Street style always looks back and forward

Apr 23, 2017

Street style always looks back and forward

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Style has always referenced the past, even though it's focused on the future. With spring heralding new looks and summer already approaching fast, new collaborations, brands and innovations are making their mark in stores now. Louis Vuitton's love letter to streetwear Hot on the heels of ...

Funassyi mascot shop changing the image of character goods

Dec 14, 2015

Funassyi mascot shop changing the image of character goods

A merchandise store for Japan's popular "pear fairy" mascot Funassyi is overturning the image of character goods being childish and proving a hit with female customers. Funassyiland Select Harajuku, a permanent merchandise store featuring the unofficial mascot of the city of Funabashi, Chiba Prefecture, opened ...