Kobayashi Setsumasa’s clothing line used to be known as General Research, and was one of our favourite brands for that matter. Known now as … Research, the dots refer to a space to be filled, by the theme developed by Setsumasa and friends for each collection. “When … Research have sold out of clothes, Setsumasa and associates simply disappear back up to their cabin in Mount Fuji.” where they develop their new theme, this season’s being Mountain Research. Read more at Wallpaper, it’s a strong philosophy, that could be a strong influence on new brands.



Thanks to Selectism for the heads up.