMS” × “mita sneakers!” Dreamy collaborative items were released.

    24.September.2017 | FASHION

    A sports life style brand “ASICS tiger” will release collaborative items with one of the most famous select shop in Japan “BEAMS” and a sneaker shop which sells sneakers to the world from Ueno, Tokyo “mita sneakers!”

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    The collaborative items include shoes and apparel items (four items in total) and all of the items are created based on the motif of “velour sukajan” (Japanese jacket with lots of stitches).

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    A delicately colored pair of shoes “GEL-LYTE III” is made of navy-colored velour and has stitched illustrations of dragons and the letters “Japan” in an original font, on both heel parts.

     

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    With regards to their apparel items, they are selling a long-sleeve T-shirt with an original graphic of a dragon illustrated on both sleeves and a hoody and pants made of navy velour.

     

    Why don’t you enjoy the sporty autumn season with these rare triple collaborated items!?

     

    ■Information

    Triple collaboration SOUVENIR JACKET

    Release date: September 16th, 2017 (Sat.)

    Available stores: “ASICS TIGER Osaka Shinsaibashi” “ASICSTIGER Daikanyama Pop Up Store (Onitsuka Tiger Daikanyama Corner Space),” “ASICS Tiger Online Store,” “BEAMS JAPAN,” “mita sneakers.”

     

    ♦Shoes “GEL-LYTE III”

    Price: 17,000 yen (tax not included)

    Color: navy × navy × cream

    Size: 4.0 inch to 6.5 incn, 7.5 inch to 10.0 inch, 11.0 inch to 12.5 inch(size increase – every 0.5 inches), 14.0 inch

    ♦Apparel

    ・Hoody / navy / 15,800 yen (tax not included)

    ・Pants / navy / 14,800 yen (tax not included)

    ・Long sleeve T-shirt / navy, white / 6,500 yen (tax not included)

    Size: S, M, L  / Asics tiger original size

    Official website: asicstiger.com

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