Winning looks: Sacai, Mr. Gentlemen and AllSaints

| Feb 13, 2016

Winning looks: Sacai, Mr. Gentlemen and AllSaints

Sacai wins Mainichi Fashion Grand Prix In the Japan, the Mainichi Fashion Grand Prix is the most esteemed of fashion-industry awards, and with nominations coming from the country’s top fashion editors, journalists and buyers, it’s also a barometer of worldwide success. The 33rd edition ...

From Saint Laurent to Uniqlo

| Dec 12, 2015

From Saint Laurent to Uniqlo

Saint Laurent joins the glamour of Omotesando As the Omotesando promenade gets the holiday treatment, decked with glittering lights, it also welcomes a new addition to its rolodex of pomp. On Dec. 5, the Saint Laurent flagship had a quiet opening in the old ...

Tokyo fashion week: Hiromichi Ochiai — man in the middle

Oct 24, 2015

Tokyo fashion week: Hiromichi Ochiai — man in the middle

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Tokyo wrapped up its runway shows at the Hikarie shopping complex in Shibuya Ward on Oct. 17, ending six days of presentations that showcased a wide range of collections for the upcoming 2016 spring/summer season. Hikarie, a swanky retail complex that ...

Tokyo fashion week: womenswear gets a welcome jolt of energy

Oct 24, 2015

Tokyo fashion week: womenswear gets a welcome jolt of energy

The 2016 spring/summer womenswear lineup certainly threw up its fair share of surprises at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Tokyo earlier this month. The biggest talking point of the shows, however, was an edgy tribute to one of the country’s traditional garbs — the luxurious kimono. ...

Fashion premieres and opening ceremonies

| Oct 10, 2015

Fashion premieres and opening ceremonies

October debut for Gaultier’s Sept Premieres French couturier Jean Paul Gaultier has teamed up with Seven & I Holdings to produce Sept Premieres, an affordable line of clothing that launched Oct. 1. This is the first designer collaboration for the company, which owns Seibu ...