FASHION

“Unstylish Anime Nerd Look” – the New Fashion Trend in Japan!

Are you ready to learn what’s currently hot in Japanese fashion trends? While most of us would opt for a modish outfit, teenage girls in Japan are trading their cool look for one that is more comfy and low-key that is inspired by the typical “unstylish” anime nerd. Here are the basic things you should…

Interested in Japanese Fashion? Get to Know 3 Popular ’90s Fashion Trends in Tokyo!

There are countless numbers of fashion trends in Japan which followed an ever-changing time. Many of these originally came from Tokyo which is the undisputed heart and soul of fashion of the country. Some of them became popular, while others were instantly gone. To know more about Tokyo’s ’90s fashion, here are three of the…

Do You Want One of These Origami-Inspired Handbags That Are Popular In Japan?

Japan is well known for amazing technology and application of technology into daily life. One only has to ride a shinkansen to be amazed by the innovation of Japanese engineers. However, how much have you heard about Japan being known for inventive fashion design? For those in the know, Issey Miyake is a prominent Japanese…

Plus-Size Fashion Is On the Rise in Japan: Check Out How to Get It!

Going by modern beauty standards, ‘slim’ is always the norm. Japan’s beauty standards are no different. The perfect Japanese woman should be petite and slender to be considered attractive. However, there are a lot of women who look absolutely gorgeous irrespective of their weight. Taking this into account, many new fashionistas are rising to challenge…

All About Inspirational Fashion Designer Issey Miyake and His Unique Style and Brands

There are so many great fashion designers in Japan but one of the most inspirational of these designers goes by the name Issey Miyake. He is popular for using new technology in creating innovative textiles and designs stemming from both Western and Eastern influences. He is not only a fashion designer but a fragrance connoisseur…

How Well Do You Know Kimono Styles? Take a Look at These 3 Common Types

Everyone knows how popular kimono are as a traditional Japanese garment. But do you know that there are actually different types of kimono women in Japan use for certain occasions? A kimono worn during tea ceremonies is different from one worn during weddings, funerals or festivals. Let’s check them out below. Komon Komon literally means…

Fancy a New Fashionable Handbag Made from Traditional Japanese Paper?

Japan is a country that is abundant in well-preserved historical buildings and structures, fascinating cultural traditions, as well as beautiful arts and crafts. If you are passionate about art or are in awe of traditional Japanese arts and crafts then read on to find out how traditional Japanese paper (washi) has been transformed in modern…