Japan Meets North America Equals Street-Savvy Gentleman

By: Thomas Wade-West - Published: Sep 5, 2013 • References: honeyee & hypebeast
Japanese-based company WTAPS has unveiled its Fall/Winter Collection 'LIFIST' for 2013. What makes this company especially interesting is that its creations are all inspired by American street wear and skater fashion, while staying true to their foundational roots in high-quality military-style gear. It is truly one of the only street wear companies to use American fashion pieces and rework them for their own unique (Japanese) look.

The 2013 LIFIST collection is mainly comprised of outerwear, including bubble vests, trench coats, desert boots and long sleeve shirts, but also features some options for layering, too. The fitting is re-appropriated for Japanese sizing but can be found at the WTAPS online store for any of those interested in rocking some Japan-only gear. Stats for Sophisticated Street Swag Trending: Older & Chilly
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