Shinsuke Takizawa is the creator of Neighborhood, founded in Tokyo in 1994. Several elements and cultures collide in Neighborhood. Military, biker spirit among others. Today, the Japanese label is considered has one of the most influential brands in the world of streetwear. We find Neighborhood through collaborations with big labels, such as Adidas, Bape, Vlone or Mastermind, making the fame of the brand. Each time, the essence of the universe is visible with the aim of create a common vision. Like the neighborhood residents vision, so different and so close in same time. The philosophy of the Japanese label is to reinterpret motorcycle and military elements by integrating them into unique and qualitative clothing.
For the new Spring/Summer 2021 season, the Japanese brand presents us a drop that is out of the ordinary, with a declination of a paisley pattern on several major pieces. The rest of the collection continues to amaze us with its elegance despite a street and urban side assumed, from the inspirations of the famous Tokyo designer Shinsuke Takizawa.
Shinsuke Takizawa, Neighborhood, And The Beginnings Of Japanese Streetwear.
The founder of Neighborhood has a special place in the brand, but also in Japanese streetwear in general. We go into detail about his origins in our blog post Shinsuke Takizawa, Neighborhood, And The Beginnings Of Japanese Streetwear. We detail his early influences, as well as the birth of the MAJOR FORCE record label, a cornerstone of the era. And finally we evoke the beginning of the brand and the opening of the shop in Harajuku.