More Than 500 Pieces

Last week the expo ‘The Future Is In The Past‘ kicked off at the Bunka Gakuen Costume Museum in Tokyo, Japan. The expo highlights more than 500 unique pieces of Japanese fashion designer and streetwear icon Nigo. The expo will run until the 13th of November.

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Collecting Over 35 Years Since His Childhood Period

Nigo is the founder and designer of the Human Made brand and also the artistic director of Kenzo. Since his childhood, Nigo is a fanatic collector of many items such as furniture, bags, records, design objects, wine, sneakers, books, and clothing. You name it and he’s collecting it.

This expo is his first large-scale exhibition that shows his most interesting stuff. Expect 1950s Japanese souvenir jackets, N-2 flight jackets, vintage Levi’s denim, many denim jackets, sweaters, rare Lee and Wrangler rodeo stuff, t-shirts, and so on.

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An Insight In Nigo’s Collection

To give you an idea of Nigo’s collection, watch this video from three years ago where Nigo is giving an exclusive insight into his collection.

Location Of The Expo

1F Shinjuku Bunka Quinto Building
3-22-7 Yoyogi, Shibuya-ku
Tokyo 151-8529
Japan

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Written by Wouter Munnichs
I'm the founder of Long John. Next to running this daily magazine, I'm working as a freelance denim specialist for the industry. Titled as 'Denim Influencer 2020' by Rivet 50. Celebrated my 10th anniversary with Long John in 2021.