The importance of Tokyo as one of the fashion world’s Street Style Capitals, has us keeping a close eye on their Fashion Weeks.
For a country that has suffered greatly under natural disasters recently, Japan has been presenting some remarkably upbeat, joyous fashion in their Spring/Summer collections.
The international influences of worldwide trends such as mixing prints and experimenting with volume and transparency were reinterpreted with Japan’s signature childlike playfulness and meticulous attention to detail.
Paul Smith showed his range in Tokyo on Day 1, much to the delight of the local fashion crowd.
A hot trend purveyed in Japanese designer Ato’s collection, was unisex clothing. Although a menswear designer, Ato had both male and female models dressed in identical outfits walking for him, beautifully showcasing the diversity of the androgynous range.
Typically Japanese styling elements of pompoms and crazy socks, added runway interest to Keiichi Muramatsu’s delightfully wearable range.
Jenny Fax relived her high school days as inspiration for her range of pleated skirts, tiaras and girly prom dresses.
We’re looking forward to seeing what Japan has to offer for Autumn/Winter.