It’s no secret I’m a fan of Jun Takahashi’s creations, be it under his Undercover label or the unmatched technical-wear from the Gyakusou collaboration with Nike. His unique approach merges aesthetic and functionality as few others, often tweaking otherwise ordinary garments. For Undercover’s latest lookbook, named “Season #1″, Takahashi tapped none other than Radiohead’s Thom Yorke to sport his pieces while cruising Japanese backgrounds.
”My style inspirations are David Bowie, David Sylvian, Ryuichi Sakamoto. Styles I like: bold colors with some architectural interest, high waists, sharp collars, New Wave androgyny, pattern mixing, glam with some malevolence, tweed, colorful fustiness.”
As the last figure disappeared into the darkest depth Brandishing his turban’s trail. A war cry resounded against the garden’s weathered walls. A most valiant brand of men, lay resurrected in spirit of a nation that readied itself to wreck its shackles; Readied itself for the glory, the upheaval for