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Beat the Heat With Some Cool 'Yukata'

Look cool and stay cool during the hot Japanese summers with lightweight 'yukata' that feature the Loch Ness Monster and Edo Period assassination tools.

4 Textile Companies from the Old School

Textiles are vital to modern day-to-day life. Here are four companies that draw on more than half a century of experience to produce everything from silk to high-end yarn.

Revitalizing Fukushima One Shoe at a Time

Keep a centuries-old tradition alive on the streets by wearing 450 years of history on your feet.

Stylish Naruto Bags Have Arrived!

Whether you're packing school supplies or throwing stars, these bags are perfect for Naruto fans!

How to Get the Most Out of Fireworks in Japan

One of the centerpieces of the Japanese summer is the fireworks festivals that run through July and August. Find out how to get the most out of the experience!

Pin Your Hair Up with Mini Japanese Weapons

These gorgeous hairpins will have you ready to turn heads and defeat foes.

Tokyo Dirt-Cheap Clothes Shopping Tour

You're in Tokyo and you want to buy clothes, but you've already spent all your money on tech gadgets, anime figurines and weird items? Then this article is for you!

Cheap Kimono Rental & Dressing in Kyoto

Spice up a trip to Kyoto with this special set plan including a kimono, sash, bag and sandals. Choose from a variety of patterns and fabrics to fit your style!

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.

How to Properly Wear 'Geta'

Do you know the real Japanese technique for wearing traditional footwear?

Yukata 101

What's a 'yukata'? And more importantly, how do you put one on? Better find out before summer festival season arrives!

The Portable Paternal Playgound!

This wearable prototype turns dads into jungle gyms!

Wear a Necklace Made from a Japanese Sword

These forged steel accessories are taken from various parts of a blade created by a master swordsmith.

The Aritayaki Wristwatch

Japanese and Swiss craftsmanship come together to create the beautiful Aritayaki wristwatch.

Andy Warhol 'Randoseru'

With Japanese kids' backpacks becoming fashion icons in their own right, why not up the ante with a splash of Andy?

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!

4 Great Igari-Style Makeup Tutorials

The Igari makeup look, pioneered by makeup artist Shinobu Igari, gained rapid popularity in 2015 and has been sported by the fashion-conscious since. We've got four great tutorials explaining how to wear this trendy style!

Slip on a Pair of Sailor Moon Socks

Power up your wardrobe with a pair of collared sailor-style Japanese uniforms wrapped around your ankles.

I Choose You—as My Partner for Life

Debating what to get your better half as an engagement ring? Well, if she or he is into Pokémon, then jeweler K.UNO has the perfect ring collection for you!

Wear Pandas & Space Cats on Your Back

From designs inspired by traditional 'ukiyo-e' woodblock prints to pandas and space cats, these kimono jackets are sure to turn heads when you step out the door.

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