Tokyo ladies and daily fashion
Lee Jay Walker
Modern Tokyo Times
Fashion in Tokyo is very important and this applies to both sexes and the quality and styles are so diverse. Therefore, Tokyo is a fashion paradise for fashion lovers and you have so many places to visit in this amazing city in order to view the latest trends or to try on new clothes.
It is clear that Tokyo is a fashion Mecca because you have so many areas of high quality fashion shops, independent fashion and mega department stores. Therefore, within a short distance you can witness the different styles of Ginza, Harajuku, Omotesando, Ikebukuro, Shibuya, Ebisu, Aoyama, Shinjuku, Ueno, and in other parts of this city.
Also, within Harajuku you have a huge variety of fashion and this applies to kawaii culture, individual styles, upwardly mobile and high brand designs can be found within the environment of Harajuku, Omotesando Hills and Aoyama which is very exclusive.
Therefore, the age group also changes because parts of Harajuku and Shibuya are buzzing with trendy teenagers or young adults. However, Omotesando Hills and Aoyama caters for the wealthy and adults of various ages can be seen browsing around and buying high quality and exclusive products.
Shibuya is the same because some areas are completely alive with young teenagers and young adults but mixed within this are high quality department stores. Also, the closeness of Shibuya, Omotesando, Harajuku and Aoyama means that you can feel the energy and natural flow of the changing styles.
If you are a fashion lover then Tokyo is your city because the diversity is amazing and fashion designers have a rare edge because some designers like Sebastian Masuda (6%DOKIDOKI) and Takashi Aoki (Macaronic) have creativity in abundance.
Both Sebastian Masuda and Takashi Aoki are based in Harajuku and the beauty of this part of Tokyo is that the independent spirit is still alive and kicking. Yes, of course you have famous international and Japanese brands in Harajuku and Omotesando but it is designers like Sebastian Masuda and Takashi Aoki which inspire.
Kawaii culture and fashion companies like 6%DOKIDOKI have developed a strong following throughout the world because of the stunning color schemes on offer and the huge creativity which can be seen.
Therefore, if you log on to Twitter or Facebook it is clear that young teenagers and adults from France, Indonesia, America, and all over the world, have a taste for Tokyo fashion.
This is because of the creativity on offer and when you add this to the amazing environment of Tokyo then it is easy to see why Tokyo is so popular and a world famous city.
If I ever feel blue then a walk around Harajuku while listening to house/trance music perks me up because I can relax by watching the natural street fashion on show.
Fashion companies like 6%DOKIDOKI, Comme des Garcons, SmackyGlam, ato, Macaronic, Candy Stripper, and a host of others; are extremely diverse and they cater for a huge difference in taste.
This adds up to an amazing fashion scene and the fashion blends within the environment that the shops are located and this fact is what is so fantastic about Tokyo.