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Sunday May 9, 2010


harajuku, tokyo
SPRING 2010, girls
Kjeld Duits


Style: Girly

Dress – Tsumori Chisato
Cardigan – Vivienne Westwood
Shoes – Vivienne Westwood

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Dress – Tsumori Chisato – (present) | Cardigan – Vivienne Westwood – JPY 20,000


Hair – Number406 (Harajuku) – JPY 15,000


Bag – Vivienne Westwood – (present)


Tights – N/A – JPY 750 | Shoes – Vivienne Westwood – JPY 20,000


Phone – AU – JPY 0


Necklace – Q-Pot – N/A


Bow – N/A – JPY N/A


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)

The dress is super cute and quirky!

May 9, 2010 (4483 days ago)


May 9, 2010 (4483 days ago)

Thanks, Mel and fonkychild. Quirky didn’t come to mind when I shot it, but I can see what you mean. I really like how Ai has repeated the mushroom theme in her dress with her necklace, and the color red with her ring. It’s this enormous attention to detail that I love about Japanese street fashion.

Kjeld Duits (photographer)
May 9, 2010 (4483 days ago)

i LOVE the mushrooms! and her hairstyle! really cool! plus that bow, she’s really cute!!!

May 9, 2010 (4483 days ago)

the girl is super cute and i adore her mushroom dress

May 10, 2010 (4482 days ago)

lovely dress! + her hair!
i think she owns a cat, when im looking on her bow..coz my black clothes look alike

and cool wrist-watch!

May 10, 2010 (4482 days ago)

I can’t tell if it’s the dress or just the picture that makes her seem extremely short…
However, she has a very cute outfit on.

May 10, 2010 (4482 days ago)

@ojisanbaka: Oops, I should have taken a close-up of the watch! I also have a cat, but his hairs are very straight. Perhaps she keeps the bow with her other clothes instead of separate or in a container?

@bubababy: I wondered about that, too, after I saw my photos. I use a very wide lens, so if I don’t go through my knees enough it quickly affects what people look like. That may have happened here. Let’s give Ai the benefit of the doubt!

Kjeld Duits (photographer)
May 10, 2010 (4482 days ago)

Once I bought a fashion magazine in Japan, which came with a Tsumori Chisato pouch. It was the first time I heard this name. It’s a very colourful pouch, but the colours are carefully selected (same with the above dress). I still have it and use it. ^^

I love her hair and kinoko necklace too!

I don’t like the Vivienne Westwood shoes though, they look so cheap. D: I don’t know why but I either love a VW creation to pieces or I think it looks awful. There’s nothing in between for me. The bag is cool but in my opinion it doesn’t fit her outfit at all. And if I’m not mistaken she’s also wearing a VW silver ring, right? :D I like that.

May 10, 2010 (4481 days ago)

@gionbaby: Like this mushroom dress, Chisato Tsumori creations are always very playful. And like you say, she is good with colors. I really her designs.

That and kinoko necklace is cool, eh!

I think you’re right about the ring. And I agree with you on the shoes. I like them, but they cheapen the dress and the rest of the outfit. The design of those shoes would have looked great with this look if they had been made of leather or another quality material, don’t you think?

Kjeld Duits (photographer)
May 10, 2010 (4481 days ago)

@Kjeld Duits: I totally agree with you on the shoes. That material was a wrong choice. It would look way better if it would be made of leather.

Oh, and I forgot to mention how much I love her make-up! It goes so well with her hair colour, skin tone and the clothes/accessories. (^^)

May 10, 2010 (4481 days ago)

@gionbaby: Great observation on the make-up. You always notice the details well!

Kjeld Duits (photographer)
May 10, 2010 (4481 days ago)

@Kjeld Duits: Thank you. People often say to me that I notice the details well. (^^;) Details are really important to me. That’s why I’m especially thankful for the close-ups on this website. (^^)

May 11, 2010 (4481 days ago)

@gionbaby: Yes, I noticed that, too. I am very glad that you appreciate the effort that we put into providing all the extra details (from close-ups to brand data and prices paid)!

Kjeld Duits (photographer)
May 11, 2010 (4481 days ago)

love the make up! ^ = ^

May 14, 2010 (4478 days ago)

@julie: Thanks for that comment, Julie. We shoot the close-ups of the faces for the hair and the make-up, so it’s wonderful to see that you pay attention to the make-up. v( ^ _ ^ )v

Kjeld Duits (photographer)
May 14, 2010 (4478 days ago)

yearh, theres inspiration in all the photos at japanese streets! i’ll try using it when i go shopping at copenhagen.

May 16, 2010 (4476 days ago)

Please, do, Julie!

Kjeld Duits (photographer)
May 16, 2010 (4476 days ago)

I really love your dress and your hair! And your tights are an awesome color!

Eilzabeth B
Jun 16, 2010 (4445 days ago)

I totally love her style! It’s so cool♥ Really pretty girl

Jul 30, 2010 (4401 days ago)

the vivienne westwood is fashion,my love

Sep 26, 2010 (4343 days ago)

loving the mushroom dress, and the little accessories that match!

Oct 14, 2010 (4324 days ago)

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