Sep 07 2006: Lilith showcased its lovely new collection for the Japan Fashion Week in Tokyo last night to a dangerously packed crowd inside Tokyo International Forum. A slightly bohemian feel with some overtly French touches won this brand some new admirers.
Sep 06 2006: Tokyo Collection veteran Hiroko Ito displayed Hisui’s Spring/Summer 2007 collection in Harajuku tonight. A light and refreshing show – it combined casual wear with more elegant items.
Sep 06 2006: DRESSCAMP unveiled its latest offerings in a much anticipated show in the Tokyo International Forum
Sep 05 2006: With a beautifully cute and original mise-en-scene, Eri Utsugi’s Mercibeaucoup label gave a lesson in what fashion should be about
Sep 05 2006: Tamae Hirokawa’s Somarta label debuted at the Tokyo collections today. In a visually dazzling show she obviously wanted to make her debut with a bang. Layers and textures and intricate styling were on display and her time spent with the Issey Miyake team has clearly paid off.
Sep 05 2006: I like theatre. What I really like is when theatre and fashion mix to create a spectacle of fun and flair. Theatre Products’ Spring/Summer 2007 Collection sizzled the Tokyo audience on top of the super-cool Issetan department store in Shinjuku.
Sep 05 2006: In an intimate Harajuku venue Objetstandard released its latest collection for 2007. In a mixed show Objetstandard creator Takeshi Mori displayed sleek and elegant images for the modern woman. Cool silhouettes, icy white suits, loose summer pants and crop cardigans were pleasing but nothing particularly special.
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 3 comments
Last year, Israel’s famous Tikotin Museum of Japanese Art exhibited over 100 of JAPANESE STREETS photographs 4 comments