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Japanese Street Fashion

style2.jpgHarajuku is known throughout the world as a place to find cutting edge street fashion. Located in a neighborhood of Tokyo that includes a large shopping district, Harajuku is a mecca for young people looking to express their creative style on the streets. There are a variety of style types found in Harajuku: Lolita, Gothic, Gyaru, Visual Kei, to name a few. Style deficit disorder : Harajuku street fashion, Tokyo presents over 200 photographs of Harajuku's street scene as well as insightful essays from fashion icons.


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Kicks Japan examines the sneaker culture in Japan. Profiling many of the legendary designers of Japan's sneaker scene, the book also includes a look at other figures, such as DJ Sarasa and Shin Tanaka that have contributed to the prominence of sneaker culture in Japan.







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Shoichi Aoki has been documenting Tokyo street fashion since the mid-1990s. He is the creator the street fashion magazine FRUiTS, now a cult fanzine. The book FRUITS is a collection of photographs from the magazines 10+ year run, documenting the changing face of fashion in Japan.

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