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Leather Japan Punk Rocks New York Fashion Week

Leather Japan

Leather Japan rocked New York Fashion Week.

Literally.

On Wednesday, February 13th from 2:30pm to 3:30pm, Leather Japan held a presentation for the Fall/Winter 2013 season, showcasing eight emerging Japanese designers and their utilization of Japanese Leather.

In addition to models, the New Wave/Punk band Turtle Island performed during the presentation wearing the designers' eclectic pieces. Expertly crafted accessories were displayed on the perimeter of the stage in innovative installations unique to each brand. The following eight brands that were showcased at the presentation: genten / blackmeans / ED ROBERT JUDSON / e.m. / Hender Scheme / INI / KENJI AMADANA / SASQUATCHfabrix. 

Show Highlights:

genten is a featured brand that tries to be as eco-friendly as possibly, by using natural materials made by their artisans that take on character over time. 

blackmeans is a handcrafted leather label launched in 2008. Their unconventional methods of finishing in now largely responsible for Japanese craftmanship and the reputation of japanese fashion in the International marketplace.

EDROBERTJUDSON continues to search for original ideas from materials, to accessory objects, specifications and the work process. They strive to heighten the sensitivity of the garments, and make them as touchable, creative and unique as possible. 

e.m. group was esablished in 1996 under the concept of "creation for happiness". 

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Kimberly Fisher

Kimberly Fisher is a brand ambassador, lifestyle writer, media personality and Internet Entrepreneur. A luxury & travel expert, Kimberly has written for publications such as Haute Living, Huffington Post, JustLuxe, Ocean View Magazine, Sherman's Travel, Sunset Magazine, Travels.com and USAToday. She is a TV host with PopStyle TV, covering luxury events & lifestyle in New York City. You can always ...(Read More)

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