Mar 12 2007: Hiroko Ito’s Hisui label has gathered many fans over the years. A regular at Japan Fashion Week in Tokyo, previously the Tokyo Collections, Hisui haｓ an image for beautifully crafted contemporary womenswear.
Mar 12 2007: If the organizers of Japan Fashion Week want to promote Tokyo as a creative fashion force it may want to exert a little more quality control. A woeful io yukomura“Ta collection was nothing short of an amateurish attempt at design
Mar 12 2007: Norio Surikabe presented a subtle and paired-down collection full of intricate detail straight from the costumier’s imagination.
Mar 08 2007: The press release made the crowd feel ready for an exciting and culturally sophisticated show, but sadly…
Sep 10 2006: With the prime slot on the last day of Japan Fashion Week in Tokyo, Ohya had a lot of expectations to meet
Sep 10 2006: Sunao Kuwahara surprised a Tokyo Collection audience on Friday with a dark and subdued show
Sep 07 2006: Strange name and strange collection. io yukomura“Ta released its latest line in Marunouchi this afternoon. Camouflage and more military motifs bludgeoned this show and left me feeling particularly fed-up.
Sep 07 2006: You think you have seen everything until you see a fashion show performed in the dark. Taishi Nobukuni’s collection for Spring/Summer 2007 was a truly puzzling event. An almost pitch black arena with blackened models wearing very dark colours made for extremely difficult viewing.
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