Tokyo Fashion Week – Spring/Summer 2014

Although Tokyo street style is widely praised – especially those kooky Harajuku boys and girls – Tokyo Fashion Week does not attract as much attention as the Big Four do. As soon as the shows start in New York, London, Paris and Milan, bloggers begin frenzied Instagramming and Tweeting, and the world follows, spellbound, but…

Liebster Award Nomination

I woke up this morning to find this wonderful Liebster Award nomination surprise on my blog, courtesy of the lovely and bubbly Catherine of http://thiskittenhasklaws.wordpress.com/. If you haven’t read her blog yet, do! When you read her blog posts, they’re full of energy and it’s like you’re listening to a friend speak. Here are the rules…

Louis Vuitton Timeless Muses

On September 22nd, the penultimate day, I finally made it to the Louis Vuitton Timeless Muses exhibition that was being held at Tokyo Station Hotel. Kate Moss and Catherine Deneuve made rare appearances for the opening party. I don’t often venture to Tokyo station, and haven’t seen the Marunouchi side properly, ever. It was under…

Vogue Fashion’s Night Out – Tokyo

On September 7th, 2013, the fashionable areas of Harajuku, Omotesando, and Aoyama played host to one of the most exciting fashion events of the year – I’m sure most fashionistas have this one in their diary. I, on the other hand, found out quite by accident. But once I knew, even wild horses couldn’t have…

Nails of the Week – The Eye of the Typhoon

Today is a national holiday in Japan – Respect for the Aged Day – so no school. Score! But, it’s also the day that a typhoon, number 18 of the season, has decided to wreak havoc over the island. Cue intermittent rain and gusty winds, delayed trains, or even lines that have stopped running. I…