Misha Janette

Misha Janette graduated from the prestigious Bunka Fashion College and writes the trilingual blog Tokyo Fashion Diaries on the avant-garde style scene. She is also a stylist, TV host and designer for street-wear wig brand Plumb.

For Misha Janette's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

New looks for fall and winter

| Aug 13, 2016

New looks for fall and winter

Mintdesigns finds a new, bigger home Until the Parco building in Shibuya closed this month for its three-year renovation plan, Mintdesigns — a mainstay of the Tokyo Fashion Week — had made the mall its home for nine years. Now the brand has taken ...

Reviving the old and promoting the new

| May 7, 2016

Reviving the old and promoting the new

A new hope for traditional menswear It is no secret that George Lucas looked to Japan for inspiration behind the now iconic Jedi robes that every science-fiction fan sees as shorthand for cool on a galactic level. The original Japanese garments that served as ...

Tokyo fashion week: Womenswear's mixed messages

Mar 26, 2016

Tokyo fashion week: Womenswear's mixed messages

The 2016 fall/winter womenswear collections that were unveiled on the catwalk during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Tokyo offered a wealth of cozy clothing that will likely appear in stores later this year. As has been the case in recent seasons, the designs were as varied ...