Pictures of Harajuku After the Sendai Earthquake
As just about everyone on the planet knows by now, a major earthquake - officially known as the "Great Sendai Earthquake of 2011" - struck Japan on Friday, March 11th. The earthquake was quickly followed by a tsunami, which slammed
Spring 2010 Tokyo Fashion Trend – Hats, Hats, Hats
Spring has sprung in Tokyo! The winter weather isn't completely gone as of yet, but it's getting warmer every day. The cherry blossoms are in full bloom, and Japan's famous hanami parties can be seen (and heard) in just about
LaForet Harajuku Grand Bazar Pictures 2010
This weekend is a big weekend in Harajuku - the LaForet Grand Bazar is on! Held twice a year (in January and July), this is the biggest sale in all of Harajuku. The streets between Harajuku Station and LaForet are
Japanese Lucky Bags 2010 – Lots of Pictures!
The days following New Year's Day are huge shopping days in Japan. One of the biggest reasons for the shopping frenzy are the fukubukuro (Happy Bag, Lucky Bag, Mystery Bag, etc.) that many stores offer to kick off the New
Coach Japan x Poppy-chan Cuteness
The economy is bad right now and many people are sad. So, what can a fashion label to do to cheer people up? How about introducing a new line of designer purses and handbags at reasonable prices? Not good enough?
LaForet Grand Bazar Summer 2009
This weekend is LaForet Harajuku's Summer 2009 Grand Bazar. What does that mean? It means a tree covered in balloons, and really cheap prices on clothing by some of the coolest brands and shops in Tokyo. It also means that
H&M Harajuku x Matthew Williamson
The big news in late April 2009 in Harajuku was the Forever 21 opening, but there were plenty of other things going on as well. One of those things was the launch of the new Matthew Williamson collection at H&M.
Collect + Point Harajuku Opening Day Pictures
As we reported previously, the new Collect + Point Harajuku flagship shop opened on Friday. The shop is a showcase for some of the Japanese fashion brands owned by Point Inc., including Lowry’s Farm, Apart by Lowry’s, RageBlue, Jeanasis, Heather,
ScoLar Tokyo Opening Day Pictures
As promised last month, we made it out to the opening of the new ScoLar Tokyo shop in Harajuku yesterday (Saturday). The Tokyo Fashion crew is quite lazy (waking up on Saturday morning is difficult after Friday night), so we
Marc Fisher Shoes Tokyo Closing Sale
I was walking in the Aoyama area of Tokyo on Saturday and I noticed that the Marc Fisher Shoes shop was packed with Japanese women. A closer look revealed signs in the window that said "Closing Sale". Not sure if