Designer Tomoaki Okaniwa thinks through his collection, and awards each piece distinctive touches, like intricate braiding down the back legs of jeans. Others had subtle Japanese accents, as in kimono-style jersey tops or tailored jackets or protective outerwear that fastened with the metal-hook closures usually found on tabi shoes.

Designer Tomoaki Okaniwa thinks through his collection, and awards each piece distinctive touches, like intricate braiding down the back legs of jeans. Others had subtle Japanese accents, as in kimono-style jersey tops or tailored jackets or protective outerwear that fastened with the metal-hook closures usually found on tabi shoes.

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