Sep 16 2007: Somarta, the label begun by Issey Miyake protégé Tamae Hirokawa in 2006, has very quickly grown into an exciting and promising brand. Feted by foreign and domestic press alike the label’s latest offerings demonstrated what all the fuss is about.
Sep 16 2007: Quite simply, Daisuke Obana’s N.HOOLYWOOD brand is the best menswear label in Japan
Aug 07 2007: The Spring Summer collection of the Japan Fashion Week will be held in Tokyo from August 29 through September 5. JapaneseStreets will be there again to tell you about Japan’s latest fashion trends.
Jul 12 2007: Yuki ‘s engrained passion of Paris and all things Parisian was thick in the air as the models descended the catwalk in romantic, classically French cuts, which had the same sensibility as 80s Lacoix or Dior with boxy cropped jackets mixed with balloon skirts and wide collared swing coats, fur fringing and stoles and wide-leg pants.
Jul 11 2007: I did what I always do when I fear situations in Japan …I eat my words! Although small, the Creation Business Forum demonstrated a wealth of new and established mills and suppliers showing some very interesting and inspirational fabrics and treating techniques that had all my creative juices flowing!
Mar 27 2007: G.V.G.V. once again presents sophisticated fashion that can rival any designer brand from Paris or Milan
Mar 16 2007: Japan Fashion Week newcomers Tiny Dinosaur presented their Autumn/Winter 07/08 collection in the airy Tokia Building in Tokyo on Friday
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