Brand Profiles

Lactose Intoler-Art – Street Style-Inspired Art & Fashion in Tokyo

Lactose Intoler-Art – Street Style-Inspired Art & Fashion in Tokyo

Posted on October 9, 2014 in Brand Profiles, Features, Tokyo Fashion News

A short documentary film about the Tokyo-based artist and designer Brandon Reierson, better known as Lactose Intoler-Art. Featuring a look at Brandon’s journey from small town Oklahoma to Tokyo’s famous Koenji neighborhood.

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Avantgarde Harajuku – A Peek Inside the Uber-Popular Tokyo Legwear Boutique

Avantgarde Harajuku – A Peek Inside the Uber-Popular Tokyo Legwear Boutique

Posted on July 23, 2012 in Brand Profiles, Features, Tokyo Fashion News

A profile of the trendy Tokyo legwear shop Avantgarde Harajuku and their brand Mam Avantgarde – with lots of pictures of the shop and tights.

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Moshi Moshi Kawaii Harajuku – Cute Souvenirs, Japanese Fashion & Characters Goods

Moshi Moshi Kawaii Harajuku – Cute Souvenirs, Japanese Fashion & Characters Goods

Posted on July 21, 2012 in Brand Profiles, Features

A profile of Yasumasa Yonehara’s recently opened Moshi Moshi Kawaii Harajuku shop – featuring pictures of cute fashion, Japanese souvenirs, and original characters goods.

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Tokyo Bopper – Creative Harajuku Footwear Since 1991

Tokyo Bopper – Creative Harajuku Footwear Since 1991

Posted on June 28, 2012 in Brand Profiles, Features

A profile of the popular Harajuku footwear shop Tokyo Bopper – along with their brands Belly Button and Unbilical – including lots of photographs of the store, staff, and recent shoe collections.

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Nude N Rude – Tokyo’s “Bright Despair” Lifestyle Boutique & Fashion Brand

Nude N Rude – Tokyo’s “Bright Despair” Lifestyle Boutique & Fashion Brand

Posted on June 18, 2012 in Brand Profiles, Features

A profile – with lots of pictures – of the Tokyo shop and brand Nude N Rude. Featuring Nude N Rude Couture modeled by Japanese model Hirari Ikeda.

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Broken Doll Japan – Indie Fashion Brand, Rock Band, and Tokyo Shop

Broken Doll Japan – Indie Fashion Brand, Rock Band, and Tokyo Shop

Posted on May 6, 2012 in Brand Profiles, Tokyo Fashion News

A profile of the popular-in-Harajuku Japanese indie fashion brand Broken Doll, the Japanese rock band Broken Doll, and the Tokyo shop of the same name – Broken Doll!

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Hyper Core Harajuku – Punk-inspired Japanese Fashion & Art

Hyper Core Harajuku – Punk-inspired Japanese Fashion & Art

Posted on April 4, 2012 in Brand Profiles, Features, Tokyo Fashion News

A profile of the Harajuku fashion brand Hyper Core. Features a video interview with its punk-inspired founder Hisacy, and lots of pictures of the Harajuku shop.

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Shojono Tomo – Japanese Fashion Designer & Artist Interview

Shojono Tomo – Japanese Fashion Designer & Artist Interview

Posted on March 7, 2012 in Brand Profiles, Features, Tokyo Fashion News

An in-depth video interview with Japanese fashion designer & artist Shojono Tomo. Her creations are popular with hip hop superstar Nicki Minaj, as well as with the colorfully dressed girls seen on the streets of Harajuku.

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Nile Perch – Fairy Kei & Pastel-Lovers Paradise in Harajuku

Nile Perch – Fairy Kei & Pastel-Lovers Paradise in Harajuku

Posted on April 27, 2011 in Brand Profiles, Features, Tokyo Fashion News

A profile of Harajuku-based Nile Perch – a Japanese fashion brand popular with Tokyo’s Fairy-kei girls and lovers of 1980s toys and accessories.

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Factotum by Koji Udo

Factotum by Koji Udo

Posted on October 17, 2010 in Brand Profiles, Tokyo Fashion News

A profile of Japanese designer Koji Udo’s fashion brand Factotum.

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