UNITED ARROWS (Japan) x PROUD Furniture Collection

BEAUTY & YOUTH (Japan) 2015 Summer Lookbook

SHOES MASTER Vol. 23 (Japan)

Japanese footwear magazine SHOES MASTER is set to release its latest issue, Volume 23, which features the latest topics in sneakers for the 2015 spring/summer season. Inside you can expect to find news covering the latest in sneaker collaborations as well as catalogs of the likes of adidas, New Balance, Reebok, ASICS Tiger and PUMA.

What stood out in particular this past season were the Supreme x Nike collaboration, the adidas Ultra Boost Collective, and the Nike Air Max Zero prototype. Updates on some of the top sneaker shops are also provided, including mita sneakers, BEAMS and UNITED ARROWS. One story announces the upcoming opening of a brand new sneaker boutique at the Isetan Shinjuku Men’s Building in Tokyo. SHOES MASTER launched in spring 2014 and is released biannually at the end of March and the end of September, and it continues to establish itself as one of the world’s leading publications in footwear and sneaker culture.

Watch out for SHOES MASTER Vol. 23 to be released March 30 for approximately $6 USD.

STORE by NIGO® set to open in Harajuku’s Laforet

Coming soon from NIGO is the polymath’s latest retail endeavor. Simply dubbed STORE by NIGO, the brand new space is set to open by the end of April at Harajuku’s Laforet department store and follow’s NIGO’s latest work with the likes of UNITED ARROWS, adidas Originals, Tetsu Nishiyama, and UNIQLO.

For those interested, job openings for the new endeavor can be found over at honeyee.com.


NIGOLD by UNITED ARROWS (Japan) 2015 Spring/Summer Collection

NIGO joins forces with UNITED ARROWS once again for a continuation of the first collaborative offering that was released last year. The second season features an 80′s themed range of garments comprised of Eizin Suzuki illustrated pieces, denim infused jacket and pants, in addition to a more traditional pinstripe suit and a checkered shirt.

With prices ranging from ¥16,000 JPY (approximately $132 USD) to ¥85,000 JPY (approximately $701 USD), 2015 Spring/Summer NIGOLD® by UNITED ARROWS collection will be available for purchase exclusively at UNITED ARROWS locations starting March 18.