2/6/15 at 3:59am
Posts by curzon
2/5/15 at 11:52pm
2/3/15 at 10:50am
There is another Japanese tannery that does cordovan: "In 1946, TERAKOSHI INDUSTRY, established ARC LEATHER JAPAN CO., LTD. as a specialized horse leather tannery in Himeji, Hyogo where is the birth place of leather industry." http://www.b-mall.ne.jp/CompanyDetail-JQbqCQdvFQgs.aspx Horse-Butt (馬尻: Umajiri). Umajiri is also a surname in Japan.
1/31/15 at 10:28am
Blooody hell... you're in Osaka!!! Where you in September when I posted this http://www.styleforum.net/t/399789/japan-shopping-october-2014-help#post_7397646 :PI learned about PT01 and GTA about 3-4 years ago. I was shopping for Incotex and found the other brands hanging beside them. Even posted about them here back then.They're both Italian companies.
1/31/15 at 10:25am
You're welcome. If you haven't read this thread http://www.styleforum.net/t/182975/tokyo-tips you may want to do so. Based on your username I'll guess you're Korean. and if you are in Korea you ought to check of the Paju Premium Outlet, specifically the Lansmere and Boon The Shop outlet shops. PT01 at approx. 200,000 won (U$200). Plenty of size 46 and 48 trousers. Lansmere also has a lot of Incotex pants. Another good outlet to check out there is Beaker. BTW, you can...
1/29/15 at 8:37pm
Rakuten, which is an online site. GTA - http://item.rakuten.co.jp/z-craft/c/0000010665/ and scroll down. PT01 - http://www.rakuten.ne.jp/gold/viajero1984/category/pt01.htm, http://item.rakuten.co.jp/ikinakikonashi/c/0000000578/l Also check out Germano pants, http://www.confitex.com/?page_id=279, http://item.rakuten.co.jp/ikinakikonashi/c/0000000570/ And Siviglia, http://siviglia.com/collezioni/collezione-uomo-2014-2015/ ,...
10/4/14 at 8:36pm
Okay, so no bread crumbs for me to follow so I'll leave a trail. I had 5 free hours in Osaka and learnt about Shinsaibashi, a district of high-end retail shops. Having only the address of the Beams store I exited the subway at Shinsaibashi station and found an English speaking subway employee who provided me a neighbourhood map and pointed me in the right direction. On my walk to Shinsaibashi I visited the the shops of JM Weston, Berluti, and Regal (a well-known Japanese...
9/25/14 at 5:46am
Thanks for the reply. All the places you've mentioned are in Tokyo, are they not? I'll be in Osaka and Kyoto. I appreciate you letting me know 4 hours won't be enough. You think 4 hours and 20 minutes might make it feasible? (I'm there from 4 October to 7 October, which is 4 days.)
9/24/14 at 4:06pm