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KAPITAL JEANS

The Japanese brand Kapital has a record of putting together unconventional collections from season to season. But even the most boundary-pushing brands bring us casual pieces that are comfortable to wear on a daily basis and yet have exceptional design and craftsmanship behind them.

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History

Kapital was founded in 1985 by Toshikiyo Hirata, a visionary Japanese fashion designer who was inspired by the cultural and sartorial heritage of his homeland. The brand name is derived from "Kojima," the town in Okayama Prefecture that is widely known as the "Denim Capital" of Japan.

Family business

In 2002, Toshikiyo Hirata's son, Kiro, joined his father to take the brand to new heights and bring a contemporary touch to its traditional designs. Kiro brought a fresh perspective and youthful creativity that perfectly complemented Toshikiyo's wealth of experience and knowledge of Japanese craftsmanship.

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