Founder of WTAPS Calls in Military Tactics for New Project

Publication Date:

Aug 25, 2017



Japanese streetwear staple WTAPS recently partnered with Herschel Supply Co. on a full line of travel goods. Like many brand partnerships, this one can be traced back to the personal relationships of the people behind the brands. In this case, it’s the streetwear OG Tetsu “TET” Nishiyama of WTAPS and Herschel’s design director Jon Warren. The two became friends a decade past, working together on brand collaborations at Jon’s previous position with Vans. With mutual trust already built, it wasn’t too much of a stretch for these friends to reconnect over a new project.

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