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Niche is a young brand that has quickly been recognized in Japan for its thoughtful designs and unique set of design inspirations. Takumi Oomura founded the company in 2007 after a fifteen-year career at Nepenthes where he designed their “Purple Label” line.

After leaving Nepenthes, he traveled to South America for the first time; his visit to Argentina was an eye-opening experience. The visual diversity of the country, gaucho culture and tango music resonated with Oomura. In the traditional gaucho garments of the Pampas, colorful landscapes of Patagonia, and the small flower vendors punctuating nearly every block of Buenos Aires, he found a mix of elements that he wanted to translate to a collection. These flower vendors inspired the flower patterned shirts that are part of every Niche collection, with unusual details like buttons embedding real flowers from Buenos Aires.

Oomura continues to visit South America several times a year and still draws inspiration from local cultural elements, which he mixes with traditional military garments and fabrics, workwear details and Japanese fabrics to achieve a thoughtful balance of elements. The result is a group of clothes with a rich variety of textures and patterns, most of which are made in Japan, with some pieces especially made for Niche by producers in Latin America and the United States.

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  1. Open collar shirt jacket in black flower embroidered cotton muslin New
  2. Chamula handknit cowichan style zipped cardigan in multicolor striped Merino wool New
  3. Chamula handknit cowichan style zipped cardigan in pearl grey Fairisle Merino wool New
  4. Chamula handknit fisherman pullover in dark gold Merino wool New
  5. Chamula handknit fisherman pullover in ivory Merino wool New
  6. Chamula handknit fisherman turtleneck in pearl grey Merino wool New
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    Monitaly Chamula handknit fisherman hat in dark navy Merino wool

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    Monitaly Chamula handknit fisherman hat in pearl grey Merino wool

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    Monitaly Chamula handknit fisherman hat in ivory Merino wool

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  10. Chamula handknit fair isle sweater in ivory merino wool (restock) New
  11. Chamula handknit American flag sweater in ivory merino wool (restock) New
  12. Chamula handknit fisherman turtleneck in "factory olive" Merino wool (restock) New
  13. Chamula handknit fisherman turtleneck in dark navy Merino wool (restock) New
  14. Stephan Schneider "Collier's" coat in "Night" dark navy subtle gradient brushed wool

    Regular Price $885.00 Special Price $575.25 You Save 35%
  15. Stephan Schneider "Encyclopaedia" light-fill jacket in grey, brown, and charcoal striped wool/cotton

    Regular Price $725.00 Special Price $507.50 You Save 30%
  16. Stephan Schneider "Encyclopaedia" light-fill jacket in navy brushed cotton twill

    Regular Price $585.00 Special Price $409.50 You Save 30%
  17. Stephan Schneider "Atlas" zipped jacket in "Blocks" charcoal, grey, and navy fluffy wool

    Regular Price $735.00 Special Price $514.50 You Save 30%
  18. Stephan Schneider "Topic" mockneck in grey and cream ribbed knit wool/cotton

    Regular Price $295.00 Special Price $221.25 You Save 25%
  19. Stephan Schneider "Title" rollneck in "Ashes" grey and brown ribbed knit wool/cotton

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  20. Stephan Schneider "Title" rollneck in "Night" dark navy and blue ribbed knit wool/cotton

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  21. Stephan Schneider "Reference" raglan sleeve quarter-zip in "Night" navy blue wool and wool/nylon

    Regular Price $315.00 Special Price $236.25 You Save 25%
  22. Stephan Schneider "Volume" sweater in "Dove" dark turquoise, beige, and black mohair/wool

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  23. Stephan Schneider "Brockhaus" trousers in "Onyx" charcoal and brown wool birdseye flannel

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