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Neon Colors Light Up the StreetsWatanabe Asuka

The trend in 2012 was for feminine fashions, with an emphasis on gentle colors such as sherbet or pastel shades. This changed in 2013—now, a stylish look incorporating neon pink, yellow, and green colors for hats, skirts, sneakers, or accessories is becoming increasingly popular. These colors are also being used for nail art and eye makeup. Vivid colors with a strong impact are completely changi…

An Explorer of Japanese Style

Tokyo is far from the established fashion capitals of the world, but the styles seen on its streets continue to attract global attention. We interview an American woman whose fascination with uniquely Japanese looks brought her to the country more than a decade ago; she has been involved in the fashion scene in Japan ever since.

How Can Harajuku Get Its Groove Back?

Harajuku in Tokyo is known around the world as a street-fashion Mecca. Yonehara Yasumasa has kept a close eye on the neighborhood’s street life, snapping photos with his Cheki instant camera. Here he speaks his mind about how commercialism has dulled the Harajuku style and what it will take to revive youth culture there.

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