Tuesday, August 25th, 2009

9:00 pm

Bally Men’s 2009 Winter Collection

Selectism - Bally Men's 2009 Winter Collection

Openers Japan provides looks at the Bally men’s Winter 2009 collection. The new season is based on soothing colors of grey, green, and black tones which are all work when layered together. Motorcross styled pants are mixed in with cardigans…

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Monday, April 20th, 2009

5:00 pm

Openers on the Style of Brioni

Selectism - Openers on the Style of Brioni

Openers Japan offers a great historical look at history of Brioni and their ready to wear men’s suits. The Openers story (use an online translator to read it – they help!) goes into the legacy of the firm including early…

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Monday, November 17th, 2008

5:32 pm

Openers | Margaret Howell Autumn/Winter 2008

Selectism - Margaret Howell Autumn/Winter 2008

Openers Japan continues their designer showcases with Margaret Howell’s collection for Autumn/Winter 2008. Ms. Howell harself pens a great essay on her “Design Philosophy.” “I consider myself as a designer who designs clothes as compared to the definition ‘Fashion Designer’.…

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Friday, November 7th, 2008

6:28 pm

Ray-Ban for Paris Miki AU Sunglasses

Selectism - Ray-Ban for Paris Miki AU Sunglasses

Openers reports in on Ray Ban’s collaboration with Japan’s Paris Miki AU line. Paris Miki grew out of Himeji, Japan in the 30′s to become of the the largest eyewear retailers globally. Paris Miki’s computerized system perfects each eyeglass for…

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Friday, September 19th, 2008

6:57 pm

Openers | History of Mackintosh

Openers | History of Mackintosh

Japanese lifestyle magazine, Openers, has an on-going four part series on the history of Mackintosh, the Scottish company famous for their rubberized raincoats.  Be forewarned: the articles are in Japanese but  a good online translator can alleviate that issue. Part…

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Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008

7:10 pm

Openers and more trees ECO VALUE WOOD 400% Bearbrick

Openers and more trees ECO VALUE WOOD 400% Bearbrick

Usually we do not go into the topic of designer toys, but here we make an exception, because its a good cause and because we love the final product. Japanese online magazine Openers joined forces with Japanese charity organization more…

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