Dept has been invited into department store halls for a pop-up that brings the Meguro boutique’s second-hand glamour to Isetan in Shinjuku and Mitsukoshi Ginza.
Summer's here — yukata, sales and back-to-school satchels
It's no wonder that designers have started to incorporate "yukata" (traditional summer clothing) as part of their fashion lines.
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From Saint Laurent to Uniqlo
Uniqlo's continues last year’s partnership with the French fashion icon Ines de la Fressange. The early spring collection comprises feminine Paris-chic designs, such as pink retro tennis looks and a safari-inspired line. If history is anything to go by, this whole line will sell out quickly, and while roll out to physical stores starts Jan. 8, the preview online sales that end Dec. 20 have already started.
Fashion exhibitions take the limelight this month
The new designer award at the Mainichi Fashion Grand Prix was bestowed on Maiko Kurogouchi for her brand Mame, which is known for intricate embroidery on simple, elegant lines as well as a series of vinyl handbags hand-cut into baroque stylings.
Fashion premieres and opening ceremonies
French couturier Jean Paul Gaultier has teamed up with Seven & I Holdings to produce Sept Premieres, an affordable line of clothing that launched Oct. 1. This is the first designer collaboration for the company, which owns Seibu & Sogo Department Stores and Ito Yokado, 67 outlets of which will sell the line.
New, old and classic — Mintdesigns, vintage clothing and Mihara Yasuhiro
New, old and classic — Mintdesigns, vintage clothing and Mihara Yasuhiro | The Japan Times
Parisienne cool reaches Tokyo
Isabel Marant, the queen of French haute-casual wear, has finally opened her first shop in Japan, right off of Tokyo’s Omotesando promenade.
Designs on Japan's student potential
Student style: Participants of Gakuten — All Student Art Festival show off their works at the event preview.