Yearly Archives - 2016

Fashion Week Tokyo AW16/17 – NGUYEN CONG TRI

On Tuesday I was invited to see the -Japan meets Vietnamese fashion- runway show with featured Vietnamese fashion designer Nguyen Cong Tri. I chose a casual outfit consisting of a snug Hoodie worn below a mens kimono with Hokusai wave print and Dr.Martens boots. (Picture taken by Matthew Sperzel Photography) To be honest I went there with rather low expectations (you know, usually the more famous designers show their collections later on the day). Or lets put it this way: I did...

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The kimono kid x SALZ Tokyo

Last month I had an incredibly fun crossover collaboration with my dear friend Sasa from New York. Sasa is the head and creator behind the kimono kid and hand makes custom order kimono items in her atelier in Brooklyn. She does everything from scratch, taking the customers wishes and measurements, designs, hand dyes, cuts and sows kimonos, kimono jackets and anything wafuku you like in her studio. Only high quality locally US made denim or fabric, or else carefully sourced vintage kimono...

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Coming of Age

For the coming of age day I got up early, dressed myself in a modern crossover of wafuku meets streetwear and headed to the city to take some photos of all the lovely young people who celebrate becoming an adult by wearing furisode kimono with their friends. My outfit consisted of following: antique checkered meisen kimono self-made animal print obi vintage pearl belt tokone x Misha Janette tights animal print Vans sneakers velvet haori jacket vintage leather gloves kimono bag sponsored by Styleshare Japan But lets take a look...

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