Runway for Japan

Over 40 Japanese fashion designers and 100 models held a fashion show for Japan’s tsunami victims

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Runway for Japan, a charity show to collect funds for victims of the March 11 earthquake and tsunami, was held at Bunka Fashion College in Tokyo on Sunday May 15, 2011.

JAPANESE STREETS interviewed the originators of the project, fashion models Tatsuya Lacey, Katie Yamashita and Karl Asobu Ring.

In this exclusive interview fashion model Tatsuya Lacey explains how this special event came into being.

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See all the photos in the JAPANESE STREETS Photoblog:

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Kjeld Duits About the Author

Inspired by the stunningly creative street fashion that exploded on the streets of Tokyo and Osaka in the late 1990’s, photo-journalist Kjeld Duits launched JAPANESE STREETS in 2002. This makes JS one of the first fashion blogs on the net, and the very first to cover Japanese street fashion.

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Comment (日本語もOK)

Thank you for the interview. Great people!

May 19, 2011 (4777 days ago)

@gionbaby: Glad you like the interview! It felt good to do some fashion again after all the disaster coverage.

Kjeld Duits (author)
May 19, 2011 (4777 days ago)

This is such a great cause and I love the Asian style.

Oct 8, 2011 (4635 days ago)

I love the white dress !. It feels very light but so authentic to the asian style. LIKE!

May 11, 2012 (4419 days ago)

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