The history of the brand started from 1993. Tetsu Nishiyama as known as TET established the brand named "40% AGAINST RIGHT." In 1996, the brand hit the ground running and changed its name to (W)TAPS. TET now is the creative director of "BLACK FLAG," the apparel shop in Aoyama, Tokyo. Many of the items are military based. (W)TAPS is also famous for the active collaboration with other brands such as SUPREME, STUSSY, VANS, and more. Especailly, the brand maintain close relations with A BATHING APE. They started the core line "URSUS BAPE" from the 2009 A/W season. The items TET wore became premium, and that show the popularity of (W)TAPS.
- FORTY PERCENTS AGAINST RIGHTS