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「レトロ着物撮影」Kimono flapper girl photo shoot


Friday, March 10, 2017

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 ...

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「掲載されました!」Publications September 2016


Monday, September 19, 2016

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! この頃、色々なハッペニングはあります。(笑) 一週間前は「Lea」と言うドイツの雑誌に掲載されました。別に大きな記事とかでもないですけど、とても嬉しいです。 The page spread is featuring women who have tried something outside their comfort zone and risked something. The header ...

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「着物についてのインタビュー」Interview with The Daily Dot


Monday, July 11, 2016

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. この間、手作りのスペースインベーダー着物でお出かけしたところ、駅に「着物の写真を撮っていいですか?すごいですね!」との事がありました。 顔なしの写真でしたのに、次の日ツイッターを見たら友達からのメッセージで「コレもしかしてアンジーですか?話題になってるよ!!」で先日の写真が!! とんでもない事になってた!オー 今まで見た人の数はなんと140万人で、リツイートは1万5千回以上です。 I didn't know about it until a friend tweeted me like "Is that you, Anji? This ...

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「着物美人」KIMONO BIJIN Official Writer


Tuesday, May 17, 2016

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 ...

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StyleShare Japan Interview


Thursday, April 7, 2016

 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. この間、スタイルシェアにインタビューをされました ☆ スタイルシェアは韓国と日本の人気ファッションアップリです。毎日のファッションコーデやビューティー商品をシェアできますし、トレンドを見れて楽しいアップリです。 I use this app for a while now and it has many users across Japan and ...

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JOTARO SAITO AW16 Collection Up Close


Monday, March 28, 2016

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. 今週は友達の久美子さんに誘って頂いて、JOTARO SAITOの新コレクションを近くから見たり触ったりことができました。ランウェイショーで見るのは素晴らしいけど、やはり手にとって見るのは違いますね。☆ My kimono coordinate ...

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