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:

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 was ...

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. Led ...

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 & ...

Tokyo's cool beasts of fashion

| Aug 8, 2015

Tokyo's cool beasts of fashion

Monstrously cute dining in Harajuku On Aug. 1, creative director Sebastian Masuda opened the Kawaii Monster Cafe, a curious place that brings Harajuku to life in storybook style. Designed to look like you're entering the belly of a beast that "swallowed Harajuku whole," the space encourages ...

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 Fred ...