Harajuku fashion

Love Fashion? Check out Japan’s most Prestigious Fashion Academy!

When it comes to fashion, everyone knows that Japan is a leading trendsetter among the young and old with so many stores and boutiques available catering to different fashion trends. Many fashion industries across the country stem from one school, in particular, Bunka Fashion College; considered one of the most prestigious fashion academies in the…

3 Sites to Stay Up-to-Date with Japan’s Quirky Street Fashion Trends

Nowadays, street fashion in Japan is a big deal, it’s not just a group of Lolita and cosplay fans anymore. The variety of street style, especially in Tokyo can be quite different from other cultures with its individuality and uniqueness. Sometimes, it may be difficult for tourists to keep up to date with the latest…

3 Shops to Give you a Kyary Pamyu Pamyu Makeover!

It’s no doubt that many people Japanese or not, admire the Harajuku fashion that Princess of Japanese Pop Kyary Pamyu Pamyu flaunts. Kyary Pamyu Pamyu has made a number of collaborations with different stores in the past featuring the style and it’s no wonder she’s one of the most iconic people who comes to mind…

Give Yourself a Harajuku Makeover with these 4 Fashion Shops!

Harajuku is a bustling hub of activity in the west of Tokyo, well known for its street fashion and sub-culture. Many tourists flock to Harajuku to experience this aspect of Japan, but it can be difficult to know what to do when you are there. Here are my top fashion destinations in Harajuku. 1. Takeshita…

Harajuku, Land of Colorful Trends: 18 Ways to Indulge in Japanese Pop Culture

What do you think of when you hear about Harajuku? It may be a parade of vividly dressed “Harajuku girls” akin to the characters you might see from time to time in your weekly anime. Maybe it could be an image of the latest cutting edge fashions coming down the runway, or perhaps you visualize…

Women’s Fashion and the Transformation from Kimono to Today’s Crazy Trends

Fashion has always been a vital part of everyone’s daily life, especially in Japan, where it is described as one of the biggest fashion centers of the world, where many styles are born, both high-class and street-style. So do you wonder how Japan can be so diverse, and yet have the perfect sense of fashion…

Go Crazy at the Surreal “Kawaii Monster Cafe” in Harajuku!

Those who know Harajuku know the crazy fashion brand 6% DOKIDOKI. The designer’s concept being “sensational and lovely”, the brand makes fashion clothing and accessories. The same Sebastian Masuda, who is responsible for part of Japan’s pop culture, has been now involved in a new project, the “Kawaii Monster Cafe”. Indulge in Kawaii   kawaiimonster.jp/…

Harajuku’s Most Famous Lolita Brand – Milk

As the name implies, “Milk” shop looks more like a dainty white chocolate milk bar you’d be tantalized to step into. Milk shop was established during the 1970s, when Harajuku was becoming one of Tokyo’s popular fashion districts. This place is considered to be one of the oldest original shops in Harajuku. Brand’s concept  …

Japanese Kawaii Fashion: How to Become a Sweet Lolita

Lolita fashion may have caught the attention of every girl locally and internationally, but do you know where it actually originated from? During the 1980s, there was a so-called “doll fashion” in Japan spearheaded by 2 designers from the “Milk” brand. From the name itself, girls wore doll-like clothing and it was even published in…