Interviews

Slub Talk: An Afternoon with Pure Blue Japan’s Kenichi Iwaya

I’ve just finished weaving my way through the lively, narrow streets of Tokyo’s Harajuku district, roller suitcase in one hand, umbrella in the other, tired and soaking wet in the warm summer rain. And yet I couldn’t be happier. After a 3-hour trip north from Osaka I’m on the doorstep, literally, of one of the …

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Samurai Boss

Chilling out with Toru Nogami, creator and CEO of Samurai Jeans. I recently took a drive down to Samurai Jeans headquarters in the Umeda area of Osaka to chat with Samurai Jeans founder, Toru Nogami. Nogami-san created Samurai Jeans in 1997 from very humble beginnings, and his jeans have become well-known around the world for …

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