On April 20th, 2007, the long awaited KIKS TYO HEAD SHOP will open in Shibuya, Japan. The same day will also see the launch of “html” – a world standard street select shop in Ikebukuro, Japan – owned and curated by KIKS TYO’s own hobby: tech.
KIKS TYO’s Shibuya HEAD SHOP will serve as the brand’s flagship store and will act as a retail anchor for over 40 domestic Japanese stockists of the KIKS TYO brand. In addtion to offering KIKS TYO apparel, accessories and collaborative items, the HEAD SHOP will serve as ground zero for CASIO G-SHOCK’s 25th anniversary within Japan’s boutique landscape as G-SHOCK’s official 25th anniversary retail partner.
Across town in Ikebukuro, KIKS TYO’s hobby:tech will unveil his world standard select shop “html.” Hobby will curate the shop in a similar fashion to his popular Street Jack column, “Hobby:TechEx – Street Express” – selecting leading domestic street wear, sneakers, and collaborative items from G-SHOCK to appear alongside the shops in-house “html” brand.
To commemorate the openings, special G-SHOCK 25th anniversary models will be available, as will special opening t-shirts from both the KIKS TYO HEADSHOP and html.