Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Tokyo: Walking the line

Oct 26, 2013

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Tokyo: Walking the line

The menswear schedule looked somewhat lacking on paper this season at the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Tokyo. The big names that would normally take the lead in international coverage — namely, Takeshi Osumi’s post-Phenomenon project, Mr.Gentleman, or the internationally friendly Whiz Limited — were both ...

 This month's genuine pearls of fashion wisdom

| Jul 8, 2013

This month's genuine pearls of fashion wisdom

Pearls of fashion win a Guinness World Record Bridalwear designer Yumi Katsura is known for her fantastical couture creations, and now she’s got some extra cachet thanks to a Guinness World Record that comes with quite some luster. Last year, Katsura created a gown ...

Let's talk 100 percent <em>kawaii!</em>

Jul 2, 2013

Let's talk 100 percent kawaii!

Long before the mayor of Shibuya announced pop star Kyary Pamyu Pamyu as an official ambassador of kawaii culture, Sebastian Masuda, her art director, had been on a mission to spread “kawaii culture” across the world, advocating it as not only a potent source ...