[UPDATE] July 23, 2018 1:45 p.m. EST visvim officially announces Visvim Exposition, the brand’s first flagship retail location in Los Angeles. The new concept flagship store is the first of its kind worldwide and will reflect founder Hiroki Nakamura’s unique aesthetic.
Opening design elements include a vintage 1950’s Airstream trailer, World War II era military tent as well as several antique furniture pieces made by woodworker, architect, and furniture maker George Nakashima.
Visvim Exposition will open with the most complete assortment of ready-to-wear and accessories from the SS18 and PF18 visvim (men’s) and WMV (women’s) collections. In addition to these seasonal collections, the store also will carry a special concept collection under the brand name of F.I.L. Indigo Camping Trailer as well as a new collection exclusively for Los Angeles called Contrary Dept.
Contrary Dept. will encompass military garments, work wear, as well as outdoor gear, and these garments are produced with a specific purpose or function in mind whether it’s for battle or for specialized work.
Visvim Exposition marks the ninth store globally for the brand, with seven locations in Japan and two locations in the United States.
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After launching its first North American flagship in Santa Fe, New Mexico last year, followed by a short stint in New York with a pop-up, premier Japanese fashion imprint visvim is now opening another flagship store, this time heading to the sunny West Coast.
Located in Downtown Los Angeles, the forthcoming store will carry the brand’s seasonal collections, in addition to pieces from WMV, visvim’s sister line of womenswear, and the brand’s Indigo Camping Trailer (ICT).
The new store is slated to open on July 21, and will be highlighted with special releases like a camo camp cap, camo Musette bag, a Grease Monkey coat, khaki liner vest and matching jacket. In addition, visvim notes that more styles will be offered for the grand opening. You can view the full list of items here.
If you’re visiting or located near the area, head on over to the official address below.
visvim Los Angeles
304 S Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90013
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