FASHION

Here Are 5 of the Weirdest and Most Wonderful Fashion Trends From Japan!

Fashion trends are always changing over time. Fashion styles are usually determined by a person’s character, occupation or hobby, and can ultimately affect the fashion styles of others. The Japanese fashion industry is one of the most unique in the world. Japanese fashion trends are sometimes regarded as a little bit weird, but some of…

Try This New Product in Japan by Belle Maison to Protect Your Skin from Sunburn

Skin tone varies from person to person and in Japan, having pale skin is considered to be beautiful. Having light and balanced fair skin is considered a luxury asset that many women in Japan hope to achieve. However, it can be quite hard to protect your skin from the sun completely, especially your face, whenever…

The Art of Japanese Paper Cloth Fashion Could be Making a Revival!

In Japan, people used to wear clothes made from a type of paper called ‘washi’. Nowadays, these clothes are regarded as luxurious items, but in the past they were worn by everyone in Japan. Fibers made from mulberry, rice, bamboo and other materials were knitted using special skills,  and were used not only in clothing,…

Tailor-Made Clothes Could Be the Future of Fashion, Thanks to a Japanese Designer!

Fashion changes significantly over time. It’s a priority for some people while it isn’t for others. In Japan, a fashion designer has recently come up with the idea of revolutionising fashion by using digital technology to create mass produced made-to-measure clothes. Tailor-made clothes can be very expensive, and are usually only accessible to rich people.…

Kawamata’s Fairy Feather Silk Flies from Japan into Hermes’ Luxury Scarves

The thinnest yarn-dyed silk fabric ever made. There’s no better word to describe Kawamata’s fairy feather silk from its production down to the final product, other than special. From its raw materials and the technology used to create it down to the bond between those involved in its development, Kawamata silk is a very special…

The Top 5 Traditional Japanese Fashions You Can Still See in the Streets Today

As much as Japan is a popular country for its pioneering in technological advancements, it is also a country that greatly values its heritage and tradition. In fact, a lot of Japan’s annual festivals, celebrations and present-day practices can be attributed to customs from centuries ago, which are, these days, updated thanks to recent technologies.…

Is This Japanese Traditional Method of Kimono Coloring Almost Dead?

“Innovation” is a word that most people are familiar with. This simple word has allowed societies to advance beyond our imagination. It has brought us to an era where it seems like anything is possible. Japan, in particular, is a well-known country when it comes to innovation. Similarly, the country is also known for its…

What is this Japanese Hairstyle and Why is it Popular?

The “hime cut” (姫カット) is a very popular hairstyle which originated in Japan. It is the favorite of fashionistas, including celebrities across the world from Taylor Swift to many Asian celebrities. It is said to make one look prettier and increases elegance and grace. Let’s take a look at this exotic hairstyle! History The hime…

Show Your Otaku Devotion Everywhere You Go With The “Ita-Bag” Trend

Over the years, we have seen otakus all over the world express their love for their hobbies. Otakus have always been creative in thinking of ways to showcase their devotion to their favorite character/s or series. From “itasha,” “ita-nails,” and “itabeya” – name it, they have done it. Recently, a new trend is becoming increasingly…
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