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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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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Japanese pet products like to do things differently! These fun and flexible boxes allow you to build a maze for your cat to explore.
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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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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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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Japan's most famous movie monster will steal your money!
Nintendo has been riding high of late, thanks to the popularity of Pokemon Go and the release of the Nintendo Switch. Now there's another way to show your love of Japan's most famous name in video ...
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Twice a year the lingerie maker Triumph International announces a "concept bra" inspired by trends in the Japanese zeitgeist. By turns amusing and innovative, past bras include one based on ...
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In Tokyo, white button-down shirts are about as ubiquitous as the poorly concealed nipples underneath, and, according to a 2013 survey, most folks do not welcome the sight. One might suggest simply ...
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