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HAVEN Dialogue 09: THE STREET TAILOR – Hideki ‘Hue’ Kimura of Deluxe Clothing

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Hideki “Hue” Kimura, founder and designer of influential Japanese streetwear brand Deluxe, recently sat down with HAVEN Shop at the label’s headquarters in the latest episode of the store’s Dialogue series. In the resulting video, Hue speaks about how he first became emerged in the fashion scene of Tokyo and discusses his influences, from 1980s American pop culture and his experience with a variety of cultures during his stay in New York from 1999 – 2003. The designer further explains the origins of the name “Deluxe” and how his variety of influences lead to the creation of the tagline “Street Tailor” – a mixture between both street culture & high fashion.