Etnies Launches Toshikazu Nozaka Collab With Japan Retailer Beams


April 30, 2013 (Lake Forest, CA) - This month etnies launched its footwear and apparel collaboration with pro skateboarder and Japanese tattoo artist, Toshikazu Nozaka, at esteemed retailer Beams' Harajuku store in Japan. The collaboration kick-off art show debuted Nozaka's etnies collection at this Beams store, marking the first time etnies has had a merchandised collection available with Beams. During the art show, fans and shoppers were invited to meet Nozaka and etnies pro skateboarders Toru Yoshida and TANI, view Nozaka's original artwork and get the first chance to see and purchase the etnies x Nozaka collection.

Toshikazu Nozaka for etnies

Beams in Harajuku hosted the etnies x Nozaka collaboration launch with the apparel and footwear collection and Nozaka's original artwork on display

The limited edition etnies x Nozaka collection for spring 2013 fuses his traditional Japanese art with skateboarding and punk-inspired design to customize some favorite etnies shoe and apparel styles. The collection is available now at Beams, and retailers around the world.

etnies introduced Toshikazu Nozaka and his new collection through this video that captures Nozaka's clean, smooth lines exhibited in both his art and his skateboarding. The video and entire etnies x Nozaka collection can be viewed here: