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Blonde is Fading

“Japan’s blondes vanish as women turn to dark side,” Reuters reports today.

Kjeld Duits: @Dustheap: I don’t think the reporter was actually correct when she wrote that straight hair black hair is considered unflattering in Japan. That is why I commented on the article. I am sure there are lots of people who think so, but they are definitely not a majority. Having said that, I think you always have the The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence thing happening, people wanting things they don't, or can't, have.
Dustheap: It’s so strange that straight hair is considered unfaltering in japan, yet in America everyone wants that flat ironed hair look… I see people with wavy hair, yet it seems that more people want straight!

International Design Competition

Gen Art, a non-profit organization that showcases the top emerging talent in fashion, film and the visual arts, announces “Gen Art Styles 2006 International Design Competition.”

Book about Comme des Garçons

Heibonsha Limited Publishers has published a book about famed Japanese fashion label Comme des Garçons.

Kjeld Duits: @Yocelyn: You can get Unlimited Comme des Garçons at Amazon. The price has gone up since the book first came out, but you can get it at about the original price when you buy it used (through the above link). Seeing how much the price has gone up since I wrote this article in 2005, the book may actually be kind of a good investment. ^_-
Yocelyn: Hello, I would to ask where may I buy the book of comme does garçons here in US? Thank you very much.

Comme Des Garçons

Japan Fashion Week 2005: Review

Japan Fashion Week 2005 has come to an end and as the tents are dismantled and the designers head back to their ateliers the time has come to reflect on what is hot and what is not for Spring/Summer 2006

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Kyoko Higa

With a psychedelic catwalk show this morning Kyoko Higa managed to wake up a rather jaded Japan Fashion Week.

lulz: this bish dont look like a jappa

ZIN KATO/CUP by Zin Kato

In a radically different atmosphere, Zin Kato released their ZIN KATO/CUP labels. In a decidedly mature collection Toru Kato and Misako Hayashi established that they can deliver a diverse array of clothing from original jumpsuit creations to evening wear.

http://www.japanesestreets.com/?pg=423