Shop Mastermind World for men
Tokyo-based label mastermind JAPAN was launched in 1997, by founder Masaaki Homma following his years spent working for avant-garde genius Yohji Yamamoto. Mastermind Japan being exclusively for Japan and Mastermind World for the rest of the world. Combining streetwear with luxury fabrics unseen in the fashion industry. Homma’s premium menswear styles capitalized on artisanal Japanese manufacturing and introduced bold visual themes, with high-profile collaborations. The famous skull and crossbones motif was not added until 2000, Masaaki Homma has said that he hand-drew over 1,000 version before settling on the one that defines the label today, ensuring global recognition. After fifteen years in the business, Homma chose to stop the label at the peak of its success. Back with mastermind WORLD, Homma creates a more functionally-minded perspective, with an urban existence in mind, the collection continues to provide their international audience with permutations of sought-after signature graphics. Distressed denim complements military jackets, while sweatshirts and bombers mesh a rock 'n’ roll aesthetic with essential streetwear styles.