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Kekkon: Japanese Wedding Costumes

Kekkon: Japanese Wedding Costumes

I went to a fascinating talk at Asia House the other night called Kekkon: Japanese Wedding Costumes (‘kekkon’ (結婚) means ‘marriage’). The event was part of a series of events exploring the themes of love and marriage in an Asian context through theatre, literature, discussion, dance and music. The main speaker at the event was Suzanne Perrin, Cultural … Continue reading

A Very Kawaii Christmas

A Very Kawaii Christmas

I was really lucky this Christmas and birthday and I received lots of great kawaii (cute) stuff. I’ve already told you about the gorgeous Hello Kitty Liberty Art Fabrics dinner set which I received for my birthday, but here are some of the other things I received… Christmas looked promising from the start: I got some … Continue reading

Hyper Japan 2012 Christmas – coming soon!

Hyper Japan 2012 Christmas – coming soon!

Yes, it’s November already, Christmas decorations are starting to appear, and I even heard Christmas music being played in a shop today. I can’t believe how fast this year is going, but there is one good thing about that – it’s almost time for Hyper Japan 2012 Christmas! Hyper Japan 2012 Christmas is being held … Continue reading

Loli-Pop! at the V&A

Loli-Pop! at the V&A

At the end of August there was a Friday Late event at the V&A called Loli-Pop!, celebrating Japanese Lolita fashion, in conjunction with the Kitty and the Bulldog: Lolita fashion and the influence of Britain display which is open until 27th January. I have to admit I was really tired that day and not as … Continue reading

Introducing… OrigArti: Bespoke Origami Fashion

Introducing… OrigArti: Bespoke Origami Fashion

I recently came across a new origami-themed online store which is opening on Sunday 1st July. Allow me to introduce… OrigArti! OrigArti’s founder, Brighton-based artist Jimmy Dean, took a little time out to explain what OrigArti is all about: I started to watch anime from the age of nine and since then I have developed … Continue reading

A rough guide to Japanese street fashion

A rough guide to Japanese street fashion

Since attending Hyper Japan Spring 2012 back in February, I have been meaning to post a number of things, and one of them is a little guide to Japanese street fashion. Although I don’t particularly follow any kind of fashion, I’ve always been interested in clothes and styles, and recently I’ve become quite fascinated by … Continue reading

Getting my geek on at CamCon

Getting my geek on at CamCon

Although I am really interested in Japanese culture, and I can’t deny my love for Studio Ghibli, I’m not actually that much of an anime/manga geek. When I was a student I did go through a bit of a computer games, comics and sci-fi phase but even that seems to have passed now. However, I … Continue reading