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Top 5 Winter 'Moe' Fashion Tips!

You can look cute all year round, but there are seasonal bonus cute points from fashion that creates 'moe.' How do you maintain the look when the temperature drops?

Designing Fashion for All Aspects of Life

Takafumi Tsuruta believes fashion shouldn't just be about the runway, but about meeting you where you are in life: whether you’re in a wheelchair, have only one arm, or are on your way to a funeral.

Hikaru Skirt Illuminates 'Absolute Zone'

Would you want to wear a skirt that lights up inside?

Samurai Style Gets a Modern Makeover

Always wanted to dress like a samurai for work, but felt the full-on battle armor would be too much? How about trying one of these samurai shirts on for size?

Fendi Pop-Up in Ginza

To mark the 50th anniversary of its presence in Japan, Fendi opened a pop-up shop in Ginza—its first and only boutique in Japan to showcase both men's and women's collections.

An Otaku's Guide to Fashion

For some otaku, dressing to impress can seem like a perplexing chore. So why not make it easy with these adorable anime characters as a guide?

Who Wouldn't Want to Wear this Epic Kotatsu?

Designing his clothes around the concept of relaxing in a comfortable room, Keisuke Nagami may have invented the ultimate in indoor cold-weather comfort: a heated table attached to not just one, but four parkas!

Japan May Just Have a New Fashion Capital

Tokyo may be Japan's fashion capital, but not for long!

The Book of 'Sweet' Makeup Tips!

Famed makeup artist Yuzuko wants to share the secrets of the latest Japanese teen makeup trends!

Keep Track of Time with a Sakura Watch

As time ticks by, thousands of fleeting cherry blossoms are swept away by the gentle spring wind—and nothing paints this picture more vividly than Citizen's newest watch.

The Purrrfect Fluffy Feline Scarf

Keep warm and cute this winter in a new kitty scarf designed by Felissimo.

Fashion Designed to Block Your Cell Phone

Want some time away from your cell phone? Conceptual fashion designer Kunihiko Morinaga has designed a line of clothing specifically intended to block electromagnetic waves, protecting us from the storm of information that inundates our lives.

Where to Get Your Lifelong Brolly

Instead of wasting ¥500 on plastic umbrellas every time you get caught in a sudden downpour, Cool Magic SHU'S helps you find that one umbrella you can carry around and even cherish for the rest of your life.

Japan's Only Fashion Mag for Larger Men

Debuting in October 2015, Mr. Babe is Japan's first fashion and lifestyle magazine designed specifically for 'chubby' (or 'pocchari') men—which in Japan means men with a body mass index of over 25.

Discover High Art at Tokyo Fashion Stores

Fashion houses are natural art lovers, and many are happy to share their love with Tokyo shoppers. Maybe the following suggestions will give you some tips on how to appreciate your luxury shopping just a little more.

Beautiful Koi-Inspired Bags

Navigate through the pedestrian sea of Japan with your very own fish companion.

Genderless Models Create New Fashion Culture

Just what does it mean to be a genderless model? Tokyo Girls' Update examines the principles while looking at internationally known icons and Japanese models.

Samurai Guide: How to Wear a Sword

Not sure if samurai wore a sword with the handle pointed up to the heavens or down toward the earth? The answer may surprise you!

Top 5 Fashion Icon Instagrammers to Follow!

Tokyo Girls' Update has compiled a list of five trendsetting women who use Instagram to transmit their style in Japan.

Neighborhood Styles in Tokyo

Which Tokyo style fits you best?

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