Nov 13 2009: The last collection of Hisui was all about inventive shapes, mixed textures and color. It was quite a shock to find that the brand turned pure for its latest collection.
Nov 13 2009: The Gut’s Dynamite Cabarets fashion show on October 23 was a disco, a drag ball and a fashion show in one. Keeping up with past traditions, Gut’s put on a show filled with drags, transvestites and a Madonna-impersonator all wearing tight, glittery underwear.
Nov 13 2009: The men-only brand IZREEL is known for its bold and daring men’s fashion and new prints. Inspired by the armor of Japanese samurai, the IZREEL S/S 2010 collection was called modern armor.
Nov 13 2009: matohu creates masterful creations for modern urban fashion lovers inspired by ancient kimonos
Nov 12 2009: For over 40 years, designer Yuki Torii has been a prominent name in the Japanese fashion industry. More due to her thoroughly elegant style than for being innovative.
Nov 12 2009: While some shows at the Japan Fashion Week were extremely Japan-related, with collections inspired by traditional Japanese crafts, Jazzkatze showed a very multi-cultural collection for its JFW debut. It went on a London wildlife safari.
Oct 31 2009: Design Festa, held it’s 30th volume at the Tokyo Big Site this past weekend. Tokyo Made jumped head first into the colorful mess.
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