Human Made t-shirts go against the current flow of trends within fashion using a secret recipe that includes the right amount of craftsmanship and nostalgia.Human Made t-shirts are based on '50s and '60s Americana workwear pieces through the process of deconstruction and the analysis of vintage garments from Nigo’s personal archive. Human Made is what he describes as his attempt to selfishly create the clothes he felt like wearing.
As an obsessive collector, Nigo’s warehouse includes an astonishing archive of vintage clothing that serves as the starting point for the brand. Human Made t-shirts are part of the reinterpretation of pre-1960’s Americana clothing, specifically workwear. Human Made t-shirts have a more mature tone in comparison to those of his previous projects. The era represents lost technology and shines a light on the no longer existing machines capable of making the stitching and fabrics we love in old garments. Human Made t-shirts are all about the process, paying attention to detail, design, and construction. Quality is guaranteed as Human Made t-shirts are produced by artisans in the famous Osaka Warehouse. The products created under this philosophy includes utilitarian workwear Human Made t-shirts and more. Aimed at a smaller audience, Human Made t-shirts, take on a graphic approach channeling themes found in Nigo’s everyday life. The curry-up graphic found on many Human Made t-shirts, for example, is a reference to his boutique dinner in Tokyo under the same name. Other motifs that have become synonymous with Human Made t-shirts include the polar bear, duck, tiger, and trademark heart-logo. Human Made seems to be equally as good at collaborations, with names such as Adidas, Girls Don’t Cry, and KFC as just some on the brand's track record.
Nigo’s creative journey has inspired many, including Virgil Abloh, who paid homage to his legacy and Human Made by inviting him to collaborate on Louis Vuitton’s pre-fall 2020 collection titled: LV2. The collection channeled the mod-era dandy through Nigo’s lens and left hints to the different stages of his career throughout, including ice cream-melt details, and the slogan “Louis Made” in reference to the one appearing on many Human Made t-shirts. Human Made T-Shirts include fine prints on 100% cotton of the highest quality. Making Human Made t-shirts the most comfortable and durable possible. On the back of all Human Made t-shirts there is a small trademark logo such as the "STRM CWBY" slogan or the polar bear head. Human Made t-shirts are often collected by Japanese streetwear enthusiast, some of the most popular designs include the Dry Alls slogan, flying duck and tiger head.