Belstaff is a brand that has close ties to traditional British motorcycle culture. Their iconic jacket is popular throughout the world, but the brand also carries a wide range of bags, shoes, and accessories. Today, on April 20, marks the grand opening of the Belstaff Ginza flagship store in Ginza Six. Looking ahead to the opening, a series of jackets and replica items actually worn by Hollywood stars in various movies and TV shows will be put on display at Daikanyama Tsutaya Books for a limited time only. Although it may not be well known, the brand has close ties with the movie industry, and their items are worn by Hollywood stars in various movies. Especially today, with the development of motorization, Belstaff’s garments have been utilized for some of the most iconic motorcycle scenes in movies over the past 30 years.
The Dodge Jacket worn by George Clooney in the movie, “Leatherheads”.
Among Belstaff’s archives, iconic jackets and replica items used in movies such as “The Aviator” and “Batman”, as well as items worn by Steve McQueen will be put on display.
The model pictured here is the Trialmaster jacket, which was actually worn by McQueen. This item is on exhibited together with still images of Mcqueen on the set of the film, “The Great Escape” to provide a dynamic display that will make you feel like you’re on the set. Experience seeing the iconic jacket that was actually worn by the legendary Steve McQueen up-close!
Furthermore, the short movie, “Falling Up”, featuring Belstaff brand ambassador Liv Tyler, will be played during the event. The movie, which was based on the life story of Amelia Earhart, the legendary American aviation pioneer, was produced by Belstaff Films.
Experience the excitement of the movie and enter the world of Belstaff!
Belstaff “Hollywood Legends”
Event Date: April 1 (Sat) to April 25 (Tue)
Location: Daikanyama Tsutaya Books
17-5 Sarugakucho Shibuya-ku Tokyo
As we mentioned above, the Belstaff Ginza Store, the brand’s first flagship store in Japan, will open on April 20 (Thu). The store will be located on the third floor of the recently opened Ginza Six and will carry their men’s and women’s lines for the first time ever in the Tokyo metropolitan area. The store will, of course, carry Belstaff’s most popular models, including the Roadmaster, as well as a wide range of boots and accessories. The store is sure to be a “can’t miss” location for anyone in Tokyo.
BELSTAFF Ginza Store New Opening!
Opening Date: April 20（Thu)
6-10 Ginza Chuou-ku Tokyo
Photo & Text by CLUTCH Magazine