Tagged with Japanese fashion

HYPER JAPAN 2013

HYPER JAPAN 2013

Apologies for the time it’s taken me to publish this post! HYPER JAPAN seems like a long time ago now, but I still thought it was worth sharing my thoughts on the event. HYPER JAPAN took place in London from 26th – 28th July, and this year I worked on a stall at the event … Continue reading

A to Wa of Japan: Week 11

A to Wa of Japan: Week 11

It’s time for A to Wa of Japan again! Last week’s post was about things beginning with け (ke) and we looked at Kesennuma (気仙沼). This week we are looking at things beginning with く (ku). A big thank you to everyone who joined in with suggestions this week: shiotadesu suggested Korilakkuma (コリラックマ / Rilakkuma’s little female friend), Kodomo no hi (子供の日 … 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

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

Kitty and the Bulldog: Lolita fashion and the influence of Britain, at the V&A

Kitty and the Bulldog: Lolita fashion and the influence of Britain, at the V&A

Kitty and the Bulldog is a free display at the V&A that will examine the relationship between Japanese Lolita fashion and its British sources. It will form part of the V&A’s British Design Season taking place across the Museum this spring. The display will feature seven Lolita designs that reflect different British influences on this rapidly expanding fashion phenomenon. A … Continue reading

Fashion & Lolitas at Hyper Japan

Hyper Japan at Olympia Two in July was a great place to go if you have any interest in fashion. Not only was there a fashion show featuring emerging Japanese designers, there were also lots of amazing fashionistas to spot just walking around. In this post, I’ll focus on two things: the fashion show which … Continue reading