Tokyo fashion week: menswear goes 'glocal'

Oct 24, 2015

Tokyo fashion week: menswear goes 'glocal'

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Tokyo’s menswear collections are routinely lauded as the most courted commodity internationally, and yet the counterpoint is frequently forgotten — just what does menswear from abroad have to offer the week? Although Tokyo seems set to be the gateway to East ...

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 ...

The halycon days of summer fashion

| Jun 13, 2015

The halycon days of summer fashion

Game, set and match Fred Perry and Mintdesigns What do you get when you take a prestigious British brand like Fred Perry and pair it up with the funky Tokyo-based Mintdesigns? A radical take on classic design, of course. This is the first time ...

Christian Dada's Masanori Morikawa: making his own way

Mar 28, 2015

Christian Dada's Masanori Morikawa: making his own way

Tokyo’s fashion fans spent six days in the middle of this month looking at the city from the lofty viewpoint afforded by Shibuya’s Hikarie building, and yet for all the excitement that was generated over the coming fall/winter collections, the rest of the city ...