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harajuku girls with wicked style

"I'm hanging with the locals, Where the catwalk got its claws, All you fashion know-it-alls, With your underground malls , In the world of Harajuku!" Harajuku Girls, Gwen Stefani Harajuku, Tokyo, is famous for it's street style tribes, from dark Lolitas with black parasols to impossibly orange Ganguro girl clowns, all mixed into one huge crowd in a hyper modern metropolis. Here are our top 5 Harajuku girls, they're super-kawaii (that means super-cute in Japanese)!

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Text Felicity Kinsella

  • hirari ikeda

    "You're looking so distinctive like D.N.A., like nothing I've ever seen in the U.S.A."

    The author of one of our favourite fashion blogs, a really weird one, Hirari works at a shop called Dog and takes her style inspiration from Instagram and Tumbr.

    @ikedahirari

    Hirari Ikeda

  • juria nakagawa

    "A fatal attraction to cuteness, Style is style, Fashion is fashion, Girl, you got style."

    Juria is one of the undisputed style icons stalking the streets of Tokyo today. She used to work in AvantGarde Harajuku, but now she's finished school is  DJ and art director's assistant.

    @juria41

    Juria Nakagawa

  • seto ayumi

    "Super lovers, tell me where you got yours (at the super lovers store)."

    With hair inspired by LeeLoo from Fifth Element, and a penchant for snapbacks and backpacks Seto Ayumi is the just cutest Harajuku model.

    @setoayumi

    Seto Ayumi

  • yura peko

    "In a pedestrian paradise, Where the catwalk got its claws (meow)."

    Harajuku model and the coolest cat in town. 

    @yura_pk

    Yura Peko

  • kyary pamyu pamyu

    "Wild hair color and cell phones, Your accessories are dead on."

    20 year old Kiriko Takemura (stage-name Kyary Pamyu Pamyu) is the futurist-manga-candy-pop princess of Harajuku and it's official Kawaii Ambassador. She's also a super-succesful singer with a song titled Fashion Monster.

    @kyarypamyupamyu

    Kyary Pamyu Pamyu