Junya Watanabe and Visvim: American Style in Japan

Tuesday, June 01, 2010

The Japanese have a long-standing fascination with classic American fashion, or, as they call the style, ametora. But over the past couple of years that interest has grown into a full-blown obsession. Which means the coolest modern Americana isn't coming from New York or L.A. or anywhere in between—it's coming from Tokyo.

Vanson Leathers
Motorcycle jacket reworked into a two-tone, blazer-length varsity jacket with nylon-camo lining, knit cuffs, and a shawl collar.

Photograph by Nikolai
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