few denim brands have an aura of cool about them as fdmtl [pron.: fundamental] has, and it obviously has got a lot to do with the look and quality of its products. although based in tokyo, the company manufactures most of its garments and other products in japan's denim capital of okayama. superb washings and distressed denim are paired with a keen eye for detail, resulting in coveted garments that any denimhead would proudly wear. following late late last year's announcement of a collab with vans, a dedicated pop-up store opens at dover street market ginza today. the temporary retail installation not only presents denim-infused versions of vans' iconic slip-on and era models, but also a matching and concise range of exclusive items. these trophies comprise of a classic henry miller chair, a tote bag, and last but not least, a teddy bear, all masterfully crafted from japanese denim and in collab with jam home made. location: dover street market, 6-9-5 ginza, second floor [ginza].