beautiful people 2012-13 A/W

The 2012-13 A/W edition of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Tokyo is under way!’s contributors are reporting back from runway shows and events all over town several times each day. Be sure to check out all of our Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Tokyo coverage.

On Friday, March 23rd, Japanese label beautiful people showcased their 2012 Autumn/Winter collection on the runway at roomsLINK at belle salle SHIBUYA FIRST.

Japanese designer Hidenori Kumakiri graduated from Apparel Technology Department of Bunka Fashion College in 1996. Working as a pattern maker for a major brand inspired him to create an outsourcing pattern company, entertainment Ltd. From there, he went on to become planner and designer for beautiful people.

The beautiful people 2012-13 Autumn/Winter collection presented at Tokyo Fashion Week had the title of “spirit of perversity”. The actual show, though, wasn’t nearly as “perverse” as the title might lead you believe. In fact, the visual theme was Hawaiian, with island music and even a grove of palm trees planted right in the middle of the runway. The brand was showing Fall/Winter, so even though the setting was tropical, the clothing itself trended toward warm looks. Perversity, palm trees, and winter clothing – check the pictures for yourself!

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External Link: beautiful people Official Website


About the photographer:
As long as he is behind his camera Will is a happy man. He has photographed everything from the slums of Bangkok to the catwalks of Tokyo. He is a contract photographer for Lonely Planet, his images and photo essays have appeared in Time Out, The Japan Times, Sportswear International and a variety of other newspapers, magazines and guidebooks around the world and his photo essays from Iraq for The Griffith Review even earned him a mention in the Australian book review of the year in 2006. In addition to his media related work, Will also shoots events, portraits, weddings and the occasional CD cover. Whatever he’s working on, he always writes about his jobs and how he goes about them at Will Robb Photography.

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  1. I love the balance of trending sleek, simple, structure and wearability that’s been showcased. brilliant!