JAPAN / Tokyo: Limited edition, « TOGA-WERK No.25: ARCHIVES » by Theseus Chan
November 29 2017
"TOGA - WERK No.25: ARCHIVES" is the latest edition of the well-known publication by Theseus Chan that will focus on celebrating Japanese brand "TOGA" by designer Yasuko Furuta working together with the famous Singapore creative director, Theseus Chan his latest visual magazine issue titled, TOGA-WERK No. 25: "ARCHIVES will be issued on 2 December 2017.
Celebrating the 20th anniversary since TOGA’s establishment this exclusive print issue will publish only 800 copies. In this limited edition, TOGA’s work is captured by photographer Chikashi Suzuki, who has previously worked with Purple magazine, i-D magazine and Dazed & Confused.
In 1997, Yasuko Furuta established her first brand TOGA in Tokyo after graduating from Esmod Japan and Esmod Paris. She began presenting her collections in Paris in 2005, and nine years later presented her collections in London. The brand currently produces shoe lines, pre-collection lines, a menswear line alongside its main collections, including exclusive, once-off pieces that are sold at the brand stores. In collaboration with Singapore graphic design creative, Theseus Chan is an important figure in his country and recognised globally for his self-published magazine “WERK”, Chan uses impressive graphic techniques to personalise each copy.
2 December 2017, Yasuko Furuta, Chikashi Suzuki and Theuses Chang will host the book signing at Bookmarc’s bookstore in Shibuya, Tokyo. 8 December 2017, a talk show will be held at the DAIKANYAMA TSUTAYA BOOKS in Tokyo.
Merchandise such as printed T-shirts with images extracted from the magazine and caps with logos will be available to purchase for a limited period at the three bookstores, Bookmarc’s, DAIKANYAMA TSUTAYA BOOKS and at GINZA TSUTAYA BOOKS.
4-26-14, Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
the book signing from 18:00 to 20:00 on 2nd December
■DAIKANYAMA TSUTAYA BOOKS
17-5, Sarugakucho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
a talk show at 19:30 on 8th December
■GINZA TSUTAYA BOOKS
GINZA SIX 6F, 6-10-1, Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo