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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…

All About Ganguro, the Rebellious Japanese Fashion Trend

Such is the world of fashion. One day you’re in, and then the next you’re out of style. Once upon a time, there was a rebellious trend that went against the very concept of “white is beautiful” that is rampant in Japan, which is popularly known as “ganguro” (which literally means “very black”). How has…

Get Your Gyaru Style On at Cafe & Bar Ganguro

Themed cafes are popular in Tokyo, and it is no surprise that there is a cafe dedicated to a visually striking Japanese fashion style. What is Gyaru? Gyaru is a word meaning ‘gal’ (girl) and is one of many fashion styles found in Japan. The style has been around for several decades, evolving into different…

6 Japanese ”Facts” That are Actually Urban Myths

Since Japan is so different from the outside world, a lot of rumours and myths happen to go around. Some are based on facts, some are just wrongly interpreted or misunderstood. Here are the top five of what people believe is true, but it isn’t! 1. You can buy used underwear in vending machines It…