mastermind JAPAN×Sanuki Urushi Sinra
Launched in 1997, mastermind JAPAN is a fashion company that focuses on "made in Japan", incorporating Japanese materials, traditional techniques, and the latest technology into real clothes for the world to see.
The brand began exhibiting at joint exhibitions in Paris in 2001, and presented collections in Paris from 2003 to 2011. In 2013 SS, the 15th anniversary of the brand's establishment, the collection activities were suspended, and from 2017, the brand has started two new lines, mastermind JAPAN and MASTERMIND WORLD, and started new collection activities. The brand is also involved in many collaborations with other brands such as Hublot, Globe Trotter, Adidas, and Mercedes-Benz.
Sanuki Urushi Sinra
Sanuki Urushi Sinra produces lacquerware using materials and techniques unique to Kagawa Prefecture based on the tradition of Sanuki lacquerware that has been handed down since the Edo period. It is designated as a national traditional craft. The five techniques of Kagawa lacquerware are kinma, zonsei, choushitsu, goto-nuri, and zokoku-nuri. The new lacquerware crafts propose a form of lacquerware that is suited to today's lifestyles.