Mountain Research’s output may be meticulously crafted and unfailingly chic, but designer Setsumasa Kobayashi isn’t necessarily connected to the worlds of traditional fashion or hype driven streetwear. As to be expected from a brand whose biannual collections are conceived of in a literal mountain retreat, practical functionality is always the foremost priority for Kobayashi and Mountain Research.
The nylon twill cap has a gloss unique to MA-1 and the rounded shape expressed by a 5-panel, and the proportion of the proportions of the short brim is interesting. In addition to the silver A patch, the embroidery of the square wreath also made of silver thread on the surface of the brim is gorgeous! ?