SENSE: ripvanwinkle Fall/Winter 2011


ripvanwinkle is yet another Japanese label that i’ve been tracking over the past couple years. A bit more dress than streetwear, they also produce a bunch of excellent basics pieces, most notably sweats. And while their own f/w presentation isn’t really my thing aesthetically, the always-excellent SENSE just did this editorial shoot for their Oct 2011 edition, showcasing the line how I would have. Peep the seasonal catalog here, and more editorial shots after the jump.

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Tom Ford Spring 2010 for SENSE Magazine

SENSE Magazine has done another stellar editorial featuring Tom Ford, this time highlighting his spring 2010 collection, styled by Tomoki Sukezane and photographed by Junji Hata. The publication always impresses with their styling, and Ford’s spring offerings are typically outrageous, in that ‘so luxurious I’d need to climb about 5 tax brackets to wear/afford them’ kind of way…. keep reading for more.

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Tom Ford for SENSE Magazine

As I’ve previously raved about, Tom Ford absolutely killed it for fall 09. The designer’s work is the watermark for American luxury, and sets the example for how to dress if one’s income is in the 7 figures… This editorial for Japan’s SENSE Magazine showcases some solid current seasonal attire styled to perfection for the office, the holiday party, or for a quick jaunt to Monaco. Ford is one of the few high-end designers who blows me away on a consistent basis, so to see his pieces put together in such a tight editorial is quite the pleasure. Keep reading for more, and thanks to SwipeLife for the tip.

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A Closer Look: Visvim Fall/Winter 2009

Visvim has become one of the most regarded and sought-after fashion labels to emerge from Japan in the last decade. The line has gained quite a following and a lot success since it’s inception back in 2000. Japanese magazine SENSE has done this full feature on the Visvim Fall/Winter 2009 collection, as well as a small interview with Hiroki Nakamura, the founder and head designer of the brand. I have followed the line for a few years now, usually liking their footwear but this collection is one that I really enjoy, particularly the leather rider-style Strabler jacket and the Skagway Hi Elston sneaker in the cognac brown color. The styles are classic and the fits are modern, using only the finest materials and construction methods, this collection shows why Visvim is a leader in this market. Keep reading for the full feature…

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