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Subculture Fashion in Shibuya & Harajuku

Tokyo’s Shibuya and Harajuku districts have given rise to numerous fashion trends. Much of Japanese style can be grasped by examining the past and present of these districts, and the uniquely Japanese subcultures they have spawned.

The Umbrella that Looks Like a Salad Head

With your Vegetabrella out, don't think of it as rain—think of it as dressing!

Japan’s 10 Coolest Subculture Illustrators!

Check out 10 of the cutest, coolest and weirdest subculture illustrators from Harajuku!

100 Views of Tokyo

Embark on an artistic journey throughout Tokyo with Shinji Tsuchimochi's 100 illustrations!

En-Gi Green Furniture by Mono Goen

This charming furniture design isn't just a place to sit and read a story, it IS the story!

Hydrophobic Brollies Make Light of Heavy Rain

Don't let a soggy umbrella get you down! With these water-resistant umbrellas, both you and your brolly will be water-drop free!

Keep Warm in a Samurai-Inspired Hoodie

Brave the winter cold and face your enemies with your very own samurai armor hoodie!

10 Ways to Experience 'Danso' Culture

'Danso'—women dressing and performing as men—has been an element of Tokyo girls’ underground culture for years. We've outlined 10 ways to get a taste of 'danso' culture, both in Japan and from abroad!

The Latest Addition to Japan’s 'Art Islands'

This new hotel development will amplify your urge to visit the Setouchi Art Islands!

These Kimono Sashes Are Out of This World!

From lounging felines to deep space imagery, this traditional Japanese clothing retailer is bound to have the perfect 'obi' for you!

Keeping You Cool While Being Cute

This adorable seal is storing some secrets in its belly!

Vans to Release Line of Nintendo 8-Bit Shoes

We can’t wait to lace up a pair of these cool, retro-looking kicks—rumored to go on sale in June!

4 Shoes Your Inner Ninja Will be Dying to Get

The iconic split-toed 'tabi' boot steps out of the ninja scene and into the world of sneakers in this roundup of awesome footwear designed for the street.

Gonoturn: 'Kawaii' is Justice!

With 'Cute is justice!' as its theme, Gonoturn is a fashion brand specializing in cute and stylish face masks as a way to bring its take on cuteness to the world.

BCBGMAXAZRIA Ginza Flagship Opening Reception

BCBGMAXAZRIA, the famously chic Los Angeles-based, high-end fashion brand, opened its largest Japanese flagship store in Ginza on March 6, 2016.

The Purr-fect Yukata for Cat Lovers

Wear your love for cats on your sleeve, and even across your entire body, in the form of a beautiful 'yukata,' or lightweight kimono.

Seek Shelter Under this 'Foliage Umbrella'

Rain or shine, this is the perfect umbrella for whatever the weather.

Goodbye Nail Polish, Hello Stockings!

Why spend time painting your nails when you can just throw on these stockings that have pre-painted on designs for your toes!

The Force Has Got Your Back

Look good you will in these 'Star Wars'-inspired traditional Japanese jackets and shirts.

Turn Heads with Some Eye-Popping Accesories

This Japanese fashion designer gets rather creative with her bags and scarfs, creating bold fashion statements!

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