Nanamica Explore Their Maritime Roots For AW1923 August 2019
Known for their technical take on contemporary menswear, Nanamica present a collection of all-purpose styles, titled 'Roots'.
Based in the peaceful Daikanyama area of Tokyo, Nanamica exhibit their affinity for the sea and all things maritime. With their name translating as "house of the seven seas", the Japanese label take the unruly and unpredictable nature of the ocean as the central inspiration for their distinctive brand of performance and practical apparel. Titled "Roots", the latest collection from Nanamica looks to the brand's original inspirations of the natural world for guidance, presenting a varied ensemble of garments designed to withstand the pressures of coastal, or city, life.
Founded in 2003 by Eiichiro Homma, the designer's intentions were to create highly functional apparel with a modern, minimalist aesthetic. Perfected for daily wear, Nanamica prides itself on cultivating an overarching aesthetic milieu in which practicality and style are given equal attention.
Offering a depth of styles for any weather condition, Nanamica showcase the extent of their interest in fabrics and functional garment design. Boasting an impressive range of outerwear, the Japanese brand detail long parkas, padded bombers and tartan check windbreakers. Combining a wide array of waterproof garments and warming mid-layers, this collection is undoubtedly prepped for dealing with colder climates. Subtly detailed with embroidered logos and printed branding, this low-key selection assuredly presents Nanamica's vision of practically-minded design.