Danner leather deck shoes from Japan
Shopping From Japan

Shopping from Japan: Danner Low Tops

Here’s a gorgeous pair of Danner “Deck Shoes” that I spotted on a Japanese auction site. These are from the Danner’s Stumptown collection which is only available in Japan. Browsing the Danner Japan web shop, I’m struck by how many of the trad Danner styles come in a low top model. I’ll add a few …

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B-shop illustration
Shopping From Japan

Flashback: Fall B-Shopping Dreams

Browsing the B-Shop for fall inspirations. Every page refresh brings different combinations of web shop models sporting my favorite Japan-only brand offerings: Barbour, Danton, Brady, Tricoteur. For those who have not visited B-Shop in person, here’s a quick preview:

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Shopping From Japan

Snap scroll: @junkystyle_

Counter programming against Black Friday, I like to rapid scroll through the web shops of the Japanese apparel accounts I follow on Instagram. I know the lag delay of Google translating product descriptions and sizing charts will put the brakes on impulse buying one more chore coat that I don’t need. Instead, I grab screen …

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Photo of woman wearing a Barbour x Beams Boy jacket
Shopping From Japan

For the archives: Barbour x Beams Boy

Since 2018, Barbour has been collaborating with Japanese label Beams Boy (dedicated to producing clothing for women women who “love the strength and function found in men’s fashion”) on a capsule collection of waxed and quilt jackets. Here are few of the pieces pulled from Japanese web pages that you won’t be seeing at your …

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