• Going Backstage at UNDERCOVER's Kubrick-Inspired Fall/Winter 2018 Pitti Show

    3 monthes ago - By Hypebeast

    Jun Takahashi's UNDERCOVER has long been a cult favorite, something that's only been exercerbated by his reluctance to do press in any traditional manner. So it was clear that his joint show with TAKAHIROMIYASHITATheSoloist would be something completely different from what had been seen in recent seasons at Pitti .
    Last season saw J.W.Anderson and Off-White™ both stage extraordinarily grand shows, with the former staging his in a garden and the latter t eaming up with Jenny Holzer for a projection laden affair. In contrast, the joint show was spectacular only for its sheer...
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  • UNDERCOVER's Jun Takahashi Talks Ura-Hara Movement & Continuing to Make "Noise"

    UNDERCOVER's Jun Takahashi Talks Ura-Hara Movement & Continuing to Make "Noise"

    3 monthes ago - By Hypebeast

    UNDERCOVER just unveiled its Fall/Winter 2018 collection at Pitti Uomo 93 alongside TAKAHIROMIYASHITATheSoloist. Jun Takahashi 's 2001: A Space Odyssey -inspired range featured stills from the movie on garments as well as astronaut-esque silhouettes. Before the buzz of the recent show, however, Slam Jam Socialism caught up with one of the godfathers of streetwear to talk a little bit about his early days as a designer, his constant challenges and the future of UNDERCOVER.
    As part of the SJ's Japanism series, Vol. IV also explores Takahashi's time during the Ura-Hara movement - a pivotal...
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