Shipping to
United States
Mr Tatsuhiko Akashi

Fast Facts

  • Restaurant: Two Rooms
  • Hotel: The Mercer Hotel
  • Gadget: Vinyl Kaiju
  • Car: Porsche Speedster
  • City: Tokyo
  • Essential item: U-neck T-shirt
  • Underwear: John Galliano boxers
  • Style icon: Brian Jones

Biography

President and CEO of Medicom Toy Corporation, Mr Akashi is responsible for the iconic Be@rbrick - a collectible toy series that has attracted the creative input of contemporary artists and designers including Mr Karl Lagerfield, Mr H. R. Giger and Ms Vivienne Westwood. www.medicomtoy.co.jp

Mr Akashi's Recommendations

FAVOURITE RESTAURANT AND DISH

“Everything is delicious at Two Rooms.”

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VACATION CHOICE

“My room, with my cats.”

TOP CITY

“Tokyo.”

FAVOURITE HOTEL

The Mercer Hotel in SoHo, New York City. I like their casual and gentle hospitality.”

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TYPE OF BAG

“Goyard briefcase, and a Maison Martin Margiela tote.”

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FAVOURED BRAND

“Boris Bidjan Saberi. I like their elegant but bold cutting.”

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ESSENTIAL WARDROBE ITEM

“A U-neck T-shirt is essential.”

MOST BEAUTIFUL WOMAN

“Venus (the planet).”

STYLE ICON

“Brian Jones.”

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STYLE TIP

“A fusion of individuality and principle.”

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TAILOR

“Restir.”

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BEST SHIRT BRAND

“Carol Christian Poell - their cuts are just exquisite.”

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CUT OF TROUSERS

“Sarouel pants by Rick Owens .”

JEANS BRAND

Levi's Vintage Clothing 501.”

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UNDERWEAR CHOICE

“John Galliano boxers.”

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PREFERRED JACKET STYLE

“A tight fitting jacket with peaked lapel.”

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SHOE MAKER

“Mihara Yasuhiro. As soon as you put on their shoes, the pair becomes yours.”

DREAM CAR

“Porsche Speedster.”

WATCH BRAND

“My favourite brands are Chanel, Dior and Corum.”

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ESSENTIAL GADGET

“Vinyl Kaiju.”

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BEST BOOK

“The dictionary shows the whole of creation.”

FAVOURITE ALBUM

The Velvet Underground and Nico by The Velvet Underground is just perfect.”

Brands Favoured by Mr Akashi