Tokyo is one of the fashion capitals of the world, famous for both its avant garde high fashion looks and home-grown indie talents. Modern streetwear has taken a lot of inspiration from the streets of Tokyo, and is the home of many of the world’s … [Read more...] about Five Amazing Women’s Streetwear Brands Fresh Off the Harajuku Streets
Who said that geeks couldn’t be fashionable? Otaku from around the world are usually seen more as fashion victims than fashion-forward, but the times are changing! In recent years several brands that combine the latest trends with anime fandom have … [Read more...] about Otaku Fashion – Top five brands to give your wardrobe an anime makeover!
What is Bearbrick? Bearbrick (stylized as BE@RBRICK) is a series of bear-shaped designer toys by Medicom Toy Inc and are most often sold in “blind box” assortments. The design is a variant of another popular line by Medicom, the Kubrick. Each figure … [Read more...] about Guide to Bearbrick: The origins, how to buy, where to buy and much more!
What is BAPE? A Bathing Ape, also known as BAPE, is one of Japan’s most iconic and established luxury streetwear brands. BAPE has its beginnings in 1993, where founder Nigo set up his first store in the trendy Ura-Harajuku neighborhood of Shibuya, … [Read more...] about BAPE store shopping guide: How to buy from BAPE store online and BAPE ZOZOTOWN
What is Zozotown? ZOZOTOWN is Japan’s leading online fashion retailer and the official retailer for over 6000 popular brands. Whether you are after international luxury brands, Harajuku fashion labels or Japanese streetwear, on ZOZOTOWN you are … [Read more...] about ZOZOTOWN Shopping Guide: How to buy from ZOZOTOWN
Note: Japanese subcultures can be considered vintage, since many of them are inspired by the past. They have distinguishing features from the 1960's all the way up to the 1990's. The American Art Culture plays a big part in Japanese subculture … [Read more...] about A Beginners Guide to Japanese Fashion Subcultures for Girls Part 2