Before the ones in Kyoto, I actually had my first own produced kimono photo shoot last December.
The idea occurred to me after my friend and I visited a private open house exhibit in October 2016. It was a stunning house, previously owned by a photographer named Nakamura. It had been well preserved in its old ...
These days a lot of exciting stuff is happening and I wanted to share that with you.
Firstly, I have been published in the German womens magazine "Lea".
It is not a big article, but I am super stoked!
The page spread is featuring women who have tried something outside their comfort zone and risked something. The header ...
After someone took a photo of me wearing the Space Invaders kimono in a train station and putting it online, Twitter completely blew up so that the photo/tweet was seen by 1.4 Million people and was retweeted over 15,000 times.
I didn't know about it until a friend tweeted me like "Is that you, Anji? This ...
Today I have some awesome news I'd like to share with you!
I have been chosen to be one of the few official writers for the new kimono community called KIMONO BIJIN.
KIMONO BIJIN is a page which recently opened and meant to be an informative platform and community for women in their 20s and 30s which ...
The other day I got interviewed by the fashion app "StyleShare" about life and what inspires me. StyleShare is a popular fashion style app from Korea, where you can upload your coordinates and beauty pictures and tag the brands you wear.
I use this app for a while now and it has many users across Japan and ...
A couple of days ago my friend Kumiko invited me to check out the JOTARO SAITO AW16/17 kimono collection up close.
Now we both saw these beautiful pieces on the runway at Tokyo Fashion Week - but it's a big difference to actually see them close and being able to touch the fabrics.
My kimono coordinate ...