Buyers Select focuses on key buyers, who share their ten favourite pieces from Pitti Connect brands.
Known as a fashion oracle to those within the know, Hirofumi Kurino is the co-founder and creative advisor of the Japanese retail group United Arrows. Founded in 1989, the contemporary fashion label and high-end retailer consists of over 250 scaled-down department stores.
As a creative director who 'loves to use his imagination and work with his team’, Kurino has kept himself busy during COVID-19 by reading about sociology and psychology, alongside listening to his extensive collection of vintage records.
As one of the first retailers based in Tokyo to join the Ethical Fashion Initiative, we spoke to Kurino about his ten favorite pieces from Pitti brands.
Mohair camo crew neck, beautiful color mix, and simple but unique design.
Pale blue Wallabee boots. It is important to know that such a Classic company like Clarks and classic model like Wallabee can show their contemporary attitude. Actually, now Clarks is one of the best-selling shoes in United Arrows.