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IndustryDepartment and clothing store
FoundedHarajuku district of Tokyo, Japan 1976
Key people
Yo Shitara, CEO Edit this on Wikidata

Beams is a Japanese clothing brand, established in 1976 in Harajuku district of Tokyo, whose chief executive officer (CEO) is Yo Shitara.[1] Besides stores in many places in Japan, they have branch offices in New York, Milan, London, and Paris.


A Beams store in Shinjuku

Beams department stores carry products such as interior goods, furniture, galleries, clothing, shoes, and accessories. Beams clothing department offers shoes, bags, accessories, men's and women's casual, as well as custom tailored pieces. Beams logo and artwork are seen as abstract and have a cartoonish look.[2]

In June, 2017 Beams has collaborated with McDonald's to manufacture a limited edition of Bigmac themed t-shirts, hats, iPhone 7 covers.


In May 2005, Beams expanded its business internationally. The next store they opened up was located in Hong Kong and began as a woman's clothing shop. In 2006, the company expanded again to a number of different location.[2] The most recent store has just been open in March 2015 in Bangkok.


  1. ^ "All clothing by Beams_plus". Mr. Porter. Retrieved 21 February 2013.
  2. ^ a b "Beams". Virtual Japan. Retrieved 21 February 2013.

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