On 16th March I attended the fashion show of AKIKOAOKI brand at Rakuten Fashion Week Tokyo. After graduating from Joshibi University of Art and Design in Tokyo, Akiko continued her studies at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London.
Young people are adopting streetwear as a growing trend and a form of self-expression and identification. The styling of streetwear varies a little bit depending on the country. However, one of the most popular options is Japanese streetwear, which combines traditional Japanese culture with western fashion trends.
Chikuma supply import fabrics, mainly from Europe, to domestic ladies’ apparel makers. They collect the trend information directly from Italy and France, offer trendy material based on each season’s concept. They take risk to keep various material stocks according to each season’s concept to follow up the small lot and additional order in the season. In addition to European and Japanese textile, to satisfy the customers’ requirement, they expand their merchandise resource to Chinese and Korean materials too. Using our textile and design planning background, they are developing OEM production.
Fumito Ganryu to launch the label ‘FUMITO GANRYU’ as the Designer Project at Pitti Uomo 94, Joining the line-up for the upcoming fair, following the announcements of Craig Green as Menswear Guest Designer, Roberto Cavalli as Special Guest and the “FANATIC FEELINGS - FASHION PLAYS FOOTBALL” exhibition.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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...
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.
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.
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.