URAHARA is a frenetic and colorful trip through the backstreets of Harajuku. Today, Emily delves a bit further into the fashion choices and the series' current outlook on street fashion in Harajuku. Read more after the jump!
Premium Bandai and Isetan have a gorgeous new collection: the Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon x Samantha Vega collection, featuring tote bags, wallets, and more that communicate love for Sailor Moon while still offering a stylish vibe. Hit the jump for more!
She wore a sakura mochi beret, the kind you find in a Tokyo store. This adorable cherry blossom-inspired hat from hatmaker Kabugaisha is in full bloom in the city now. Check out the hat after the jump!
JoJo's Bizarre Adventure author Hirohiko Araki took home the gold at the 45th Annual Best Dresser Awards in Tokyo on November 30, 2016. Hit the jump to learn more.
In a special collaboration with Japanese fashion magazine Men's Non-no, manga author Sui Ishida will be recreating the opening chapters of his Tokyo Ghoul dark fantasy manga in full color with brand new artwork. Hit the jump to learn more.
POPRAGEOUS!, a Los Angeles-based apparel brand that specializes in fashion inspired by art and pop culture, has released a one-piece swimsuit for women based on the likeness of a certain cuddly forest spirit from a famous 1988 animated film by Studio Ghibli. Hit the jump to learn more.
Providing further evidence that Japanese monster movie mash-up Sadako vs. Kayako has the greatest promotional campaign in film history, the ghostly villains of the Ringu / The Ring and Ju-On / The Grudge films recently turned up for photoshoots at a pair of Japanese fashion magazines. Hit the jump to learn more.
For a limited time only, Maison de Julietta - a boutique in Harajuku that gives its customers a chance to try out the Lolita fashion style - is offering a series of Lolita makeovers / photoshoots inspired by characters from Eiichiro Oda's popular manga and TV anime, One Piece. Hit the jump to learn more.
It's been a good run, but it appears that Ultra Mother's time as the "world's largest fashion model" is drawing to a close this February with a final series of ads celebrating Valentine's Day at AMU Plaza Hakata, part of the JR Hakata City shopping center in Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture, Kyushu, Japan. Hit the jump to learn more.
In this crazy world we live in maybe it's not so crazy to have Lightning from Final Fantasy XIII modeling for Louis Vuitton. The collaboration was recently announced along with a short promo and some images, but the madness didn't stop with Square Enix's character donning duds from Louis Vuitton Series 4. Lightning recently spoke with The Telegraph in an interview that only gets better if you consider it as part of the larger Final Fantasy XIII lore. Read on for more.
Nicolas Ghesquière, a French fashion designer and the creative director of fashion house Louis Vuitton, took to Instagram recently to unveil a new series of ads (entitled "Series 4") which feature Lightning from Final Fantasy XIII modeling real life clothes and accessories created by Louis Vuitton. Hit the jump to get stylish.
Super Groupies, a division of Animate Ltd. that specializes in otaku fashion and accessories, is rolling out a new line of luggage with designs inspired by the main characters of Naoko Takeuchi's perennially popular manga and TV anime, Sailor Moon. Hit the jump to learn more.
It's not even Thanksgiving yet, and already Tsuburaya Productions' super-heroine-turned-world's-largest-fashion-model, Ultra Mother, is showing off the latest winter fashions for AMU Plaza Hakata. Hit the jump to check out Ultra Mother in her sexy Santa costume.