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Friday September 7, 2012

Arika nico

harajuku, tokyo
SUMMER 2012,
Kjeld Duits


Jacket – FLOJO
T-Shirt – SPANK!
Bustier – A-DEVIL
Tights – N/A
Shoes – Converse

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Ariko nico has started her own label, Love a Lot.


Hair – JANIE☆JONES KoenjiJPY 15,000


Hair – JANIE☆JONES KoenjiJPY 15,000 | Earrings – N/A – JPY 2,000


Jacket – FLOJO – N/A | T-Shirt – SPANK! – JPY 3,000 | Bustier – A-DEVILJPY 3,000


Button – Love a Lot – N/A


Shorts – SUPER LOVERSJPY 7,000


Tights – N/A – JPY 4,000 | Shoes – Converse – JPY 19,000

Ariko nico’s personal blog

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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.

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Comment (日本語もOK)

Her make up seems a little bit daruma inspired. She looks like a cute and crazy techno daruma doll. Is it just me or having all these japanese people you showing us on this blog awesome manicured hands? They have always this hyper cute nailpolish or/and very, very neat hands.

Sep 8, 2012 (1122 days ago)

@nora: Most women in Japan pay a lot of attention to both their skin and their nails. Manicure salons are everywhere. The climate also helps, it is very humid in Japan. After living in Japan for 30 years, my skin looks like 20 years younger than my elder brother’s, while he is only four years older…

Kjeld Duits (photographer)
Sep 10, 2012 (1120 days ago)

colorful candy girl! the very high sinkers are to high!

כפפות עם שרוול
Sep 10, 2012 (1119 days ago)

She must be a strong and persistant woman, considering how she got her own brand! Strong women is love<3 I also just love her eyebrows and eyemakeup=) “Love a lot” ftw!

Lord Stardust
Sep 11, 2012 (1119 days ago)

@Lord Stardust: Yes, I think Arika nico is very strong. Although, I’m sure she will disagree. ^_-

Kjeld Duits (photographer)
Sep 11, 2012 (1119 days ago)

Good remark from Nora about Arika’s make up. It’s true, it could remind a bit of Daruma. Or, at least certainly an Asian feeling about it ; there is something reminding me of Traditional Okinawa (I have a picture of a woman in front of a restaurant from Okinawa, in traditional wear, and Arika’s make up makes me think of it).

As for Japanese girls and their skin, it is incredible how it is flawless. You are right Kjeld, the humid climate might have a special effect on skin; mine changed also. I think that eating less greasy food, less salt and less sugar, eating natto, and drinking green tea benefit in the same way to skin and body. And they don’t expose themselves too much to the sun (well, except for the girls in the Shibuya Gyaru movement maybe).

Anyway, her candy colorful outfit gives her a tonic and powerful atmosphere!

Valerie Fujita
Sep 12, 2012 (1118 days ago)

@Valerie Fujita: “Anyway, her candy colorful outfit gives her a tonic and powerful atmosphere!” — Well said!

Kjeld Duits (photographer)
Sep 12, 2012 (1117 days ago)

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