NEXUSVII(R) founder and designer Tomohiro Konno is the latest name to answer a few of my questions as part of our ‘5 Mins With…’ series. With the label set to make a huge impression with there forthcoming collection that coincides with there 10th anniversary, there is more than enough evidence of Konno’s talent.
SLAMXHYPE / What’s your favourite thing about where you live?
TOMOHIRO KONNO / Very convenient location where I can run some errands with many shops and offices around.
SLAMXHYPE / Your favourite store in your city?
TOMOHIRO KONNO / Vintage stores such as Ber Ber Jin
SLAMXHYPE / What are three items you don’t leave home without?
TOMOHIRO KONNO / Cell, Bandana, and wallet
SLAMXHYPE / What’s your favourite holiday location?
TOMOHIRO KONNO / Nothing particular, maybe my hometown Chiba
SLAMXHYPE / One place you really desire to visit?
TOMOHIRO KONNO / Have too many in my mind and can’t pick one.
SLAMXHYPE / What are the worst trends around today?
TOMOHIRO KONNO / Very loud and flashy loose fashion, especially on guys.
SLAMXHYPE / What’s the best thing to come out in 2011 to date?
TOMOHIRO KONNO / NEXUSVII Vintage Aloha series
SLAMXHYPE / What’s the must have item for you for FW2011?
TOMOHIRO KONNO / Functional clothes with high spec fabric such as GORE-TEX® and WINDSTOPPER®
SLAMXHYPE / What are you reading?
TOMOHIRO KONNO / Nothing
SLAMXHYPE / What are you listening to?
TOMOHIRO KONNO / Diggin series by DJ MURO
SLAMXHYPE / What’s the best film you have seen in the last year?
TOMOHIRO KONNO / I haven’t had much chance to check out story base movies but I’ve been watching DVDs by Kenneth Anger and Jack Smith
SLAMXHYPE / Your favourite website?
TOMOHIRO KONNO / eBay lol
SLAMXHYPE / What influences you on a daily basis?
TOMOHIRO KONNO / Vintage clothes and antiques
SLAMXHYPE / What will you do after this interview?
TOMOHIRO KONNO / Get back to work