As our This is Harajuku Competition continues, we can announce today the first of the people the lucky winner will meet. Alongside your free flights to Tokyo, Accommodation, Spending Money, you’ll have the rare and exclusive chance to meet with W)Taps Tetsu Nishiyama a.k.a. TET and Neighborhood’s Shinsuke Takizawa. Without doubt two of the most influential and talented people in streetwear today, their brands have both successful created cult followings all over the world, and this is one of the most unique opportunities for any streetwear fan or up and coming designer to talk to them, find out more about their brands and say ‘Hi’ face to face.
Since 2003 SLAMXHYPE has brought you daily news on all that street culture, fashion and art is. Throughout this time and in the last year with our new print publication The New Order, we’ve brought a strong focus to the culture stemming from the Harajuku district of Tokyo. This is for good reason, we are big believers in the huge influencer this part of the culture has impressed upon the rest of the world over the past 20 years. Brands like Neighborhood, W)Taps, Visvim, Goodenough, amongst so many others, people like Hiroshi Fujiwara, Hiroki Nakamura, Tet, again amongst numerous others have become iconic figures of street culture today, influencing brands, trends and the culture as a whole all over the world.
Together with Ninja Assassin DVD we’re giving someone the chance to win a once in a lifetime opportunity to see and experience this much coveted scene in person, we’re flying the lucky winner to Tokyo, putting them up in a great hotel for 3 nights, spending 4 days showing them around and introducing them to the people, and sights which make Tokyo so special,.. we’ll give you spending money to make sure you don’t walk away empty handed and generally show you the insiders view of the worlds most influential district.