May 17 2009: While shooting in Osaka’s trendy Minami-Horie district today, it started to rain. So I sought shelter in the nearest shop, a small men’s shoe shop run by Tokyo shoe brand whoop’-de-doo’. Their latest offerings are really cool, so I want to share them with you.
Apr 03 2009: Last Saturday and Sunday JAPANESE STREETS went shooting in Tokyo’s trendy Harajuku youth fashion district.
Mar 17 2009: JAPANESE STREETS asked internet fashion shop Capsule Tokyo to put together some suggestions for 2009 spring fashion for men. Capsule Tokyo came up with three cool styles: Onikei Street, Urban Punk and Smart Attitude.
Mar 11 2009: First showing up on TV about a year ago, Jeans Bikini-Pants made by Tokyo based fashion brand Sanna’s have been getting an increasing amount of attention in Japan. The Brazil made pants expose more than people are used to.
Jan 22 2009: Japanese mobile phones undoubtedly stand out in the crowd. But what makes them truly unique is the incredible heavy usage of straps. Each phone is actually designed with a hole specifically for straps.
Dec 02 2008: I remember how much fun it was to jump in puddles of rainwater with my shiny rain boots when I was a kid. That fun seemed to have somehow escaped when I grew up. Well, fun times are here again. Rain boots get trendy.
Dec 02 2008: Oversized sunglasses are big everywhere these days, and Japan is no exception.
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