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:

The convenience of contemporary style

Aug 26, 2018

The convenience of contemporary style

The fashion world is responding to our current era's obsession with convenience. It's packaging products in ready-to-go servings, making fashion approachable and easy, not to mention turning shopping into a fun experience for all.

Top stars and collaborations in Japanese fashion

Apr 22, 2018

Top stars and collaborations in Japanese fashion

This month, fashion in Japan is coming at you with collaborations involving two major artists, one of the musical persuasion and another that might just break the internet. Meanwhile, one of Japan's homegrown fashion stars celebrates an anniversary with one of the best runway ...

20 Questions: The best answers of 2017

| Dec 31, 2017

20 Questions: The best answers of 2017

What brought you to Japan? I came here for the magic. Osaka is home to some of the best close-up magicians in the world. — Ben Daggers, magician Richard Brezina | COURTESY OF RICHARD BREZINA What's your favorite Japanese word or phrase? I like Japanese tongue-twisters; my ...

Japanese fashion's great end to the year

Dec 24, 2017

Japanese fashion's great end to the year

With the holidays upon us, it is a season for celebration. Japan's fashion industry has its own reason to enjoy the festivities, as the ceremony for the Mainichi Fashion Grand Prix awards revealed some amazing talent on home turf. And then, we discover o-kaizome, ...