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120530-6540: Japanese street fashion in Shibuya, Tokyo (Innocent World)
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Sunday June 10, 2012

Yu

shibuya, tokyo
Lolita
SPRING 2012, girls
Kjeld Duits

STUDENT (FASHION), 20

Cardigan – N/A
Dress – Innocent World
Shoes – N/A

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Hair – (self) – JPY 0

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Cardigan – N/A – JPY 3,500 | Dress – Innocent World – JPY 18,000

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Bag – N/A – N/A

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Shoes – N/A – JPY 2,800

Kjeld Duits About the Photographer

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:

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Comment (日本語もOK)

I also own a similar IW dress and also wear it casual sometimes!

Leyla
Jun 10, 2012 (1870 days ago)

I love this look, it’s so cute. And Yu has a really cute face. I love the ‘Europe’ bag.

Larissa
Jun 10, 2012 (1870 days ago)

OH I really like this! And Yu has give me ideas now for my own closet. I kinda wanted to add Lolita like outfits to my wardrobe. But I live in NYC (and despite the magazine quotes, we’re not THAT fashion forward) so a full on Lolita “look” would never be exactly practical here, I just wanted cute—but not “juvenile” (I do have to work LOL!) This is PERFECT though, and just the type of something I can try without half of the Big Apple staring and pointing (or WORSE think I’m in a costume).

GnewMyst
Jun 10, 2012 (1870 days ago)

She’s a doll! So cute!

Maria
Jun 10, 2012 (1870 days ago)

@Leyla: I really like the IW creations, they look like they’re easy to combine with other items.
@Larissa & Maria: Yes, Yu’s super cute. Her short stature amplifies her cuteness a lot.
@GnewMyst: Cool. Keep us posted how it goes. ^_-

Kjeld Duits (photographer)
Jun 10, 2012 (1870 days ago)

I love this so much! It makes me happy to see cute lolita fashion with a more mainstream look! My 16-year-old daughter is always dressing up in all sorts of adorable lolita-inspired outfits that I think are so much fun and just cute cute cute, but it’s much easier to get away with that when you’re a young student. Yu’s look here gives me hope!

Lily
Jun 10, 2012 (1869 days ago)

@Lily: Please check out the Innocent World online shop. Maybe your daughter can find something she likes. Full disclosure: we have no relationship, financial or other, with IW whatsoever.

Kjeld Duits (photographer)
Jun 10, 2012 (1869 days ago)

I like her shoes, they have such a nice form (and cute ribbon)
@Lily: you seem to be quite a cool mother^^

Nyurah
Jun 10, 2012 (1869 days ago)

hmmm… lately I have a brutal internal dilema. More and more I learn that Japanese females look at you as a weirdo or a pervert if you say you like lolita fashion. Same about anime and otakus. I know how Otaku people are viewed in Japan, so don’t need to explain. Also, one particular Japanese friend of mine (female) explained that she understands that only small percentage of otaku are weirdos but she didn’t look very convincing. The point is, when I see a lolita fashion or watch cute anime video recently(normal one, like Touhou) i feel uncomfortable. It’s really uncomfortable. I’m kind of confused. Any help?

Martin
Jun 10, 2012 (1869 days ago)

This is absolutely my look <3 i love the bag and the shoes!

Äwe
Jun 11, 2012 (1869 days ago)

She looks too cute like a doll!

Kristi D. Jones
Jun 11, 2012 (1869 days ago)

@Nyurah: @Lily: you seem to be quite a cool mother^^ — I thought so, too!
@Äwe, Kristi D. Jones: Glad you like Yu’s look.

Kjeld Duits (photographer)
Jun 11, 2012 (1869 days ago)

@Martin: I don’t know what kind of Japanese people you meet, but perhaps they are all very conservative or very opinionated? The people around me have no trouble with lolita fashion at all. And the Japanese government is even trying to promote it abroad. Also, I think you should decide for yourself what matters to you: what you like, or what others like. If you let yourself being lead by what others think of you it is very difficult to be yourself, and to be truly happy. If some people can’t accept that, it’s their loss. Besides, why would you want to spend time with people who can’t accept you as you are? Or others as they are… Better to have positive, understanding and open-minded people around you.

Kjeld Duits (photographer)
Jun 11, 2012 (1869 days ago)

Thanks a lot for encouraging words, Kjeld Duits sama!

Martin
Jun 11, 2012 (1868 days ago)

@Martin: ^^

Kjeld Duits (photographer)
Jun 12, 2012 (1868 days ago)

Student fashion style is very nice. I love the ‘Europe’ bag. Thanks for posting.

jessbuurman
Jun 14, 2012 (1866 days ago)

CUTE. Enough said. Oh and an awesome bag and hairstyle! :-)

Dörrie Banana
Jun 30, 2012 (1850 days ago)

now THIS is cute _

Lala
Aug 27, 2012 (1792 days ago)

@Lala: Yes, Yu is very cute!

Kjeld Duits (photographer)
Aug 27, 2012 (1792 days ago)

Kirei, ne….

Carey
Dec 6, 2012 (1691 days ago)

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