Renowned Japanese streetwear designer Hiroshi Fujiwara has chosen an unusual new brand for his later collaboration: Pokémon. The Nintendo franchise will team up with Fujiwara for the Thunderbolt ...
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Leading Japanese fashion brand has launched one of the most unusual collaboration ranges of the year with the Ziploc x Beams Couture lineup. Yes, that Ziploc. The Ziploc of the plastic storage ...
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The Ganguro Cafe, which was a throwback tribute to gyaru fashion culture in Shibuya, will close on July 18th. Gyaru are practitioners of various types of fashion styles typically involving heavily ...
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The first tryvertising gel nail concept shop opened in Japan on December 13th. JellyNail is located in Daikanyama, the high-end retail district on the edge of Shibuya. Customers can drop in and ...
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Customizable designer e-paper wristwatch
Still searching for that special something? Need to surprise your friends and family? Don't worry, when it comes to unique gift items, Japan has you covered. Here is our selection of the 15 ...
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Say goodbye to sizes. Japanese e-commerce platform ZOZOTOWN has released the fitting room of the future in ZOZOSUIT, which promises to be a revolutionary body measurement device. The ZOZOSUIT uses ...
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Tokyo Signs is a new series of products launched by our friends at Tokyo-based design and web development studio Bento Graphics. As any visitor or resident will attest, every alleyway or ...
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The fashion brand Stella McCartney has shot a stunning new promotional video in Japan. Directed by the fashion filmmaker Marie Schuller, the video advertises the Stella McCartney autumn-winter ...
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Nintendo is celebrating its legacy with this re-release of the Japanese Super Nintendo Entertainment System console in miniature.
Psychic VR Lab, which operates the fashion virtual reality service STYLY, has teamed up with label chloma to create what is touted as the world's first mixed reality fashion event. Running from ...
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When gravure idol (glamor model) Miyako Akane kickstarted a new body painting cosplay subculture back in June, certain sections of the web went nuts. While this is hardly a genuine trend -- a handful ...
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Everyone knows that Japan has a lot of dolls: from luxury silicone sex dolls to Licca-chan and Hinamatsuri Festival dolls. Kigurumi is a kind of cosplay or costume play where participants dress up ...
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The writer Manami Okazaki has carved out a solid name for herself in what are sometimes dismissively called "coffee-table books", but are at heart lovingly conceived and designed photo books or art ...
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Transform into Monkey D. Luffy and Red-Haired Shanks with these brilliantly original skin-care face masks!
You don't often hear the words stuffed animal and artist together, but that's what Meriyasu Kataoka is, a stuffed animal artist, and she has quite a following in Japan. Her following is so ...
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Onitsuka Tiger has teamed up with Anrealage to produce a unique pair of augmented reality sneakers, which go on sale in Japan this week. To advertise the release of Monte Z, the footwear brand ...
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The fundoshi revival continues now with this luxury update on the classic Japanese undergarment. Librement Kobe has created two 100% silk satin fundoshi lingerie items, one for men and one for ...
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