— April 8, 2016 —
Hunter boots / japan / tokyo
On Friday 1st April, Hunter’s Creative Director, Alasdhair Willis, and CEO, Vincent Wauters, hosted a reception party to celebrate the opening of the brand’s new flagship store in Tokyo, Japan.
This is the brand’s second global flagship, following the opening of the first flagship in the brand’s 160 year history on London’s Regent Street in November 2014.
The 3100 square foot store, set over two floors, is located within the new Tokyu Plaza building in Ginza, Tokyo. The building and Hunter’s flagship opened to the public on Friday 1st April at 11am local time.
In attendance were Alasdhair Willis; Vincent Wauters; Soichiro Fujiwara; Loveli; Kozue Akimoto; Kana Oya; Elli-Rose; Melody Yoko; Ayana Miyamoto; Rene Takeshita; Teruma Aoyama; Taylor Suzuki; Joe (of Tokyo Dandy); Yuya Nara; I Don’t Like Mondays; Harry Sugiyama; Zoe; Emi Renata; Kelly; Sakimi Kanda; Nina Ito; Rei; Seina Shimabukuro; Daiki Ito; Seria Kawachi; Taiki; Noah; Natsuno Aoki; Mami Mochinaga; Yayoi Sato; Miyu Kogawa;
For entertainment, acclaimed Scottish bagpiper, Calum Adamson performed traditional music, reflecting both the heritage and the humour of the progressive British brand. Following on, DJ Yuru Nara was on the turntables for the remainder of the evening.
Fish & chips, finger sandwiches, potato & pea croquette, spinach pie, Scottish cream pastries, Empire biscuit, Gin and Fever Tree cocktails.