May 21, 2019
JAPANESE BESPOKE MENSWEAR: THOMAS MASON AND PERMANENT STYLE SYMPOSIUM IN TOKYO
Brithis inspired, with a worldwide reputation: Thomas Mason is the concrete example of elegance and quality in the world of shirting tradition and it is appreciated by the most famous shirtmakers around the world. It reinterprets its rich heritage in a modern and original way, transferring the British connotation into international rules of menswear style, which had and are still having a great success in the Asian markets.
On May 22nd Thomas Mason is in Tokyo, at the Quartz Gallery of Shibuya, together with Simon Crompton of Permanent Style for their new Symposium: Japanese bespoke menswear – Is Japan the new international centre for bespoke suits, shoes and shirts?
With the participation of international fashion and market experts such as Yosuke Kagami, head of bespoke of Isetan-Mitsukoshi, Yasuto Kamoshita, creative director of Camoshita, Kanae Hirasawa, journalist of Men’s Ex Online, Noriyuki Ueki, tailor of Sartoria Ciccio, Yohei Fukuda, shoemaker, Masanori Yamagami, shirtmaker of Strasburgo, and supported by the writer Yoshimi Hasegawa, Simon Crompton will analyze and discuss the recent growth of the Japanese bespoke menswear and the development of a well-defined style. Thanks also to the work of young craftsmen and niche brands, Japan is now becoming one of the most diverse, creative and stimulating markets, able to influence even the old continent with its mix of tradition and innovation.
Check out the photos of the event here.