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.
Cotton Herringbone Monkey Pants featuring cargo pockets around the waist are updated with mesh over pockets in each pocket. A voluminous silhouette unique to military bread and a coarse mesh are GOOD match. The "MOUNTAIN AGE" inside the pocket, which is visible through the coarse mesh, is also a high point.