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Journal - August 18

Tokyo Slow
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Tokyo Slow

tokyobike puts form over function

Founded in 2002 in the quiet Tokyo suburb of Yanaka, tokyobike is a small, independent Japanese bicycle company. Based on the concept of ‘Tokyo Slow’ the bikes are designed to be light to ride with an emphasis on comfort over speed.

The initial goal of Tokyobike was to sell bikes ‘for the city’. At the time of inception by Ichiro Kanai, there were really only two types of bicycles in Japan - the mamachari (or ‘mother’s chariot’), a heavy shopping bicycle housewives rode during the day and then ‘borrowed’ by drunken salarymen after missing their last trains at night, or the very expensive bikes ridden by more serious cyclists.

Tokyobike embraced the thought riders would appreciate a simple, functional, classic object that allowed them to enjoy their surroundings as much as their commute, and also acknowledge that people in Tokyo used to have a slow life - one that is in contrast to the systems and efficiencies we find in our moder...

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Journal - July 26

MELBOURNE CONCEPT STORE
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MELBOURNE CONCEPT STORE

Now Open in Scott Alley Flinders Lane

Set over two levels, The Practical Man's first concept store showcases the best in stylish men's sportswear in Melbourne, Australia in the heart of the city's laneway shopping precinct.

The ground level of the Flinders Lane men's store features the best in contemporary sports fashion including French-Swedish sportswear label Ron Dorff, laid back necessities from The White Briefs, bags by Crafted Goods, training gear by Eysom and hand crafted Canadian sportswear by Reigning Champ.

 

Spalwart shoes from Sweden take pride-of-place along with a capsule of their outstanding new range of understated luxe sportswear. Shoes Like Pottery are right at home here as well with their collection of kiln-fired trainers equisitly crafted in Japan.

 

"Melbourne has some of the best menswear stores out there", says Brett Webster, one of the owners and the independent retail concept's principle buyer. "We deliberatley chose our Flinders Lane location as we w...

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