Sweet times at Tokyo's monster cafe

Lifestyle | CHILD'S PLAY Jun 11, 2016

Sweet times at Tokyo's monster cafe

by Danielle Demetriou

Maybe it is Nasty's electric blue hair, cascading in braids around her doll-like face. Perhaps it is the gothic-style black lipstick of her friend Candy. Or the surreal fabric limbs sewn onto the dress of lilac-haired Baby. Whatever the reason, my 1-year-old daughter stares at ...

Tokyo's cool beasts of fashion

Style & Design | ON: FASHION Aug 8, 2015

Tokyo's cool beasts of fashion

by Misha Janette

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 ...