BLACK SIGN was created by Takanori Okamoto. A long-time collector of vintage clothes, motorcycles items and art objects, and the founder of the legendary MOM POP SHOP in Nagoya, Mr. Okamoto has created a deeply inspirational atmosphere around himself. BLACK SIGN is constantly driven by self-improvement and commitment to the ideal. Their garments producing atelier doesn’t have any large machines or conveyor belts – everything is produced manually by the skilled masters. The motto of the company – “TOP NOTCH GARMENTS WARRANTED", conveys the main direction of the company precisely: garments as a signature of the generation. Just as the outstanding individuals illuminated the history of the American culture from the Victorian era to WWII, the BLACK SIGN garments will illuminate and enhance the individuality of their owner today.