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2nd Snap

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—01. Spread from Snap edition; featuring 'Outdoor style'.

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While Free & Easy still is probably the most famous of the Japanese fashion magazines in our little world, 2nd has quickly become one of our favorites. The content is often a bit more focused and sometimes a little nicer put together, but it is their special edition books like the Red Wing version and now the 'Snap' edition that I really like. The latest special magazine features street style shots from all over Japan. Showing shop keepers, random people on the street and a couple designers, it definitely is a great way to see some interesting outfits. Whether inspiration for getting dressed or finding a specific garment, its definitely a great issue to have around.

Available at Inventory Stockroom

Reader Comments (13)

Another fantastic papers that I picked up. Want to know what the shop assistants at key Tokyo shops were wearing? From Beams, Nano Universe, Ships and United Arrows this edition covers them all. Highly Recommended.

Not too sure if Inventory stocks Men's Fudge. That's another good one to keep an eye on.
January 5, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterArthit
got a few in a superdenim too this side of the water
January 5, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterLewis
haha men's fudge
January 5, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterhi mom
Yep Men's Fudge. So typical Japanese, and that's t he name of the magazine.
January 5, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterArthit
Does anyone know where I could buy magazines like 2nd, Huge, Honeyee, and Free & Easy in New York?
January 6, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterMads
Is there a Kinokuniya Bookstop in New York? If they don't stock the mags, surely they can order them for you.
January 6, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterArthit
There are a bunch of big news stand-style stores in Midtown that get all of them.
January 6, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterhi mom
in NYC Japanese book store at 6th AVE and 40th ST have all of these mags. I buy them often! Don't forget BRUTUS and BRUTUS CASA!
January 7, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterphilipr
I don't understand this down vest trend.
January 7, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterBr
@ hi mom

Could you be more specific - only going there for a few days, so I don't have time to go around.

Thanks
January 7, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterMads
Kinokunya
1073 Avenue of the Americas (Bet 40th & 41st St)
New York, NY 10018

You will find what you are looking for and more.
January 7, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterMr. L
"I don't understand this down vest trend."

It's simple, warm, practical, and references the style of classic mountaineering (Japanese like their mountains).
January 7, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterJorden
All of the people pictured seem to have the look of a toddler after he's done something clever.
January 8, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterBrian Braddock

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