FRIDAY FASHION SPECTRUM: Reporting from Tokyo
By Adilla Menayang
Chameleon Fashion Blogger
When people hear “Japanese Style,” the first thing that often comes to mind is the vibrant, quirky and outlandish street style that dominate the streets of Harajuku (or the Los Angeles Convention Center during AnimeCon).
Over Easter Break I was actually lucky enough to visit Tokyo, the city of my dreams, even though it was only a four-hour layover. My friend Erin was kind enough to skip her first day of school to take me around and show me parts of the city she thought would interest me.
Of course, she took me to Harajuku and Shibuya, the famous fashion epicenter of Tokyo (a city that is by itself a fashion capital).
The best part is, far before I arrived in these two districts of Tokyo, everywhere around me people were so well put together. For you fashion bloggers out there, you know how if you want to make a Sartorialist style post about fashion on the street, it takes sometime to hunt down? Well in Tokyo, the hard part was having to choose the best outfits; everyone put in so much care and attention to detail.
The verdict, it wasn’t at all outlandish, but it was vibrant and quirky. The trends I saw there were nude tones, lace and layers. The overall look was delicate, romantic and modern. I felt I was flipping through the pages of a fashion spread in Nylon or Vogue. Here are my top four favorite looks:
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