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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 the Past

Time Capsule: Barbour x Margaret Howell

Browsing back through Japanese web shops for snaps of one of my favorite collaborations, Barbour x Margaret Howell for women (AW 18). Google translation of one of my favorite web shop reviews: “On that day when I wore Babour and went home with a big paper bag of Babour, I was showered with stares (excessive …

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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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Shopping From Japan

Shopping from Japan: Yarmo Dusters

Yarmo is one of those brands that maintains a dual identity, manufacturing earnest, industrial workwear for the UK while producing a more fashion friendly line for the japanese market (read this 2016 UK news story for more on the history of Yarmo’s Japanese collaborations). For my stay-at-home wardrobe, I’m thinking the Yarmo duster (sometimes referred …

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