Founded in 1989 by Osamu Shigematsu, United Arrows is a contemporary fashion label and high-end retailer based in Japan. With over 250 scaled-down department stores, UA sells brands from around the world in well thought out, boutique-like settings. The perfect balance of relaxed luxury, their enthusiastic sales advisors and calming decor create an inspiring retail experience.
UA co-founder and renowned fashion oracle Hirofumi Kurino is the creative director of the brand. Born in NY and raised in Tokyo, Kurino is a graduate of Tokyo's Wako University.
With a multitude of accolades from Business of Fashion, Vogue and LVMH to name a few, Kurino is a respected name in the world of Japanese fashion.
With an influential eye, the style icon shares his personal top 10 Pitti Connect items.
Pitti Connect Picks:
After COVID-19, many people work in their own private space but not in an official ‘office’. It leads to a more casual style. Ok, I can understand this situation, but that’s why I recommend wearing a tuxedo in a casual way. Clothing makes your spirit go high, and it is important to wear something excellent on you and step forward through any tough situation.