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Japanese bespoke shoes by TYE Shoemaker
Menswear accessories

Japanese bespoke shoes by TYE Shoemaker

Tsuyoshi Ohno is a bespoke only shoemaker based in Tokyo. He first trained with Chihiro Yamaguchi at Guild of Crafts, where he mastered the craft of last-making.

Japanese made-to-measure and bespoke shoes by Hiro Yanagimachi
Menswear accessories

Japanese made-to-measure and bespoke shoes by Hiro Yanagimachi

What determines whether you can make beautiful shoes is not your hands or fingers but the spirit that guides your hands and fingers. And the thing that supports this spirit is the feeling the customer will have for the shoes. What is essential is invisible to the eye. Remember that the things that make a shoe truly shine are what comes before it is made and what comes after it is made.

Meet some of the lectors of the 2017 TOCICO International Conference in Berlin
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Meet some of the lectors of the 2017 TOCICO International Conference in Berlin

The 2017 TOCICO International Conference will be held July 16th - 19th in Berlin, Germany. TOCICO Conferences are held each year to showcase the new developments of TOC applications. This year features applications including Texas State Government Management, Microsoft supply chain, Japanese ship building, solving the real estate crisis, Adobe software development, movie production, communication skills with autistic children, Nine TOC How-To full and 1/2 day workshops, and over 60 more sessions.

Pitti Uomo 90-special events’ line-up
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Pitti Uomo 90-special events’ line-up

This young Russian designer’s research combines the hard and tormenting aesthetic of post-Soviet youth culture in Russia with elegant notes of sportswear and artistic concepts that come from photography and movies.

Japanese Fashion: Rynshu
Menswear collections

Japanese Fashion: Rynshu

Founded in 1985 by Rynshu as Maji- Masatomo, the label debuted on the Tokyo catwalk in 1986 and continued to show there until 1992, which co-incidentally was also the year the Maji-Masatomo became Masatomo, Inc.

Tokyo Fashion Week showed the new face of kimono
World fashion

Tokyo Fashion Week showed the new face of kimono

Tokyo Fashion Week presented new and surprising insight into the kimono this weekend. And the reason of the interest of designers to traditional garment is that it is back with a full force in the modern women's wardrobe.

Japanese designer Tsumori Chisato with attractive Comic Prints at Paris Fashion Week
Fashion collections

Japanese designer Tsumori Chisato with attractive Comic Prints at Paris Fashion Week

The Fall/Winter 2015/2016 Ready to Wear collection by Tsumori Chisato was presented this morning during the Paris Fashion Week, in Paris, France.
I fell in love with this collection at first look. The designs and prints are eyecatching and unique.

Leather shoes with Japanese stroke
Menswear accessories

Leather shoes with Japanese stroke

Leather shoes with Japanese stroke includes four labels: Nao Yokoo, Quilp, ANYWHERE and SPINGLE. All 4 labels were part of Pitti Immagine Uomo 87 fashion fair.

Yosuke Aizawa for White Mountaineering Fall-Winter 2015/2016 collection
Menswear collections

Yosuke Aizawa for White Mountaineering Fall-Winter 2015/2016 collection

Today is the first day of Paris men's fashion week Fall-Winter 2015/2016, which is running in the French capital from January 21st to January 25th, 2015. And one of the first designers, who presented his latest collection was Yosuke Aizawa for White Mountaineering.

Shakkei Spring/Summer 2015 “Trails”
Menswear collections

Shakkei Spring/Summer 2015 “Trails”

Gabriel Baradee graduated from Japanese studies (Bachelor) in Vienna and Berlin and received his Diploma from ESMOD Berlin (Ecole Supérieure des Art et Techniques de la Mode). He could gain international experiences in London and Tokyo. Highlights of his career so far have been the establishment of his label by the “moving showroom” concept with fashion shows in Berlin, Vienna and Zurich (2009), the collaboration with Eva & Adele for the Art Basel Miami Beach 2010, and the “Best Newcomer Award 2012” of the Vienna Awards for Fashion and Lifestyle. In January 2013 he showed his work at the lavera Showfloor during the Berlin Fashion Week. Since 2011 he annually presents his label at the MQ Vienna Fashion Week.

HANAE MORI Spring/Summer 2015 collection during the Mercedes­-Benz Fashion Week TOKYO
Fashion collections

HANAE MORI Spring/Summer 2015 collection during the Mercedes­-Benz Fashion Week TOKYO

The Mercedes­-Benz Fashion Week TOKYO 2015 S/S started from October 13th! There will be 48 brands participating in the fashion show and installation from the 13th through the 19th.

Designer Orla Kiely creating second line for Uniqlo
Business news

Designer Orla Kiely creating second line for Uniqlo

Designer Orla Kiely has created a second high street collection for the Japanese clothing chain Uniqlo.

The designer will follow up her hugely successful debut for the Japanese chain - which mainly focused on T-shirts and sold out within four hours - with a line featuring dresses, shirts, hoodies and scarves.

Orla told vogue.co.uk: "After such a successful collection for spring/summer 2012, I was really happy to do another collection with Uniqlo...

A look to the East with Daphne's models
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A look to the East with Daphne's models

The fashion compass of many fashion designers this season points East. Louis Vuitton, Vera Wang, Carolina Herrera and Celine - all of them included in their collections elements, resembling copies of Japanese, Chinese, Thailand and Vietnamese national costumes. The Bulgarian fashion brand Daphne, which is always in line with fashion trends also drops a hint at far East with elegant blouses with Japanese flowers and stylish belts on the waist. If you want to bring in your wardrobe some exotics and diversity, get the elegant blouses of Daphne.

Bloom and Theron have been announced as the new faces of Japanese fashion brand
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Bloom and Theron have been announced as the new faces of Japanese fashion brand

Charlize Theron and Orlando Bloom have been announced as the new faces of Japanese fashion brand Uniqlo.

The Japanese fashion retailer has named the stars as the global brand ambassadors for its new 'Made For All' collection.

The pair will promote the company's new tagline, which focuses on its commitment to providing clothing for everyone, regardless of nationality, age, occupation or gender, with the new advertising campaign expected to be unveiled in the autumn.

Kawaii nail art from Japan
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Kawaii nail art from Japan

The Japanese culture is known for its uniqueness. There are some elements of the Japanese culture that are hard for others to absorb. One of these elements is the kawaii phenomenon.

Since the 1970s, cuteness, in Japanese kawaii (literally, "loveable" or "adorable") has become a prominent aspect of Japanese popular culture, entertainment, clothing, food, toys, nail art, personal appearance, behavior, and mannerisms.

Japanese nail art is all about kawaii. The girlie cuteness of it is neither tacky or vampy – the nails are always sweet, cute and childish.

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