Yumi Katsura: Beyond East and West

Delighting our senses with opulence and glamor, Japanese fashion designer Yumi Katsura held an exquisite runway show in the ballrooms of Akasaka Palace, the first time a fashion event has been allowed to run in this splendid location. Titled “Beyond…

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The (re)evolution of Harajuku

When I first arrived in Tokyo, in the early noughties, Harajuku street fashion was still, pretty much, in full swing. The gothic lolitas and weekend cosplayers were in abundance, the backstreet b-boys and girls owned the night, the dark-faced ganguro…

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