Strut Your Stuff

Strut your stuff

The Yomiuri ShimbunModels walk during a fashion show for Yohei Ohno, the opening brand for the 2018 spring-summer Tokyo Fashion Week, which kicked off on Monday. Emerging designer Ohno, 30, presented brightly colored clothing made of such fabrics as mesh and metallics. A total of 55 brands are expected to present their collections through Saturday.

Yoshiki Makes Surprise Appearance At Vogue Fashion’s Night Out 2017

Yoshiki makes surprise appearance at Vogue Fashion’s Night Out 2017On September 9, 2017, YOSHIKI made a special guest appearance during the opening ceremonies of VOGUE FASHION'S NIGHT OUT 2017, sponsored by Condé Nast Japan. The surprise performance was kept secret until 1 hour before the event, when YOSHIKI made the announcement on his official Instagram.

Hawaiian Shirts Feature Ashikaga Meisen Patterns

Hawaiian shirts feature Ashikaga Meisen patterns

The Yomiuri ShimbunASHIKAGA, Tochigi — The Stylish Life nonprofit organization in Ashikaga, Tochigi Prefecture, is developing Hawaiian shirts featuring patterns of Ashikaga Meisen, a silk fabric produced in the city during the early Showa era (1926-1989).

The idea was inspired by the history of a Japanese migrant to Hawaii, home of the Hawaiian shirt, who reworked kimono into the famed Hawaiian garb.

Honda Goes Fashion Forward With Debut Display Of One-of-a-kind Minnie Van

Honda Goes Fashion Forward with Debut Display of One-of-a-Kind MINNIE VANAttendees at this year's Disney D23 Expo: Ultimate Fan Event will get to enjoy Minnie's polka dots in a whole new way when Honda unveils its one-of-a-kind 2018 Honda Odyssey minivan in Anaheim. Inspired by the magic of Disney and the iconic character Minnie Mouse, Honda has created the MINNIE VAN for display at the 2017 D23 Expo: (https://youtu.be/eFNlHybYDWg). The MINNIE VAN is a one-of-a-kind, pink-polka dot design inspired 2018 Honda Odyssey minivan celebrating Honda's partnership with Disney-ABC and the "Disney Unlock the Magic Sweepstakes": www.Disney.com/unlockthemagic. 

Triumph Unleashes Latest Novelty Bra On Japan, Complete With Built-in Cup Purses

Triumph unleashes latest novelty bra on Japan, complete with built-in cup purses


Women's underwear maker Triumph International (Japan) Ltd. unleashed the latest in its biannual series of unique brassieres on April 26, tying the design to the recent "Premium Friday" campaign by the government and the private sector.

The bra, which is not being made available for sale, features an alarm clock between the cups, which alerts the wearer to leave the office at 3 p.m. on a Friday.

Harajuku Girl In Pastel Twintails W/ Hoodie, Pleated Skirt, Randoseru & Swankiss Shoes

Harajuku Girl in Pastel Twintails w/ Hoodie, Pleated Skirt, Randoseru & Swankiss ShoesShukufuku is a Japanese idol with long pastel twintails who caught our eye on the street in Harajuku.
Shukufuku is wearing an illustrated hoodie the Harajuku kawaii subculture boutique Candye Syrup over a playing cards print shirt, a pleated skirt, and faux fur platform shoes by the Japanese brand Swankiss. Accessories include a decorated muffler, white fishnet stockings, and a white randoseru (Japanese school backpack).

Dvmvge, Devilish & Ktz Fashion With Blue Hair On The Street

DVMVGE, Devilish & KTZ Fashion with Blue Hair on the StreetLayla is a 19-year-old fashion student who we sometimes see around the streets of Harajuku.
In addition to a blue hairstyle, Layla’s look includes a brands and media icons graphic sweatshirt by the Taiwanese streetwear brand DVMVGE (Damage) along with short shorts from Glad News, striped knee socks, and Punyus platform shoes. Accessories include a Devilish (also from Taiwan) choker, KTZ beret, DVMVGE headband, DVMVGE garter, and an NBA Brooklyn Nets sackpack.

Versace Madonna & Child Leather Jacket, Ysl, Alice Black

Versace Madonna & Child Leather Jacket, YSL, Alice BlackRyunosuke is a 16-year-old high school student who caught our eye on the street in Harajuku.
His iconic Madonna and Child studded leather jacket is by Versace worn over layered tops from YSL and Paul Smith, striped pants by the punk-inspired streetwear brand 99%is and patent leather shoes. Accessories include Alice Black earrings, Pupa sunglasses, Vetements socks, and zipper gloves by Cyberdyne.

Retro Looks W/ Bunkaya Zakkaten, Hysteric Glamour, Wrangler & Vintage Items

Retro Looks w/ Bunkaya Zakkaten, Hysteric Glamour, Wrangler & Vintage ItemsWhile walking along the street in Harajuku, we met Yuki and Sakura sporting retro looks. Both are students.
Yuki is wearing cuffed jeans from Wrangler, a blue cowboy style button down shirt from Chicago (the Tokyo vintage shop), and a black fringe jacket, also from Chicago. Black and white creepers and accessories like a black cap, round eyeglasses, a brown belt, tassel earrings from Hysteric Glamour and a silver ring from Ozone Community complete his look. His favorite brand/shop is Hysteric Glamour. He is active on Instagram.

Acne Studios Leather Jacket & Patent Dr. Martens

Acne Studios Leather Jacket & Patent Dr. MartensNoboru is a 20-year-old Tokyo guy with pink hair who we often see on the street in Harajuku.
His look here features a leather jacket by the Swedish fashion brand Acne Studios over a ribbed Muji sweater, black skinny jeans, and patent Dr. Martens boots. His scarf is also from Acne Studios.

Japanese Sailor Dress, Monster Hoodie, Demonia Platforms & Panda Backpack

Japanese Sailor Dress, Monster Hoodie, Demonia Platforms & Panda BackpackLemon is a 15-year-old student and aspiring model who we often see on the streets of Harajuku.
Lemon’s street style this time features an oversized fuzzy monster hoodie (with claws) from the Japanese brand Super Lovers over a Body Line sailor dress, striped knee socks, and Demonia platform shoes. Accessories – some of which came from Claire’s and Thank You Mart – include skeleton hand, eyeball bow, and bone hair clips, round glasses, a bell choker, red neck tie, plush tiger neck pouch, and ACDC Rag plush panda backpack.