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The 50 Greatest Japanese Brands of All Time

37. Haversack

Plenty of designers use the '50s and '60s as inspiration, but few can hark back to the '20s, '30s, and '40s without venturing into dreaded steampunk territory. Designer Koji Norihide is one of those rare guys who uses the past to create a whole new look that is equally fresh and familiar. His brand Haversack was launched in 1997 and quickly gained a cult fan base, and has slowly crept onto the radars of guys who pay attention to the brands coming out of Japan. Though the clothes definitely have a throwback military and old-school explorer aesthetic, uncomplicated fabrics and reliable cuts make these clothes as wearable as any sportswear brand. Haversack is definitely one of those brands you see old Italian and Japanese guys get streetstyled in and wonder how the fuck they pull it off.  Well, the more you know...

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