Occasionally—it actually rarely happens—someone’s occupation throws me off.
That happened with Rei.
I had never imagined to see a security guard wearing lolita fashion.
Of course, that was my mistake.
All the preconceptions we unknowingly carry!
Hair – (self) – JPY 0 |Headdress – Bodyline – N/A
Parasol – Baby, the stars shine bright – JPY 5,000 | Backpack – Baby, the stars shine bright – JPY 6,000
Necklace – (sister) – JPY 500
Dress – (self-made) – JPY 0 | Bag – Angelic Pretty – N/A
Backpack – Baby, the stars shine bright – JPY 6,000 | Socks – Bodyline – JPY 500 | Shoes – Bodyline – JPY 3,000
Inspired by the stunningly creative street fashion that exploded on the streets of Tokyo and Osaka in the late 1990’s, photo-journalist Kjeld Duits launched JAPANESE STREETS in 2002. This makes JS one of the first fashion blogs on the net, and the very first to cover Japanese street fashion.
Recent photos by Kjeld Duits:
The second part of this two part series focuses on the people at Design Festa 5 comments
The first part of this two part series focuses on the art at Design Festa 4 comments
Dorothy Vacance—one of Tokyo’s hidden gems—is offering really cute embroidered patches featuring traditional images of Japan 0 comments
One of Tokyo’s most important fashion and design exhibitions, rooms, took place again this week. JAPANESE STREETS picked a few favorites 2 comments
Last year, Israel’s famous Tikotin Museum of Japanese Art exhibited over 100 of JAPANESE STREETS photographs 4 comments