The stuff Backlash does with printed leather always blows my mind.
“I prefer natural-born creators.”
Yohji Yamamoto, perhaps the world’s best-known Japanese designer, speaks about the struggles of the next generation of young fashion designers – including his daughter, Limi Feu.
Peace Now Inc Japan, operators of the brands Peace Now, Black Peace Now, Black Peace Now for Men and Gadget Grow announced that they have filed for bankruptcy protection, under the weight of about $4 million USD in debt. Their Japanese stores have begun closing immediately.
The following was posted on their US website:
As many of you have heard from various sources, Peace Now Inc Japan had filed for bankruptcy protection on May 6th 2013.
Peace Now USA operates independently from it’s Japanese parent company, and we will continue to operate until further notice. Please note, we will no longer accept special order requests, and we will unlikely to stock additional products from here forward.
If you are a fan of Peace Now and Black Peace Now, this is probably the last chance and the only source to collect a piece of this iconic brand, and a piece of gothic lolita history.
Thank you for your continual support throughout these years.
From all of us at Peace Now USA.
Kokuzawa of Mercury wearing Galaabend and Kazuyuki Kumagai Attachment.
(Fall 2013 item – will be in stock June)
re. porter is run by a friend of mine and this is a beautiful coat. Check it out.
Kiryuyrik Fall 2013. I wrote a review on Harajuju.net that you can read here.
You can find these for sale on Isetan.
Following up on my previous Japanese Anna Sui catalogs post, here’s the current jewelry collection.
I’m in love with the unicorn ring and the purple butterfly set! But my favourite probably are the awesome cat knuckles! What would you get if you could pick anything?