All About Japan

See How Momotaro Jeans are Made

Momotaro Jeans' craftspeople have dedicated their lives to denim. See how they produce a pair of jeans, from start to finish.

10 Ways to Deck Yourself Out in Okayama Denim

Okayama Prefecture is the heart of denim in Japan. Check out these 10 pieces from Okayama Denim that will have you set in some fine Japan-made threads, great for both denim newbies and real denim heads!

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?

These Over-Knee Socks are Waterproof & Stylish

Once you've seen these, you'll never go underwater sockless again!

The Purrrfect Fluffy Feline Scarf

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

Stunning Samurai Parka for Modern Men

Cotton and silk are so last season! These new 'hakama' are made from a rather unexpected textile...

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.

Upholding Beauty & History at Yojiya

One of Kyoto's most historic and best-known shops happens to be an unassuming makeup and beauty store.

Hikaru Skirt Illuminates 'Absolute Zone'

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

The Book of 'Sweet' Makeup Tips!

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

Keep Warm in a Samurai-Inspired Hoodie

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

Beautiful Koi-Inspired Bags

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

The Umbrella that Looks Like a Salad Head

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

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.

Fancy Wearing a Kimono on your Head?

Thanks to Japanese company W@nder Fabric, you can now wear a cap made from vintage kimono and obi sashes!

Fashionable Sailor Moon Attire

Transform your wardrobe with a little moon prism powder magic!

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.

A Select Shop in a Basement Parking Garage

Interested in a new shopping experience? Then visit Tokyo’s hippest new select shop located in a basement parking garage!

The Ultimate Samurai Pants

It might not be as tough as armor, but these leather samurai pants sure are fashionable!

Lexus Designs a $1,320 Backpack!

This just might be the most expensive Japanese school bag we've ever seen!

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